National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County

(209) 468-3755



National Alliance on Mental Illness of San Joaquin County (NAMI SJC) provides personal and mutual support for families and individuals living with a mental illness, in times of crisis, including information and referral services. It assists families and individuals with coping and survival skills.

The NAMI Family Support group meets on a regular basis in Stockton, Lodi, Tracy and Manteca. See below, or the website for times and locations.

Fourth Thursday each month at 6:00 p.m. (Family Support Group). Meetings are held at
Lodi Avenue Baptist Church
2301 West Lodi Avenue
Contact: Irene Sherman at
Phone: (209) 468-3755


Last Thursday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at El Concilio located at 445 North San Joaquin, Stockton 95202

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Meetings are held at Doctors Hospital of Manteca, Main Board Room, 1205 East North Street, Manteca

First Thursday each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at SJC Behavioral Health located at 1212 North California Street. Contact Mary Ellen Cranston at

Second Tuesday each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Healthy Connections Resource Center located at 35 East 10th Street, Suite B. Contact: NAMI Office

The Family-to-Family class is a 12-week course for families and friends of the mentally ill. Each class is 2 1/2 hours in length. The course covers mental illness (the major mental diseases), medication, coping skills and family emotional support. This course is also available is Spanish.

Peer-to-Peer is an 8-week education course for consumers of mental health in the community. In addition, IOOV “In Our Own Voice” presentations are available for consumers, mental health staff and others in the community. This course is also available in Spanish.

The NAMI Provider Education Program offers 15 hours of in-service training, taught by a trained five-member team of family members, individuals living with mental illness and a mental health provider.

NAMI Basics is a 6-week, peer-directed education program developed specifically for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness/serious emotional disturbance or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets in Stockton, Lodi, Manteca and Tracy. See the website for days, times and locations. The group meets for 90 minutes and is open to all adults with mental health challenges, with or without adiagnosis. There are no fees.

Please see website for support group days and times. Please call first to verify meeting days and times prior to attending.
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P.O. Box 448
Stockton, CA  95201
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