Peer Support, Family Support, and Other Support Options and Resources
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 (Temporarily Suspended)
Meets on thelast 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.
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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.
Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), all in-person NAMI Connection Support Groups
have been temporarily suspended, please check namimass.org Connection groups for the most updated schedule.
Please join one of our new remote Connection support groups:
Mondays, 10:30 am -12 pm
Call: 1-646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 955 331 152
Tuesdays, 7 pm
access by phone: 425-436-6392 (meeting ID: 119410)
Tuesdays, 10 – 11:30 am
Call in number 508-206-8720 no password required.
(for women of color and their allies)
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
access online with zoom: https://zoom.us/j/859002245
access by phone:1-929-205-6099 (meeting ID: 859 002 245)
Fridays, 10:30 am
access online with zoom: https://zoom.us/j/621974217
access by phone:1-929-205-6099 (meeting ID: 621 974 217)
More information available at: https://namimass.org/nami-connection-recovery-support-groups/
Recovery is a Journey, Not a Destination
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.
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.
Click Here>> ONLINE AND PHONE SUPPORT OPTIONS
Peer to Peer interactive PDF with links >> click here
To get the flyer click on the image below
To Register: 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.