If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental illness, you are not alone. NAMI Westside Los Angeles offers Peer Support Groups for those living with mental health conditions, and Family Support Groups for family members and loved ones who are impacted by mental illness. Our support groups are free and no registration is required for you to attend. The support groups provide a safe, judgment-free, and confidential environment for attendees to share their stories, learn from one another, and offer and receive support. 


Peer Support Groups

Our Westside Los Angeles peer support groups are for those diagnosed with mental health conditions. The weekly, 90-minute support groups are peer-facilitated and provide attendees with the opportunity to share with and listen to other people coping with mental illness. 

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm, at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Briskin Room: 8700 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048 (map)

Enter on street level on the South Towers. Make a left to the elevators and go up to the Plaza (PL) level. Follow signs to Harvey Morse Auditorium; the Briskin Room is directly across from the auditorium.


Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm, in Culver City

Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center: 4760 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230 (map)


Family Support Groups

Our Westside Los Angeles family support groups are for family members and caregivers of individuals living with mental health conditions. The are facilitated by other family members who face similar challenges. 

Mondays, 6:30-8:00 pm, in Culver City

Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center: 4760 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230 (map). There is easy parking behind the building.


2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 10-11:30 am, in Brentwood

Brentwood Branch Library: 11820 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 (map)


NEW! Family-to-Family Class Graduates Support Group

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 7:30-9 pm

1444 Roxbury Dr., Los Angeles (map)


Parent/Family Support Group

Our Westside Los Angeles Parent/Family Support Group is for people who have relationships with young adults who are living with mental health conditions.

2nd and 4th Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm, in Santa Monica

Step Up on Second: 3435 Ocean Park Blvd. #207, Santa Monica 90405; Parking is free on site for meeting times

Special Note on Location: As Daniel’s Place has moved out from its prior location and will not be in the new location for a few months, the family support groups will temporarily take place at Step Up On Second (3435 Ocean Park Blvd. #207, Santa Monica 90405).


Note: We also offer this support group for Spanish-speaking families and friends.


NAMI Westside Los Angeles also offers classes, educational events, and more. Check out our calendar.