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info All support group meetings and educational programs are open to the public with no charge to attend.

NAMI Support Group

Support Group for families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness

Carlinville 

First Thursday of each month This NAMI Support Group will meet at Cross Church, 1030 W. Main St., Carlinville, IL 62626, 6:30pm to 8pm, For more information please contact Andrea S. at 217-891-0508, or email the affiliate at info@namiswi.org.

Combined Support Group
Carlyle NAMI Combined Support Group

Second Monday of each month, Support Meeting open to persons with mental illness AND family & caregivers of persons with mental illness. This NAMI Support Group will meet at Case-Halstead Library, 550 6th Street, Carlyle, IL 62231, 6:30pm to 8pm. For more information contact lead facilitator Linda Methvin at (618) 541–2407 or email info@namiswi.org

Edwardsville 

Fourth Tuesday of each month NAMI Family Support Group at First Baptist Church, 534 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL 62025, (Use church parking lot entrance) 7:00PM - 8:30PM. Contact Pat Rudloff at (618) 656–6781

Greenville 

Third Tuesday of each month A support group for family members at St Lawrence Catholic Church, 512 S Prairie Street, Greenville, IL 62246, 7:00PM - 8:30PM. For more information please contact Linda Methvin at (618) 541-2407.

Combined Support Group
O’Fallon  NAMI Combined Support Group

Third Tuesday of each month Support Meeting open to persons with mental illness AND family & caregivers of persons with mental illness. This NAMI Support Group will meet at Faith Lutheran of O’Fallon, IL, held in the Youth House, 520 East U.S. Hwy 50, O'Fallon, IL 62269, 7:00PM - 8:30PM. Contact Jessica at (618) 334-5558 for more information.

Combined Support Group
Waterloo  NAMI Combined Support Group

Third Thursday of every month Support Meeting open to persons with mental illness AND family & caregivers of persons with mental illness, 6:00PM - 8:00PM, at Human Support Services, 988 North IL Route 3, Waterloo, IL 62298. For more information contact Marie Krysnoski by phone (618) 558-7938 or email at mariekrysnoski@gmail.com.

NAMI Parent Support Group
East St. Louis Children & Adolescents

Third Monday of each month, a Support Group meeting for parents/caregivers of children & adolescents with brain disorders, 6:00PM – 8:00PM at 908 N. 11th St, Emerson Park Metro Station. Contact Kimberly McClellan for more information at Kimberlyjmcclellan@yahoo.com or call her at (618) 407-9081.

NAMI Parent Support Group
Maryville Children & Adolescents

First and Third Wednesday of each month, a Support Group meeting for parents/caregivers of children & adolescents with brain disorders plus who are dealing with the juvenile justice system, will meet at Anderson Hospital, Route 162, Maryville, IL 62062, 6:30PM-8:00PM. Meetings are held in the Vending Classroom near the café. (Use main hospital entrance) Take elevator to basement, exit off elevator to right, first classroom on the left. Contact facilitator is Donna Sheard at (618) 567-3228 or email info@namiswi.org.

NAMI Connection

Support Group open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis

Benton NAMI Connection Meeting Temporarily Suspended

Suspended until further notice.

Belleville 

Second Friday of each month, Support Group for Individuals living with a mental illness, will meet at the Chestnut Health Systems located at 12 N. 64th Street Belleville, IL 62223, 3:30PM – 5:00PM. For more information contact Matt G. at magauen@gmail.com or call the NAMI SWI office and leave a message (618) 798-9788 or email info@namiswi.org.

Carlinville 

Third Friday of each month, Support meeting for individuals living with mental illness, at the Federated Church, 122 East 2nd South St., Carlinville, IL 62626, 7:00-8:30PM, Contact Katie C. at (618) 550-4231 or call the NAMI SWI office and leave a message (618) 798-9788 or email info@namiswi.org.

Edgemont New time

First Tuesday of each month, Support meeting for individuals living with mental illness, at Call For Help Recovery Support Center - 9400 Lebanon Rd, Edgemont, IL 62203 (St. Clair County) Use 1st building, side entrance, 1:00PM - 3:00PM. For more information contact John Person at john.person@ymail.com or call the NAMI SWI office and leave a message (618) 798-9788 or email info@namiswi.org.

Edwardsville New time

Third Tuesday of each month, Support Group for Individuals living with a mental illness, at Edwardsville Public Library, 112 S. Kansas Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025 Meeting in the Small Conference Room, 6:00-7:30PM. For questions, contact lead facilitator Tricia Hogan at (618) 558-5386. NOTE: This NAMI Support Group is a certified NAMI Specialty Support as NAMI SWI will partner with Furry Friends Recovery, providing educational and therapeutic need-based support by connecting pet therapy teams to people who experience mental and emotional challenges.

Granite City 

First Tuesday of each month, Support Group for Individuals living with a mental illness meets at Pascal Hall Meeting Room (down hall between Lobby entrance and Gift Store), Ground floor, Gateway Regional Medical Center, 2100 Madison Ave., Granite City, IL 62040, 6:30PM - 8:00PM. For more information contact Matt G. at magauen@gmail.com or call the NAMI SWI office and leave a message (618) 798-9788 or email info@namiswi.org.

Granite City New

Second & Fourth Thursday of each month Beginning Thursday, August 24th, Support Meeting day changed from Wednesday to Thursday, new time, new location, Support Group for Individuals living with a mental illness meets at Chestnut Health Systems, #50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040, meeting in the conference room, 6:30-7:30PM. For more information, please contact Fabi C. at (314) 369-4736, or email the affiliate at info@namiswi.org.

Sparta New

Third Tuesday of each month Day changed from Thursday to Tuesday, new time, new location, Support Group for Individuals living with a mental illness meets at Human Service Center, 101 Melmar Drive, Sparta, IL 62286, 6:30PM-8:00PM. For more information, please contact Marie K. at (618) 558-7938, or email the affiliate at info@namiswi.org.

NAMI Connection

Grupo de apoyo para personas que viven con una enfermedad mental

Fairmont City New

Cuarto Viernes de cada mes No Hay Junta el mes de Septiembre. Conexciones grupo de apoyo En Español. Las reuniones se celebrarán en Biblioteca de Fairmont City, 4444 Collinsville Rd., Fairmont City, IL 62201, 3:00-4:30PM. Facilitador Vickey Gonzalez @ (603) 264-1902.

Questions regarding NAMI SWI meetings and inclement weather policies: when Southwestern IL College (SWIC) classes are cancelled because of bad weather NAMI SWI support meetings are also cancelled. SWIC cancellation notices will be broadcast on all major TV and radio stations in the St. Louis area.

StarThere is an urgent need in these stressful times for NAMI to offer more support meetings throughout the 12 counties we are attempting to serve. It takes volunteers to do this. Please call the NAMI office 618-798-9788 for information about how you can become a support group facilitator.

Business Meeting

Granite City 

Bi-Monthly Business Meetings, Second Tuesday of the Odd Months: January, March, May, July, September, November. Bi-Monthly Business Meetings meet at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL, 62040, 7:00 PM in the Pascal Hall Conference Room. Business Meetings are open to volunteers, project leaders, and all NAMI SWI members.

*If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis,
 call the 24-hour hotline.