Welcome to NAMI Monterey County's website!
NAMI Basics class signups now being accepted for Salinas class this Spring!
NAMI Monterey County is now accepting sign ups for a spring NAMI Basics course.
NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years.
If you are interested in attending our NAMI Basics course in Salinas this spring, contact our office or email us at email@example.com
Space is extremely limited, so contact us today to reserve your spot and get details to where and when the class will be held.
NAMI Monterey County's Winter 2013 Newsletter is now available!
Our Winter 2013 newsletter is now available to read on line or for download. Just click the link below:
NAMI Monterey County Winter 2013 Newsletter
NAMI Monterey County is Monterey County's source for supporting family members who have loved ones suffering from a mental illness. NAMI Monterey County was founded by people who were affected by mental illness within their families. We are affiliated with NAMI California and NAMI National.
NAMI Monterey County Mission Statement:
NAMI Monterey County offers hope and reduction of stigma associated with mental illness through education, advocacy, service access, and support for families and their loved ones living with mental illness. To this end, the corporation seeks to enhance the quality and fulfillment of their lives through wellness and recovery.
NAMI Monterey County believes in:
Education Education for individuals living with mental illness, their families, and the community is importantant to dispell ignorance and stigma regarding mental illness. We believe that education and information is a vital tool to living with a mental illness.
Advocacy NAMI Monterey believes in improving legislation and benefits for those living with mental illness. We use our voice within the state and federal system to support and improve the quality of life for those who are mentally ill.
Service Access Our mission is to provide up-to-date information for anyone wanting to learn about mental illness. We work closely with other local resources to provide assistance to those in need.
Support NAMI Monterey provides many classes and support groups for family members of a mentally ill person. These classes and support groups allow family members to get the support they need and to know they are not alone.
What can we do for you? We want to hear from you!
We want to hear from the community and ensure we are providing what you need from us. Send us an email and let us know what you would like us to provide in the new year. Whether it is specific speakers at meetings, movie previews, etc...we want to hear from you.