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Meet the NAMI Team

Who We Are

NAMI San Francisco is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Established in 1983, NAMI SF provides support and education to individuals with mental illness and their families.  With the assistance of over 100 volunteers we are able to reach over 20,000 people a year.

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NAMI SF Meetings

Monthly Meeting

Each month, speakers are invited to address issues related to living with a mental health condition. Topics include, but are not limited to, advances in research, alternative treatments, and new technology.

Lectures are held on the third Tuesday of every month at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 900 Hyde Street, in Lower Level Room C.  Please arrive by 6:15pm for the presentation. We will begin at 6:30pm and finish by 8:00pm.




Learn practical skills to help a loved one or manage your own recovery.  Topics have included Mindfulness and Stress Management, Understanding Social Security Disability, and Establishing a Special Needs Trust.


Workshops are free for NAMI members. 


Classes & Programs

NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs provide outstanding free education, skills training and support. 


Support Groups

Peer led support groups meet weekly throughout the city. We offer groups for individuals living with a mental health condition, caregivers and friends (in English, Spanish, and Cantonese) and Siblings.

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Learn more about the benefits of membership and how you can help.


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Keep up to date on NAMI SF events and updates. Members on our mailing list are the first to know!


Become a Volunteer 

We need you!

Become a part of our family. Together, we can save many lives and make a difference for those that need us.

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Personal testimony from people in our programs