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Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training Program

The Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training program is devoted to giving peers and family members an opportunity to learn about educational skills such as the recovery model, communication skills, and trauma informed care. All webinar training sessions are guided by trained presenters and provide opportunities for live participant interaction. The goal of this program is to provide individuals with lived experience as a peer or family member behavioral health educational training, one-on-one career counseling, and support to volunteer or work in the behavioral health field. 

Interested in taking part in this program?
Apply today! NAMI San Francisco is currently recruiting for the 4th cohort starting in April 2017.
To take part in the program, a person should fit one of the following criteria (or both):
-Individuals with lived experience
-Family member and/or loved one with lived experience
Contact our Program Coordinator at Laura@namisf.org to apply/learn more!

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.

Please note our February 21 General Meeting has been cancelled. We look forward to seeing you in March!

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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