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NAMI Glendale offers an array of  support groups for people living with mental illness as well as for their families, friends, loved ones, and supporters. 

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NAMI Family Support Groups offer support for family members and loved ones of those living with a mental illness. We offer these groups in English and Spanish 



  • For family members/loved ones of someone living with a mental illness
  • Meeting dates and times are available on our calendar and home page 

"Using the support group model is so essential to the success of our family support groups. Without the training, networking, and support of the group members I fear that support groups would become nothing more than "cry" sessions or “gripe” sessions. As a group the collective wisdom covered a lot of possibilities towards the issues."

Important announcement:


Grupo de Apoyo Familiar en Español

Every Tuesday – 5:30 – 8:30 PM (Spanish)

Northeast Mental Health Center

5564 N. Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90042

Facilitators: Irma Vallejo & Dina Flora

We bring our dinner and share a meal prior to our support group.

Contact: Dina Flores (323) 341-510


The English language Family Support Groups meet every week on Tuesday and Sunday.

Our Tuesday Evening Support Group's last meeting at First Presbyterian Church of Burbank,  521 E. Olive Avenue, Burbank,CA 91501, is Novemeber 25th.  Starting Tuesday Decemeber 2nd, this group will return to its traditional home at Didi Hirsch Glendale (click here).


As usual, the group goes from 6:00pm - 7:30 pm.  There is plenty of onsite and street parking at both locations.

Please note:  The Connnections Peer Support Group,, as always, continues to meet at Didi Hirsch Glendale (see below).

 For Additional information Contact Walter Jarvis at (323) 478-1656 Click here for A map to this location. (Burbank).

The Sunday support group meets 4:30 PM - 6:030 PM each week at: The Glendale Church of Christ, 2021 W. Glen Oaks, Glendale 91201.  

For Additional information Contact Jean Lusby (818) 421-0528 Click here for a map to this location.


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NAMI Recovery Support Group offers peer support for recovered and recovering consumers.

NAMI Connection

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  • For consumers
  • Meets once a week
  • Disponible en Español

"I am not alone! There is a place where people understand me, are there to help me, and I feel better about myself when I help someone else.

I can get involved in NAMI Connection and make a difference!"

NAMI Recovery Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 6:00 pm -7:30 p,m at Didi Hirsch, Glendale (map).

The Connections Support Group will continue to meet at Didi Hirsch even as our family groups will now meet at a new location (see above).

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Related Links

DBSA Los Angeles NE, Depression and Bi-Polar Support

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