As you may have heard, this year NAMI OC is proud to be participating in OC Giving Day! This wonderful concept is a 30-hour, online fundraising marathon brought to you by the Orange County Community Foundation.  It started TODAY at 6am and runs until TOMORROW April 28th at noon! Stay updated on our social media platforms and help us out by sharing our posts on your profiles!  Every donation you give will be matched, $25 becomes $50. Give where your heart lives!

 
 
10K Matching Donation Challenge 2016
Hope starts with you.
 
Your donation will support our quality education programs which are available at no cost to
to individuals and their families.
 
Through her Director's Grant from the Segerstrom Foundation, Sally Segerstrom has again generously matched all donations up to $10,000.
 
 
 
 
 
 

NAMI Basics is a NAMI National Signature Education Program for
Parents and Caregivers of Children and Adolescents living with a mental illness.

The next class will begin:

Starting April 21  on Thursdays 6:30-9:00pm - Newport Beach (Open)
 
Click here for online application
 
 
 
NAMI OC is currently recruiting candidates for the "Ending the Silence" Program. This
is a high school educational program which educates high school health Students
about the major mental health conditions. An individual with a mental health
condition shares their story.
 
We are looking for young adults (ages 18-30) who:
  • are diagnosed with a mental health condition
  • are comfortable with self-disclosure
  • are comfortable speaking in public
  • are living well in recovery
  • have a car
  • are available during school hours (Monday - Friday 7 AM - 3:30 PM)

Questions:  Email or call at 714-836-4176

Hand-written applications will not be accepted. 

Thank you!
 
 
 
 

12-Class course for family members who have an adult relative living with mental illness.  Upcoming classes will begin as follows:

Starting January 25  on Mondays 6:30-9:00pm - Newport Beach (Filled)
Starting February 02 on Tuesdays 6:15-8:45pm - Orange (Filled)
Starting March 14 on Mondays 6:30-9:00pm - Fullerton (Filled)
Starting April 13 on Wednesdays 6:30-9:00pm - Costa Mesa (Open)
Starting May 3 on Tuesdays 6:30-9:00pm - Mission Viejo (Open)
 
Planning to begin another Family To Family Class in May:  
Location, Date and Time Pending
Click Here for online application
 
 
 
We are now enrolling for our Family to Family Classes in SPANISH (Español), VIETNAMESE (VIET) and KOREAN
 
NAMI Family-to-Family is an educational course for family,caregivers and friends of 
individuals living with mental illness. Perhaps most importantly, as a participant you 
can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. Recovery is a journey and there is hope 
for all families and individuals dealing with a mental illness. The in-person group 
experience of NAMI Family-to-Family provides the opportunity for mutual support and 
positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate 
to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others 
grow! Come and join us.
 
For more information about the program please click here for Español, VIET and ??? (Korean) .
 
We are now enrolling for 2016 classes! (All languages). 
Contact Multicultural Program Coordinator TO APPLY:
 
Email: Click Here
714-544-8488 ext 110

 

 
 
 
 
NAMI-OC has been dedicated to continually building our programs, outreach and advocacy efforts and working to discover innovative new ways to serve all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI-OC is YOU ... our members, who are truly responsible for making our growth possible.
 
 
If you are not yet a member, we invite you to join. Just download the membership form below and return it to NAMI Orange County. Be sure to complete all of your contact information so we can include you in our community events invitation lists and e-newsletter.

 

THE WELLNESS CENTER Central - Calendar of Activities
(College Community Services)
Calendar of Activities by the Month - April
Phone: (714)361-4860
Website: wellnesscenteroc.com
 
THE WELLNESS CENTER South - Calendar of Activities
Calendar of Activities by the Month May
Phone: (949) 528-6822
 
THE WELLNESS CENTER Garden Grove - Calendar of Activities
Calendar of Activities by the Month May
Phone: (657) 667-6455
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Volunteer Orientation days have been cancelled. However, applications are still being accepted. Please email, snail mail, or drop off application at the NAMI-OC Office.