Welcome to NAMI Amador!

Welcome to NAMI Amador!

Welcome to NAMI Amador!Welcome to NAMI Amador!Welcome to NAMI Amador!

An affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness 

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE!

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. 

Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person!

NAMI Amador

PO Box 482 Jackson, CA 95642

209-256-1293

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Spring Classes Forming NOW!

About Us

NAMI Amador

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.

Our Purpose

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!!

Who We Are

We are Amador County's affiliate of our nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Our Meetings

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Education/Advocacy Meeting

Guest speakers on services, reports on trainings, and information about our education and advocacy efforts. 

  • 4th Tuesday of every month
  • 5:30-6:40PM
  • Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson, in multi-conference room 

Family Support Group

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. 

  • 4th Tuesday of every month, following the Education/Advocacy meeting. 
  • 7:00-8:30 PM
  • Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson in multi-conference room. 

Connection Recovery Support Group

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. 

  • Every Thursday, 1:00-2:30 PM
  • Amador Senior Center 

Peer-to Peer

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.

  • SPRING CLASSES FORMING! Call Michael: 209-256-1293. 

NAMI WALKS 2020

NAMI Walks Northern California is going virtual!

NAMI Walks Northern California is going virtual!

NAMI Walks Northern California is going virtual!

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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! 

Join us on MAY 30th!

NAMI Walks Northern California is going virtual!

NAMI Walks Northern California is going virtual!

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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.

Community Resources

Amador County Dept. of Health and Human Services

Phone: (209) 223-6450
Address: 10877 Conductor Blvd Sutter Creek, CA 95685

Amador County Behavioral Health Dept.

Phone: (209) 223-6412
24 Hours emergency number: 800-310-6555

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Phone: 800-273-8255

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