Service Name: Education and Support Services

Organization Name: NAMI MARIN, INC.


Location Name: Main Office

  • Accessibility: ADA accessible
  • Physical Address: 555 Northgate Drive, Suite 101, San Rafael, CA, 94903
  • Mailing Address: 555 Northgate Drive, Suite 101, San Rafael, CA, 94903
  • Description: Note for Coronavirus response period:
    All in-person programming remains suspended. Call Helpline during listed hours or visit for further support.

    Offers support groups, education groups, and speaker meetings. Operates a speakers bureau and telephone helpline. Also operates a lending library for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Provides assistance in locating professional resources.

    Family-to-Family: a 12-week program to educate and support families of loved ones with mental illness. Provides information about treatment and recovery. Provides coping skills and self-care, crisis management, communication techniques, and other topics.

    Family Support Groups: bi-weekly drop-in support groups for families affected by mental illness.

    Helpline: answers questions, educates callers, and provides information about mental health resources in the County.

    In Our Own Voice: classes for those with mental illness conducted by trained peer facilitators.

    Speaker Meetings: public meetings that provide education, resources, and support for families affected by mental illness. The meetings feature mental health professionals, attorneys, program directors, County health representatives, and others.

    Speakers Bureau: speakers are available to present to community and other groups. Educates the public about mental health issues and eliminates stigma.

    Storytelling Series: features people with lived experience in mental illness, suicide, and substance abuse. Provides a space for compassion, respect, non-judgement, and support.
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  • Phone(s): 415-444-0480, 415-991-5857
  • Hours: Mon 1pm - 3pm; Tue 1pm - 3pm; Wed 1pm - 3pm; Thu 1pm - 3pm; Fri 1pm - 3pm; Helpline operates Monday-Friday 1pm-3pm.Family-to-Family course is offered Tuesdays for 12 weeks from 7pm-9:30pm. Call for more information.Support Groups in San Rafael (English and Spanish groups) and Novato offered in the evening. Call for more information.
  • Eligibility: Open to individuals affected by mental illness, their families and friends.
  • Requirements: None
  • Areas Served:
    • Marin United States
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  • Contacts:
    • Kelli Finley, Executive Director,