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Register for NAMI San Mateo Programs

Register for NAMI San Mateo Programs

  • *Please note that you will receive a call to confirm your eligibility for the program. You are not confirmed until you speak to a NAMI SMC representative*


Thank you for your interest in registering for a NAMI SMC program. Please read the descriptions of the programs below thoroughly before choosing the program you would like to attend. We will contact you within the next couple of days about scheduling.

The NAMI Basics Program is a free, 6-week course designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents (diagnosed prior to age 13), with emotional and behavioral difficulties, who are currently 22 years old or younger. The course is taught by trained family members.

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 8-week class for families, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions(18+).  Designated as an evidence-based program by SAMHSA, it facilitates a better understanding of mental health conditions, increases coping skills and empowers participants to become advocates for their family members.  The course is taught by trained family members.<

Peer-to-Peer is a free 8-week class for adults with mental health conditions.  The course is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants.  Those wishing to participate will be matched with an individual with a mental health diagnosis who has been trained to be a peer-to-peer teacher/mentor.

The NAMI Provider Education Program is a 4-hour seminar for mental health professionals.  It is designed to expand the participants’ compassion for the individuals and their families and to promote a collaborative model of care.  It presents a subjective view of family and consumer experiences with serious mental illness to line staff at public agencies who work directly with people experiencing severe and persistent mental illnesses.  Please call us at 650-638-0800 or email us at education@namisanmateo.org if you have any questions.