Support Groups

Meetings For Families and Friends of Individuals with Mental Illness


St. Paul's Church, Guild Room, 120 N. Hall, Visalia

1st Tuesday of the month
General Membership Meeting: at 5:45 p.m.
followed by:
CARE and SHARE Support Group at 7:00 p.m.

Support For Individuals with Mental Illness


NAMI Connections is a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others' experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

Wellness and Recovery Building
546 E. Tulare Ave., Visalia, CA

Every Thursday from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.

Education Programs

  • 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]
  • *Also Available in Spanish

  • 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]