NAMI Santa Clara County offers practical experience, support, education, comfort and understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and their treatment in Santa Clara County. In addition, we work with public organizations, private businesses and the media to increase organizational and personal knowledge of effective ways of treating the illnesses while advocating for increased research and improved services for individuals with mental illness.

In order to receive members-only benefits and resources from NAMI local, state and national, we recommend becoming a member of NAMI Santa Clara County.

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NAMI and Advocacy: Staying United in the Face of Challenging Times

NAMI and Advocacy: Staying United in the Face of Challenging Times By Mary Giliberti, J.D. | Jun. 16, 2017   As I’ve been thinking about the upcoming NAMI National Convention, I wanted to share some reflections with all of you on advocacy—recognizing that not everyone will be able to attend at the end of June.…


Check out the Mental Health Channel

What is the Mental Health Channel? We’re a channel like you’d see on cable, but on the web. It’s where all TV is headed, so this is our primary platform. You’ll find MHC content here, on,, YouTube and Facebook. But also on TV channels like PBS, and on university campuses across the country.…


Social Security Disability – Q&A

Social Security Disability—Q&A

Questions about Social Security Benefits? The website, written by a former disability examiner, addresses many of questions that arise naturally from claimants and their families. There is also a special link, that specifically pertains to bipolar disorder.

I Love Being Me – NAMIWalks Silicon Valley KickOff

THANKS TO ALL FOR BEEING THERE!!!  I Love Being Me NAMIWalks Silicon Valley KickOff/Informational Meeting 5 p.m. Free Reception with Food, Fun and Prizes 6 p.m. Program   We would like to hear from you!  Email your FIRST and LAST Name to Dyane Hendricks 408-453-0400 x 3125     Register your team for NAMIWalks Silicon Valley and raise $100…


NAMI Santa Clara County VA Kiosk Locations

NAMI Santa Clara County and the Veterans Administration have partnered to create several walk-up kiosks providing on-screen and printed resources on education about mental illness and the services we offer. These are located at Bay Area hospitals and college campuses. Click locations below for directions.
NAMI Santa Clara Veterans Kiosk Locations
City College
West Valley College
De Anza College
Mission College
Veterans Affairs
Gavilin College