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Support Groups

Although our in-person Family and Connection Recovery Support Groups are cancelled at this time, all of our support groups are meeting virtually using the Zoom platform. Get in touch with the contact listed below to find out how to connect to a virtual meeting.

Our online support groups are only open to adults living in recovery with a mental health condition (Connection Recovery Support Group) or caregivers and friends of someone with a mental health condition (Family Support Group).

Connection Support Group
Connection Recovery Support Group is a support group for adult individuals (18+yrs) living with a mental health condition. Peers share how their week was and some IF needed get support on a specific topic. led by trained facilitators who also live with a mental health condition. Virtual meetings every Tuesday from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Contact facilitator for link details.
Contact Wendy at wcasper.namigwinnett@gmail.com

 

Family Support Group
The Family Support Group is a support group for family members, caregivers and friends of someone living with a mental illness. Led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with a mental health condition, families find support and learn from each other through sharing experiences. Virtual meetings each Monday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. and Tuesday from 7:30-9:00 pm.

Contact facilitator for link details.
Contact Mac at telford4@charter.net (Monday nights)

Contact Wendy at wcasper.namigwinnett@gmail.com (Tuesday nights)

NAMI Support Groups help participants:

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences.

 

​Our Group Guidelines include confidentiality, respectful dialog and empathy. Meetings begin with a review of the NAMI guidelines. Before participating in a virtual support group, each prospective participant should review and accept the security of the Zoom third-party video conferencing platform.
For tips and guidelines to using Zoom go to: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806-Top-Questions

 

 

 

 

 

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