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SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES & CAREGIVERS

 NAMI Family Support Groups provide knowledge and understanding along with an opportunity for families and caregivers of those living with mental illness to share experiences in a confidential setting.  Groups are led by either trained professionals or NAMI members with extensive personal experience coping with mental illnesses and its impact on families.

 

Family & Loved Ones Support Group

-2nd  Mondays at 5:00 - 6:30pm

-4th Thursdays at 6:00 - 7:30pm 

-1st Saturdays at 10:30 am - 12pm

Led by NAMI trained volunteers with extensive personal experience coping with mental illnesses and its impact on families and loved ones. Groups provide knowledge and understanding along with an opportunity for families and caregivers of those living with mental illness to share experiences.

Support for Parents and Caregivers of Teens & Young Adults

-4th Sundays at 4 - 5:30pm

Join us for a peer led monthly group for family members of teens and young adults who are struggling with mental health issues. Together, we exchange stories, offer advice, provide support, and build hope & understanding.

Support for Black & African American Families and Loved Ones
 

3rd Saturdays of the Month at 10:30am - 12pm

"This group is for families, caregivers, and friends of individuals who identify as Black or African American living with mental health conditions. Groups provide knowledge, understanding, and an opportunity to share experiences. Led by African American NAMI trained volunteers with extensive personal experience coping with mental illnesses and the impact on families and loved ones. Free and confidential support group for individuals 18+

Siblings Support Group

2nd Wednesday at 5:30pm-7pm

A peer-led group for individuals who have a sibling who is struggling with mental health issues. Together, we exchange stories, offer advice, provide support, and build hope & understanding. Free and confidential support group for individuals 14+

照顧者(家人)廣東話互助組 /Cantonese Language Family Support

-每月第四個週六 下午1點

-4th SATURDAY at 1:00 pm

專為經歷過看護精神疾病患者的照顧者,同伴互相支持.如有問題,請聯繫關戴家慈女士,電子郵箱 mabel@namisf.org

Peer led, Cantonese language group for families and caregivers. Please contact Mabel Kwan at mabel@namisf.org with any questions

Families and Loved Ones Support for Black, Indigenous, People of Color

3rd Monday at 5:00-6:30pm 

A peer-led support group for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Individuals who have a loved one who lives with mental health issues. Together, we exchange stories, offer advice, provide support, and build hope & understanding. 

Support for Adult Children

4th Wednesday at 5:00pm - 6:30pm  

A peer-led group for individuals who have a parents, grandparents or caretakers who is struggling with mental health issues. Together, we exchange stories, offer advice, provide support, and build hope & understanding. Free and confidential support group for individuals 18+

Grupo de Apoyo en Español Para Familias de Niños y Adolescentes /Spanish Support Group for Families of Children and Teens
Cada tercer lunes del mes
de 5:00-7:00pm PT
3rd Monday of the month
5:00
-7:00pm PT
Estas preocupado por el comportamiento de tu niño o adolescente? Las clases o  actividades sociales se le dificultan por sentirse ansioso o deprimido? Los síntomas de enfermedades mentales para niños y adolescentes pueden va riar mucho, haciéndolo difícil de identificar temprano. Las preocupaciones sobre  el estigma, medicamentos y tratamientos pueden prevenir a los padres de buscar  tratamiento para los niños o adolescentes. 
Te invitamos a que te unas a nuestro grupo de apoyo de salud mental donde pa dres y cuidadores pueden tener un lugar seguro y de bienvenida para compartir  las experiencias de cuidar a un niño o adolescente con cualquiera de estas preo cupaciones. 
Este grupo está dirigido en asociación con NAMI San Francisco. NAMI brinda  apoyo, educación y defensa para personas y familias que viven con enfermedad es mentales. 
Comuníquese en supportgroups@supportforfamilies.org si tiene más preguntas.  ​

Peer led Mental Health Support Group (in Spanish) where parents and caregivers can have a safe and welcoming space to share the experiences of caring for a child or teen with mental health challenges. This group is run in partnership with Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. 
Please contact supportgroups@supportforfamilies.org if you have any questions
Family Support with Jane Goldman (Affiliate Group)

-Tuesdays at 6pm

A NAMI SF affiliate support group for family members loved ones of people living with mental health conditions. Facilitated by Jane Goldman, an experienced psychiatric nurse, educator, and family member. Jane has facilitated this group for the past 20 years, bringing her unique combination of professional knowledge and personal experience.

Spirituality Support Group (Affiliate Group)
1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 7 pm on Zoom
Affiliate spiritual support group for people of all faiths who live with a mental health condition and/or loves someone who lives with a mental health condition. For invitation email: pjevans02@gmail.com 

 

2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm
In-person Spiritual Support Group:  This is a spiritual support group for people of all faiths or no faith, for those who desire spiritual, emotional and mental support in these times of difficulty.
Location: SF Baha’i Center in SOMA (address given upon request via E-mail to Pjevans02@gmail.com)