NAMI California (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a grass roots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. We advocate for lives of quality and respect for all our constituents without discrimination and stigma. We provide leadership in advocacy, legislation, policy development, education and support throughout California. NAMI is the leading organization of individuals working with mutual respect to provide help, hope and health for those affected by serious mental illness. The Topanga monthly support group for NAMI meets every fourth Tuesday at the Topanga Library, 6 -7:30 p.m. Joe and Lynn Conrad, facilitators. Namica.org.