Who are we
NAMI Tulare County, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is part of the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of people affected by mental illness. NAMI Tulare County is an affiliate of NAMI National and NAMI California. We are a volunteer organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing essential, education, advocacy and support groups for people living with serious mental illness and their family and friends. We advocate for access to services, treatment, supports and research. We are committed to addressing the mental health needs of our community, replacing stigma with understanding and building a community of hope for all those in need.
For Family-to-Family information call 559-627-1306, 559-594-6967 or 559-280-5258 in Porterville, CA
*Available in Spanish and English
Support groups provide an opportunity for sharing concerns; we are a community of HOPE.
St. Paul's Church, Guild Room, 120 N. Hall, Visalia CA
1st Monday of the month
Genearal Membership Meeting: at 5:45 p.m.
CARE and SHARE Support Group at 7:00 p.m.
Support For Family and Friends
St. Paul's Church, Guild Room,
120 N. Hall St., Visalia, CA
1st Tuesday of the month
General Membership Meeting: at 5:45 p.m. and Support Group at 7:00pm
Support For Individuals With Mental Illness
NAMI Connections; Every Thursday at 3:00pm at TLC, 546 E. Tulare Ave. Visalia, CA
Look for the Wellness and Recovery Sign.
This confidential group is led by peers living well in recovery.
This is a free twelve-week education course on the topic of wellness and recovery for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illness. The course is taught by two trained [more]
This free ten week education course provides a full approach to recovery for people with mental illness who are interested in achieving and maintaining wellness. [more]
A panel presentation providing a summary of mental illness in children and adolescents and a discussion of the issues these disorders raise for parents and teachers. [more]
This is a 50-minute program designed for high school audiences and is typically presented in the freshman/sophomore health classes during the mental health portion of the curriculum. [more]
*Also Available in Spanish