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In our best efforts to support the people we care about in our community at this challenging time, NAMI San Mateo County has kept our WarmLine open and staffed during business hours. When you call our WarmLine, you will get suggestions and help in navigating services in your area. Resources like housing agencies, crisis intervention hotlines, operating food banks and NAMI’s online support groups are all accessible with the guidance of our NAMI WarmLine operators.
The safety of our Staff, Volunteers and supporting the community is our top priority!

NAMI Connections for adults 18+
Zoom – On Line

Each Monday & Thursday
7:00pm – 8:30pm

PLEASE log in at 6:45pm so the leaders can help trouble shoot any technical problems.  If you need assistance logging on please call Michael directly (650) 784-3272.
Please leave your name and call back number; should Michael be in the middle of helping someone.

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Meeting ID: 845 8973 1115
Passcode: 920111

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NAMI San Mateo County cares about you and wants you to know we will do everything possible to address what people need during this time.  We will continue to comply with the directive to not hold in person meetings due to the Coronavirus.

NEW!  NAMI Connection for Older Adults 55+! Zoom In
1st Wednesday of the Month effective December 2, 2020

The group will be dealing with issues relating to parenting and grand-parenting, adjusting to retired life, volunteering opportunities for Seniors during and after COVID, and independent senior living while dealing with depression, anxiety and loneliness.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 841 1773 3458
Passcode: 996910

Dial In:  1-669-900-6833

All Zoom Meetings will be meeting remotely and no one will be on sight at the NAMI office.

*Please know that we will follow our NAMI guidelines and principles will still apply!

Both NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups:   Is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness.  You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI trained facilitators who have been there!  We offer a safe and confidential place to share and glean group wisdom.

Online Family Support Groups (supporting a loved one with a mental illness):

NAMI Online Family Support Groups (supporting a loved one with a mental illness):

NAMI Cordilleras MHR Center Family Group meets 1st Monday (2nd if 1st is a holiday) of the month from 6:30-8pm. To register, e-mail:
Parents of Youth and Young Adults (ages 6-26) meets 2nd Monday of the month from 7-8:30pm. To register, e-mail:
NAMI South County Family Support Group meets 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30pm. To register, e-mail:
NAMI Spanish Speaking Family Support Group (Redwood City) meets 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30pm. To register, e-mail: or call (650) 573-2673.
NAMI Jewish Family & Services Support Group (Palo Alto) meets 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7-8:30pm.  To Register please complete this submission.
NAMI San Mateo Medical Center Family Support Groups meets 3rd Tuesdays from 6:30-8:pm.  To Register, please email
-NAMI Stanford Family Support Group meets the 4th Tuesday of the month 7-8:30pm.  To Register please complete this submission.





If you would like to be added to our mailing list please call the office!
650 638 0800 or email

Stay tuned for more Support Groups  to meet remotely.  We hope that you will take good care of yourself during this time and please reach out to our WarmLine (650) 638-0800 should you need assistance during our normal business hours Monday-Friday 9a-3pm.  Or you may call the 24 hour Mental Health Association of SF WarmLine at 855-845-7415 available 24/7.

Other Community Partners that provide Family & Peer Support Groups – Please call ahead for COVID 19 detail

Café para Padres,ultimo Martes de cada mes. Clinica Shasta Yolanda Ramirez al 650-599-1047

DBSA Mood Disorder Support Groupfor persons with uni-and bi-polar disorders, mania, depression, or anxiety;family members welcome. Tuesdays, 7-9pm Contact at 650-299-8880 (leave a message)

Individuals Living With Their Own Mental Illness,Tuesdays, 1-2:30pm. Redwood City-Sequoia Counseling Services, sliding scale fees apply. Contact Deborah at 650-363-0249, x111.

Parent Chat,for parent/caregivers of kids aged 14-24 with mental health challenges. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm.  Info: Trudy 650-208-9116 or Donna at 650-823-0997.

Jewish Support Group (open to all denominations), for those with mental illness and families and friends.  2nd Wed, 6:15-8:30pm For info, call Carol Irwin 408-858-1372

Coastside Dual Diagnosis Group, development for clients in all stages of recovery. Thursdays at 4-5pm Half Moon Bay. For info 650-726-6369.

Body Image & Eating Disorders, Thursdays, 6:30-8pm Menlo Park. Open to family and friends. RSVP required: More info: 408-356-1212 or e-mail:

H.E.LP. for those with a mental illness and/or supporters. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 program, 7:30-8:30 prayer. Menlo Church, Menlo Park. Info: Jane Clark 650-464-9033.THURSDAY

Korean Support Group for family members. Cupertino, 4th Friday: 12:30-2:30pm. Call for location: Kyo,408-712-1149.

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation of SF Bay Area. 3rd Saturday, 1:30-3:30pm, Seton Medical Center Info: 415-273-7273; FRI/SAT

Chinese Language Family Support Group Cantonese/Mandarin. Call Alice at 650-573-3571 for information.

Chinese Family Support Group (in English, Cantonese, & Mandarin) meets 2nd Friday, 6:30-8pm. For more information & registration, contact Tammy Vuong, ASW at 650-454-4711 or

Japanese Education & Support Group, call (415) 474-7310 for information.· Consumer Support Groups, Heart and Soul 650-232-7426 for days & addresses, or visit

Cluttering & Hoarding Support Groups, Workshops, and Private Consultations-Groups/programs.  Emily Farber, MSW, 650-289-5417,