SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255

CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-991-5272 

NAMI NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-950-6264

Family Support Groups English

Family Support Groups are for family members of individuals living with a mental illness. You will gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar situations.

Family Support Groups Spanish

Family Support Groups will help you see the individual not the illness, aim for better coping skills, and accept that we cannot solve every problem.

Family Support Groups Outlying Areas

“The most beneficial thing for me was that I am not alone. I found the NAMI Family Support Group at a time I really needed it.”

                        NAMI Support Group participant

Bakersfield

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
2001-28th Street, Bakersfield

4th Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
2300 S. Union Ave, Bakersfield

2nd Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2001-28th Street, Bakersfield

Bakersfield

Every 4th Friday, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Consumer Family Learning Center
2001-28th
 Street, Bakersfield

 

For more information about support groups
call (661) 858-3255

Delano

Every 3rd Thursday, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Delano Regional Medical Center
1401 Garces Hwy
 

Ridgecrest

Every Monday, 5:00- 6:30 p.m.
Ridgecrest Regional Hospital
1400 N. Norma, Ste. 137

Designed for adults (18 and older)
with a loved one living with mental health challenges.

Bakersfield

Bakersfield Recovery
Support Group

Every Friday, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Beale Library
701 Truxtun Ave

(661) 247-5426

Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest Recovery
Support Group

Every Thursday, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Crossroads Community Church
235 N. China Lake Blvd

(760) 384-8672

Lake Isabella

Lake Isabella Recovery
Support Group

Every Monday, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Kern Valley Healthcare District
6412 Laurel Ave

(760) 370-4793

More than 42 million American adults are affected by mental illness every year. Of those, two million will be jailed. These startling statistics
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NAMI Kern is an affiliate of NAMI California. We are a grassroots (501(c)3 nonprofit corporation made up of families, friends, professionals, students and individuals living with mental illness.

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About NAMI Kern

Mailing Address:
National Alliance on Mental Illness
P.O. Box 9144
Bakersfield, CA 93389-9144

Helpline: (661) 858-3255
Email: namikern@yahoo.com
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