NAMI OC Family Support Groups

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. NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.


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, nor should they be construed as such. NAMI Orange County does not endorse, nor appear to endorse support group discussions, derivatives of these discussions or any other materials 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 that do not act or rely upon any of the resources or information available in or from these meetings or meeting derivatives. 

Please seek the advice of physicians, health-care providers or other experts in order to find the treatment or other services that will work the best for you.