NAMI Connection Support Groups

A peer support group for adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis. Held Sunday from 7:00–8:30 p.m. at Sutter Center for Psychiatry, 7700 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento.No pre-registration.

Also held Sundays from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the United Methodist Church in Elk Grove. 8986 Elk Grove Blvd. East of Highway 99. No pre-registration.

Email Coordinator Joe Teixeira at for more information or call the office at 916-364-1642.

NAMI Family Support Group—Central

First Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm Conference Room 1C, Sacramento County Division of Mental Health building, 3331 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826. Call NAMI Sacramento at (916) 364-1642 for more info.

NAMI Family Support Group—North

Second Thursday of each month from 6:30- 8:00 p.m. Heritage Oaks, 4300 Auburn Blvd, Ste 104D, Sacramento, CA 95841. The group meets in the Heritage Oaks building to the left of the main hospital, not in the hospital itself. Call facilitator Niles at 916-752-1191 for more info.

NAMI Family Support Group—South

Fourth Wednesday of each month from 7:00–8:30 p.m. Sierra Vista Hospital, 8001 Bruceville Road, Sacramento 95823. Call facilitator Caroline Caton at (916) 204-4512 for more info.

NAMI Family Support Group—East

First Saturday of the month from 6-8pm at the Raley’s grocery store at 4840 San Juan Ave., Fair Oaks, CA, 95628 Call facilitator Kaino Hopper at (916) 204-3138 for more info.

NAMI Family Support Group—Downtown

Second Wednesday of the month from 6-7:30pm at the Ella K McClatchy Public Library at 2112 22nd Street , Sacramento, CA, 95814 (2nd Floor) Call either Bonnie at 916-616-5521 or Joanna at 916-337-5651  for more information.

NAMI Family Support Group—Yolo

2nd and 4th Sundays, 1:30-3:00 pm
Woodland Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Main Conference Room
1325 Cottonwood, Woodland CA
For information contact NAMI-Yolo Helpline (530) 756-8181

2nd and 4th Fridays, 6:30-7:30 pm
For location contact Sally Mandujan (916)752-5865

NAMI Family Support Group—El Dorado

Fourth Monday of each month from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  El Dorado Hills Raley’s Event Center (back of Isle 16) 3935 Park Dr, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 Call Jannell Clanton (530)333-5803 or Lauraleen Patterson (916)955-1666  for more information. Or you can email Jannell at:


Non-NAMI Support Groups

NAMI Sacramento does not necessarily endorse the organizations and groups listed below.

Balanced—A Bipolar and Depression Support Group Every Wednesday from 7:00–8:30 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 27th St, Sacramento, CA 95816 Call Joe Long at (916) 834-0004.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from 7:30–9:00 p.m. Sutter Center for Psychiatry, 7700 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento See: Contact: Andrea Crook at

Early Psychosis Family Support Group For families with a member who has a newly diagnosed brain disease. Note that this is a program UCD offers. Group participants need to be enrolled in the program. Imaging and Research Center Conference Room, UCD Med, Center, 4701 X Street, Sacramento. Call Jane Du Bet at (916) 734-2964.

Emotions Anonymous For people working toward recovery from emotional difficulties. Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. 890 Morse Ave. (corner of Morse and Northrop.) Thursdays 7:00– 8:30 p.m. Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1615 Morse Ave., Sacramento. Meet in the choir room. Newcomer Orientation: Saturdays 1:00–1:30 p.m., followed by a Topic/ Discussion Meeting from 1:30–2:30 p.m. Wellness and Recovery Center, 9719 Lincoln Village Dr., Sacramento. Contact (916) 366-0699 or

Families Anonymous For parents and/or loved ones who have concerns about addiction.  Meets every Sunday at 3:15 PM  at the Arcade Church at 3729 Marconi Av., Rm 603, Sacramento, CA. Call Jane D. at (916) 402-2465 for more info.

Obsessive-Compulsive Support Meeting Every Monday from 7:00–9:00 p.m. at 3331 Power Inn Road Call Jim (916) 223-6541 or Steve at (916) 456-8239.

Sacramento Borderline Personality Disorder Non-BP Support Group For people who have a family member or friend who suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder. Second Tuesday of each month from 7:00–9:00 p.m. Call Lee Gassaway at (916) 376-7518 or contact



NAMI programs should not be used to replace the specialized training and professional judgment of mental health professionals. We cannot, and will not, assume the role of a physician or therapist.

NAMI cannot be held responsible for the use of the information we provide. Please always consult a trained mental health professional before making any decision regarding treatment of yourself or others.