Peer Support, Family Support, Substance Use Support and Other Support Options and Resources 

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Because of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many in-person peer and family support groups have been temporarily suspended. Below is a link to a NAMI Mass online and in-person support group options that are accessible during this time.



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If you attend a NAMI support group or education program, please check with your program leaders and facilitators for the latest information about your groups and classes.



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 The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people and communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.

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Family Support Groups

NAMI-Western Massachusetts offers support groups at no cost to the public for family, caregivers and friends of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight and hope from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. You'll benefit through each others experiences, discover your inner strength and learn how to identify local resources and how to use them.

To learn more call the NAMI-Western Massachusetts office at (413) 786-9139.

RSVPs are not required to attend.

Greenfield Support Group

Last Wednesday of the month from

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Clinical Support Options, 298 Federal Street (across from Sandri Gas Station)

For more information, call: Daris at (413) 824-1044


Northampton Support Group

2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month from 7 - 8:30 p.m.  

Location: Windhorse Integrative Mental Health, 211 North Street, Suite #1 

For more information: call Carol at (413) 527-0532


Orange Support Group

Second Wednesday of the month from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Quabbin House, 25 West Main Street

For more information: call Jen or Rich at (978) 544-1859


Springfield Support Group

Last Wednesday of the month from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location: BHN 417 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01104

For more information: call Bernice at (413) 596-5059


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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups 

A Vital Link to Your Community and A Key To Your Recovery

Talk to someone who understands ... someone just like you.

NAMI- Western Massachusetts offers free, peer-led support groups for individuals living with mental illness.
You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and
the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitator who have been there.
       (The Agawam group will not be meeting for the entire month of March, meetings will resume Tuesday April 7th)

Thursday 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      NAMI Western Massachusetts Office, 324A Springfield Street Agawam

      For more information at 413-786-9139


Easthampton - 

Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

        Easthampton Congregational Church, 112 Main St.

      Contact Ellen for more information at


 A diagnosis is not required to attend any group. Anyone with mental illness is welcome to attend any group without prior registration.

***NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitators needed for the Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden County communities. Free training is provided. ***

Please call the NAMI Western Massachusetts office for more details.


If you are interested in volunteering at the NAMI-WM office and/or events

please give us a call to schedule a volunteer interview.


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