FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

Gain hope and develop supportive relationships

WHAT IS FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP?

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.

 

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

BETTER COPING SKILLS

STRENGTH IN SHARING EXPERIENCES

HOW TO FORGIVE YOURSELF AND REJECT GUILT

UNDERSTANDING THAT MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS IS NO ONE'S FAULT

"Using the [NAMI] support group model is so essential to the success of our family support groups. As a group, the collective wisdom covered a lot of possibilities.

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

"The support group facilitators and attendees were respectful of other people's experiences and were non-judgmental when there were different ways of handling things."

FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP INFORMATION

NAMI’s Family Support Group is 60-90 minutes long and are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30p. The group is free of cost to participants & confidential. The group is designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions and led by family members of people with mental health conditions. No medical therapy or treatment is endorsed.