NAMI OC Support Groups are for individuals 18 years & older who are family members or who care about someone with a mental illness. Meetings are held in a casual & confidential environment, where sharing & caring is the focus.


Laguna Beach

Mission Hospital Laguna
31872 Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

(Main Building - Basement)
Next Meeting is the 1st Wed in April
At 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Psychologist/Facilitator: Brain
Licuanan, PhD
(714) 469-1418


UCI Medical Center
Neuropsychiatric Center
101 The City Dr. (Bldg 3 Room 302)
Orange, CA 92868

(Check in at front desk on 1st floor)
1st & 3rd Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm


Orange County Mental Health
14140 Beach Blvd, Ste #215
Westminster, CA 92683

Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Dat Dinh. MFT
(714) 896-7566

Irvine / Newport

Mariners Church
Room 209 Life Development Bldg
5001 Newport Coast Drive
Irvine, CA 92603

2nd Tuesday of each month
Facilitator: Dr. Marlene G. Swider
(949) 533-9917



Pacientes y familiares bienvenidos
Anaheim Independencia FRC
10841 Garza Ave.
Anaheim CA 92804

Cada Míercoles 5:30-7:45p.m.
Lider: Carmen (714)597-3485


Dana Point

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
33501 Stonehill Dr. (Parish Hall)
Dana Point, CA 92629

2nd & 4th Wednesday 7:00-8:30 p.m
Facilitators: Stephanie Ellman &
Karen Blanco


First Evangelical Free Church
2904 N Brea Blvd
Fullerton CA 92835

(North Campus Room 160)
1st & 3rd Thursday 7:00-8:30pm
Facilitators: Chuck & Mary Joy
Co-Facilitators: Dietrich & Miriam Buss
Phone: (714) 779-6650
Phone: (714) 203-4808


Morningside Presbyterian Church
1201 Dorothy Ln. (Rm. Parlor)
Fullerton CA 92831

2nd & 4th Thursday 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Lee Ann Donaldson
Phone: (714) 870-8657

Laguna Beach

Networks Church
location: 303 Broadway,
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

2nd Tuesday at 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Betty Callaway
Call/Email to confirm location
Phone: (949) 293-9954

Newport Beach

Hoag Center for Healthy Living
307 Placentia Ave. Rm. 105B
Newport Beach, CA 92663

1st and 3rd Monday 7:00pm to 8:00p.m.
Facilitators: Liz Buckelew &
Steve McNally Contact: (714) 600-1499



East West Community Church
(At Magnolia Baptist Church)
720 S. Magnolia Ave. (Conf. Rm.)
Anaheim, CA 92894

2nd & 4th Tuesday 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Facilitators: Wilfred & Neena
Phone: (714) 827-9356


St. Irenaeus Church
5201 Evergreen (classroom 7)
Cypress, CA 90630

1st & 3rd Wednesday 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Facilitators: JoAnne & Deacon
Jerry Pyne: (310) 756-4908

Lake Forest

Saddleback Church
1 Saddleback Pkwy (Rm. CM 216)
Lake Forest, CA

2nd & 4th Monday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Nan Ibarra
Phone: (949) 922-3425

Santa Ana / Tustin

Trinity United Presbyterian Church
13922 Prospect Ave (Prospect & 17th)
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Sunday 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Lynn Boyce (714)639-3599

Crisis & Resources

The OC WarmLine (714) 991-6412
Hours 9 A. M. - 3 A.M. | Monday - Friday
Hours 10 A.M. - 3 A.M. | Saturday & Sunday


Office: (714) 544-8488
Hours 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. | Monday - Friday

DISCLAIMER-PLEASE READ Support Groups do not replace therapy, medical, psychiatric or psychological care. In no way are any of the discussions or materials presented meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner or others, now should they be constructed as such. NAMI-OC does not endorse, nor appear to endorse support group discussions, derivatives of these discussion or any other material presented and it cannot be held liable for the content or use of any products, such as drugs that are incorporated within these support group discussions. Do not act or rely upon any of the resources or information available in or from these meetings or meeting derivatives. Seek the advice of physicians, healthcare providers or other experts in order to find the treatment or other services that will be the best for you.

Crisis & Resources:
(714) 991 - 6412
For More Info:
Administrative Office
(714) 544 - 8488