The Solano County California chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is a grass roots, self-help, support and advocacy non-profit organization dedicated to improving and helping families and individuals affected by mental illness. Nami Solano is in Northern California, NAMI Solano County includes the communities of Dixon, Vacaville, Fairfield, Vallejo and as well as other communities within Napa County.


NAMI Strives to reduce stigma and ignorance of psychiatric disorders and to help eliminate discrimination and restrictions accessing essential treatments and life supports such as employment, housing, and health insurance. 


NAMI Solano County is a grassroots organization, incorporated in 1985, as a support group helping families and individuals affected by mental illness.


NAMI Solano County is a non-profit organization.


NAMI Solano County is one of 70 affiliates of NAMI California and one of over 1,000 affiliates of our national organization, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with more than 220,000 members.

Our Team

Board of Directors


The NAMI Solano County Board is the governing body of the local chapter.
All our board officers and board members are volunteers who are devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illness and their families.

President – Hazel Bright

Vice President – Dr. Anita Catlin

Secretary – Patty Phillips

Treasurer – Hazel Bright

Department Directors


Advocacy Director – Lesli Caldwell Houston 
Member at Large – JD Hatchet
Member at Large – Traci Jackson

Executive Staff


Executive Director – Dr. Cerrene Cervantes 
Volunteer Coordinator – Sunny Bradford

Mission Statement

NAMI Solano Countyis a grassroots organization,incorporated in 1985, asa support group helping families and individuals affected by mental illness.

Our mission encompasses:


Our education programs provide the tools, awareness and coping skills needed to overcome the challenges faced by people and families affected by mental illness.


We offer support groups facilitated by trained family members and individuals who have firsthand experience coping with mental illness.


We strive to end discrimination and stigma for all those persons affected by mental illness through broader education and collaboration with the whole community.


We advocate for the rights of those living with mental illness and their families on the local, state and national levels, striving to raise awareness of mental health issues and improve access to quality care.