An affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
in accordance with the Shelter-In-Place order from our Public Health officer and Governor Newsom, the Health and Human Services building is closed to the public, effective March 20th. As essential services and staff, Behavioral Health will continue to provide services primarily by phone. Very limited services will be provided on a case by case basis for essential services that require a face to face visit. Our priority is to continue to provide services safely for our clients, our staff and our community. As the situation changes, continued modifications to services may occur and we will continue to provide updates.
provides good ways for persons with mental illness and their friends and families to explore solutions, share experiences and information, obtain mutual support and become better informed.
is to educate ourselves and the community about mental illness; to eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness; to encourage the active involvement of consumers and family members in the operation and improvement of the mental health system; and to never give up hope for positive change!!
We are Amador County's affiliate of our nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Guest speakers on services, reports on trainings, and information about our education and advocacy efforts.
Free 90-minute groups offered monthly in evenings following monthly education/advocacy meetings for all family members, caregivers and friends of people with mental illness. Led by trained facilitators, we provide support, ideas, resources, and information about caring for someone with a mental illness.
Led by trained members who are also in recovery from mental illness, this free group meets weekly and is open to anyone with a mental illness. We provide a casual, flexible and supportive setting to work on daily challenges in regaining wellness.
NAMI Amador Peer-to-Peer is a free, eight-session educational program for adults with mental health conditions who are looking to better understand themselves and their recovery. Taught by trained leaders with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions and informative videos. However, as with all NAMI programs, it does not include recommendations for treatment approaches.
Based on the recommendation from the CDC to cancel all public gatherings of over 50 people for the next 8 weeks, we will be changing our NAMIWalks Northern California Walk Fundraiser to a virtual event.
We hope that all of you will join us "virtually" on the new date of
Saturday, May 30th as we participate with other NAMIWalks locations throughout the country to Walk for Mental Health. You can walk in your neighborhood, on your treadmill, at the park or in your backyard!
More details will be shared soon on how you can get more involved and how our Virtual Walk will work. We are excited to explore this creative way to bring people together as a community, even though we can't physically join together right now.
Phone: (209) 223-6450
Address: 10877 Conductor Blvd Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Phone: (209) 223-6412
24 Hours emergency number: 800-310-6555
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Programs of NAMI Amador are supported in part by a California Mental Health Services Act contract with the Amador County Behavioral Health Department.
NAMI Amador is a legal entity separate and distinct from NAMI, Inc.
NAMI Amador is a California
Non-profit Corporation, and
Federal tax-exempt public
ID # 87-0708427
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