NAMI Monterey County is hiring!

We are looking for a part-time

Volunteer Coordinator and Program Coordinator

For more information and a detailed job description see our Employment section under the “About Us” tab.

No phone calls please.


NAMI Familia-a-Familia empieza en Enero

NAMI Familia-a-Familia es una clase para familiares o cuidadores con un ser querido afectado

por un trastorno mental como- esquizofrenia, ansiedad, bipolar, depresión, etc.

Click para más información.











Upcoming: NAMI Family, Peer, and Provider classes! Sign-up now!


Call 831-422-6264 to register now for the next available class.

Spaces are limited.


All dates/times/locations for classes are subject to Volunteer Teacher availability.

To learn more about NAMI Educational classes click on the Programs tab above or call us at 831-422-6264.

To learn more about NAMI Educational classes and trainings click on the Programs tab above or call us at 831-422-6264.





As of July 1, 2017, NAMI Monterey County yearly dues are now:

$40 for an individual membership

$5 for an Open Door (low cost)

  And new this year:

$60 for a Household Membership for all who live at the same address.

Please list all household members at the same address as well as the person who will hold the primary membership.

For information on how to become a NAMI Monterey County member, call our office at 831-422-NAMI (6264)



Celebrating a Fresh Start in 2017

The coming of a new year is a good time to commit to better health, improved lifestyles and better mental health.

The staff and volunteers at NAMI Monterey County are ready, willing and able to help. With our new office, our additional staff and our trained volunteers, NAMI is committed to providing even more classes, offering more support, training more volunteers and spreading more information about mental health services.

Return to our webpage often for updates on available classes and opportunities. Like us on Facebook. Or send us your email address to be included in our email newsletters and our occasional updates. You are also welcome to visit us at 1020 Merrill St., Suite 1015, in Salinas during regular business hours, or call us at 422-6264.

Meanwhile, the national NAMI organization has announced its aggressive legislative strategy for the coming year.

The 2017 legislative priorities are as follows:

  1. Invest in Mental Health and Innovation
  2. Promote Early Intervention
  3. Improve Integration of Care
  4. Support Caregivers, Military Service Members and Veterans
  5. End The Criminalization of Mental Illness

To learn more, see

Donate to NAMI

Please consider a donation to NAMI Monterey County. Your contribution helps NAMI continue its key missions to support and educate consumers, families and others struggling with mental illness.

You can make your contributions conveniently through PayPal. Use the button below.

About NAMI Monterey County

NAMI Monterey offers hope and the reduction of stigma through education, advocacy, service access, and support for families and their loved ones living with mental illness. To this end, we seek to enhance the quality and fulfillment of their lives through wellness and recovery.

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