Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255


Crisis Text Line

Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.


NAMI HelpLine

Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) M–F, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. PT for free mental health info, referrals and support.


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NAMI CA State Trainings and NAMI Signature Programs Training

NAMI CA state trainings and NAMI signature programs trainings and placement programs.

NAMI CA ‘s County Affiliates have lots of opportunities for NAMI Members to become Leaders (Teachers, Facilitators) where you can volunteer at your local affiliate and support your community.

If interested in one of the trainings, please contact your affiliate to be recommended.

Once your affiliate recommends you for the program, they can fill out the application. (AFFILIATES: Applications are posted on the Affiliate Webpage) Once we receive the application NAMI CA will contact you.

For questions: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org


NAMI COPE Law Enforcement Facilitator Training

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Family-to-Family Leader Training

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins February 17-18, 2022 (Day One: 9am-4pm / Day Two: 9am-3:30pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins March 28-29, 2022 (Day One: 9am-4pm / Day Two: 9am-3:30pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins May 19-20, 2022 (Day One: 9am-4pm / Day Two: 9am-3:30pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

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 Familia-a-Familia Leader Training (Spanish)


Family-to-Family Leader Training (Mandarin)


Family Support Group Facilitator Training

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins January 20-21, 2022 (9am-5pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins March 30-31, 2022 (9am-5pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins May 23-24, 2022 (9am-5pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

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Homefront Leader Training 

➢Class Begins May 17-18, 2022 (9am-5pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

Available online from NAMI


Basics Leader Training

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins March 24-26, 2022 (Day One: 9am-12:35pm / Day Two: 8:30am-6:30pm / Day Three: 8:30am-3:15pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

Available online from NAMI


Peer-to-Peer Leader Training

➢Class Begins April 19-20, 2022. State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

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Persona-a-Persona Leader Training (Spanish) 


Connections Leader Facilitator Training

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins December 18-19, 2021– OSHPD MS Peer Training and Placement Program- Contact Affiliate for more details

Hosting Affiliate Contact: MHACC- Elaine Peng- ep@mhacc-usa.org

 

➢Class Begins April 12-13, 2022 (9am-6pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins May 25-26, 2022 (9am-6pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins June 21-22, 2022 (9am-6pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

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IOOV Leader Training 

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins February 18, 2022 (9am-5pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins April 15, 2022 (9am-5pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

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Provider Leader Training 

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins February 15-16 , 2022 (Day One: 8:30am-5pm / Day Two: 8:30am-1pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org


Family Peer Specialist Training – Not running at this time

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Mental Health 101 Presenter Training

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO NAMI MEMBERS*

➢Class Begins January 24-26 , 2022 (6pm-9pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

 

➢Class Begins June 13-15 , 2022 (9am-12pm). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

Contact: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)| Programs@namica.org

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NAMI On Campus Virtual Trainings

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Questions?

Contact: Tory Martinez at NAMI CA, 916-567-0163, ext. 107 | Programs@namica.org