Peer Support (scroll down for list), Family Support, and Other Support Options and Resources
Together We Care, Together We Share
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.
Northampton Support Group
Meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact Carol at (413) 527-0532 for more information:
Springfield Support Group
Meets on the last Wednesday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
For more information: call Bernice at (413) 596-5059 or email: email@example.com
Greenfield Support Group
Meets on the last Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
For more information, call: Daris at (413) 824-1044
Orange Support Group
Meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
For more information: call Jen at (978) 544-1859
● Many of our support groups are now available remotely. Any Massachusetts resident with a family member, or friend with a mental health condition can choose to join any group. Please contact the group leader to get the conference call or video conferencing details.
Family Support Group for Black and Brown Communities
Shiloh SDA Church and (NAMI-WM) the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Western Massachusetts would like to announce a new Family and Friends Support Group for their black and brown communities.
The Support Group Program will be starting September 1st at 7:00 p.m. Thereafter it will be the first Thursday of every month. A Zoom link will be provided for participants.
For more information: call Donna at (413) 626-9301 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more Family Support Groups click here>>
Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares
se reúne el primer Jueves de cada mes
7:00 – 8:30 de la noche
Para más información, contacte: Ben a 508-984.0504 o email@example.com
Sid a 617-320 3048 o firstname.lastname@example.org
To see upcoming NAMI Family-to-Family Classes click here>> Upcoming NAMI Family-to-Family Courses
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.
For more information call Tricia: (413) 209-7985 or Email: email@example.com
7:15 – 8:45 pm
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82542721403?pwd=MDVSdHo4WW9KejZ4cnp0d3c0NHIrdz09
Tricia Fitzgerald at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
To learn more about Virtual Connection Support Groups please call the
NAMI Western Massachusetts office at: (413) 786-9139.
Or email us at: email@example.com
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), all in-person NAMI Connection Support Groups
Recovery is a Journey, Not a Destination
For upcoming NAMI Peer-to-Peer Classes
For online registration form and to get priority advance notice >> Click Here
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.
Click Here for more >> ONLINE AND PHONE SUPPORT OPTIONS
For NAMI Frontline Professional Resources: Click Here
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.
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 >> Click Here for more information on Mental Health and Coping from the CDC
***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.