Peer & Family Support Network If you or someone one you love are experiencing a mental health challenge you are not alone. If you are looking for resources, support, or just a listening ear, reach out to one of our trained Warmline Allies Monday-Friday between 9AM-5PM. We are here to help and support all of those affected by mental illness. Please give us a call at (866) 960-6264. We are here to help and support all of those affected by mental illness. Please give us a call at (866) 960-NAMI (866-960-6264). NAMI is also in partnership with Sonoma County Behavioral Health. We work together in support families and individuals experiencing mental health challenges. Families and individuals are connected to NAMI Sonoma County by referrals from the Behavioral Health Department. To learn more, click here.
NAMI Connection is a drop-in recovery support group (meeting weekly or monthly for 90 minutes per session) for individuals living with mental illness. Led by a trained peer, this group provides space for individuals to discuss their mental health challenges, how it’s impacting their lives and what they can do to improve their lives. To see upcoming dates and locations, please see our calendar or call our Program Coordinator Luis Avila Cruz at 707-527-6655 x4. Click here to learn more.
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery education course open to any individual living with a serious mental illness. The course consists of 10 two-hour classes designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants. To see upcoming dates and locations, please see our calendar or call our Program Coordinator Luis Avila Cruz at 707-527-6655 x4. Click here to learn more.
In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes by describing the reality of living with mental illness. People with mental health conditions share their powerful personal stories in this free, 90-minute presentation. Click here to learn more.
Ending the Silence helps middle and high schoolers understand mental illness. We can teach them about the warning signs for themselves and their friends. NAMI Ending the Silence helps raise awareness and change perceptions around mental health conditions. Through this free classroom presentation, students get to see the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the 50-minute presentation, a young adult living with mental illness and a family member tell their stories about mental health challenges, including what hurt and what helped. Click here to learn more.