Programs and Services

Promoting Empowerment


Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Trainings: Police officers and dispatchers are trained to interact with individuals with mental illness. The program is designed to minimize use of force, increase officer/public safety and explain available resources in community policing.

Help Line: Experienced Help Line volunteers offer support, information, and referrals via phone, email, or walk-in. 

Advocacy: NAMI SF advocates for favorable mental health policy.


Media Liaising: NAMI SF works with local resources to provide impartial, objective reporting on issues affecting individuals living with mental illness, their families, and the community.

Working towards Unity

In Our Own Voice: Presentation by trained individuals living with mental illness. Able to be scheduled throughout the community.

Ending the Stigma: Presentation for middle and high schools students to learn about mental illness.

Parents and Teachers as Allies: In-service program for school professionals to better understand early warning signs of mental illnesses in children and adolescents.

Mental Health Matters at Work: Presentation designed to help businesses address stigma in the workplace.

Mental Health 101An opportunity to learn about mental illness through an informative presentation, short videos, and personal testimonies that represent a variety of cultures, beliefs, and values.

Removing Stigma

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Ph: (415) 237-0039

Mailing Address

601 Van Ness, Suite Q

San Francisco, 94102