Jail Resources

NAMI California maintains guides and forms listed by county that can assist you in helping a friend or family member with a serious mental illness who has been arrested. These “guides” provide step-by-step procedures to assist in navigating the criminal justice system of each county. Click on the links below to access the county websites. Print the Arrested Guide including the Inmate Medication Information Form (link is in Step Four). Click on the Medication Form link to display and print only the form.
County (link to site)
Arrested Guide
Medication Form
Alameda County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Amador County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Calaveras County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Contra Costa County Arrested Guide (Not Currently Available)
El Dorado County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Fresno County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Kern County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Kern County – North Kern State Prision Arrested Guide  Medication Form
Los Angeles County Arrested Guide English Medication Form
Spanish Medication Form
Orange County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Riverside County Arrested Guide Medication Form
San Bernardino County Arrested Guide Medication Form
San Diego County Arrested Guide Medication Form
San Luis Obispo County Arrested Guide Not Currently Available
Santa Clara County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Stanislaus County Arrested Guide Medication Form
Stanislaus County – Spanish Arrested Guide Medication Form
Ventura County Arrested Guide Medication Form