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NAMI Family Support Group - Edwardsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
First Baptist Church, 534 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL 62025 (use church parking lot entrance)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

First Baptist Church

Use church parking lot entrance

534 St. Louis St.
Edwardsville
IL
62025
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: November 26, 2019

NAMI Family Support Group - Belleville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
First Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Call For Help, 9400 Lebanon Rd., East St. Louis, IL 62223 (First building on right. Ring buzzer. Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781

About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Call for Help

First building on right – ring buzzer
Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville

9400 Lebanon Rd.
East St. Louis
IL
62203
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 2, 2019

NAMI Connection - Swansea

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
First Saturday of the month 12:00pm to 1:30pm
LINC Office at 15 Emerald Terrace, Swansea, IL 62226
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

LINC Office

15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea
IL
62226
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: December 7, 2019

Combined Support Group

Open to persons with mental illness AND family and caregivers of persons with mental illness
Second Monday of each month 6:30PM to 8PM
Case-Halstead Library, 550 6th Street, Carlyle, IL 62231
Contact Sr. Linda Hylla, (618) 292-1339 or info@namiswi.org

Case-Halstead Library

550 6th St.
Carlyle
IL
62231
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 9, 2019

NAMI Family Support Group - Collinsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Second Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 195 W. Country Lane, Collinsville, IL 62234
Contact Kelly Jefferson, 618-530-8558


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

195 W. Country Lane
Collinsville
IL
62234
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: December 12, 2019

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 12, 2019

NAMI Family Support Group - Red Bud

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: December 16, 2019

NAMI Connection - Red Bud

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: December 16, 2019

NAMI Connection - Chester

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Memorial Hospital, 1900 State St., Chester, IL 62233
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Memorial Hospital

1900 State St.
Chester
IL
62233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 19, 2019

NAMI Family Support Group - Edwardsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
First Baptist Church, 534 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL 62025 (use church parking lot entrance)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

First Baptist Church

Use church parking lot entrance

534 St. Louis St.
Edwardsville
IL
62025
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: December 24, 2019

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: December 26, 2019

NAMI Connection - Swansea

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
First Saturday of the month 12:00pm to 1:30pm
LINC Office at 15 Emerald Terrace, Swansea, IL 62226
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

LINC Office

15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea
IL
62226
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 4, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Belleville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
First Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Call For Help, 9400 Lebanon Rd., East St. Louis, IL 62223 (First building on right. Ring buzzer. Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781

About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Call for Help

First building on right – ring buzzer
Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville

9400 Lebanon Rd.
East St. Louis
IL
62203
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 6, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Collinsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Second Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 195 W. Country Lane, Collinsville, IL 62234
Contact Kelly Jefferson, 618-530-8558


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

195 W. Country Lane
Collinsville
IL
62234
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 9, 2020

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 9, 2020

Combined Support Group

Open to persons with mental illness AND family and caregivers of persons with mental illness
Second Monday of each month 6:30PM to 8PM
Case-Halstead Library, 550 6th Street, Carlyle, IL 62231
Contact Sr. Linda Hylla, (618) 292-1339 or info@namiswi.org

Case-Halstead Library

550 6th St.
Carlyle
IL
62231
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 13, 2020

NAMI SWI Business Meeting

Business Meetings are held at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL, 62040, 7:00 pm in the Pascal Hall Conference Room and are open to volunteers, project leaders, and all NAMI SWI members.

NAMI SWI will hold eight Business Meetings Per Fiscal Year. Remaining Business Meeting dates through the end of current Fiscal Year 2020:

  • January, 14, 2020
  • February 11. 2020
  • April 14, 2020
  • May 12, 2020
  • June 9, 2020 (Annual Meeting)

Gateway Regional Medical Center

Business Meeting Location:
Pascal Hall Conference Room

2100 Madison Ave.
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 14, 2020

NAMI Connection - Chester

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Memorial Hospital, 1900 State St., Chester, IL 62233
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Memorial Hospital

1900 State St.
Chester
IL
62233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 16, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Red Bud

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 20, 2020

NAMI Connection - Red Bud

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 20, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - O'Fallon

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Faith Lutheran Church, 520 E. US Hwy 50, O’Fallon, IL 62269
Contact Julie Swogger, info@namiswi.org


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Faith Lutheran Church

520 E. US Hwy 50
O’Fallon
IL
62269
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 23, 2020

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: January 23, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Edwardsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
First Baptist Church, 534 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL 62025 (use church parking lot entrance)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

First Baptist Church

Use church parking lot entrance

534 St. Louis St.
Edwardsville
IL
62025
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: January 28, 2020

NAMI Connection - Swansea

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
First Saturday of the month 12:00pm to 1:30pm
LINC Office at 15 Emerald Terrace, Swansea, IL 62226
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

LINC Office

15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea
IL
62226
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 1, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Belleville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
First Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Call For Help, 9400 Lebanon Rd., East St. Louis, IL 62223 (First building on right. Ring buzzer. Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781

About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Call for Help

First building on right – ring buzzer
Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville

9400 Lebanon Rd.
East St. Louis
IL
62203
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 3, 2020

Combined Support Group

Suspended until further notice

Suspended until further notice.

Open to persons with mental illness AND family and caregivers of persons with mental illness
Second Monday of each month 6:30PM to 8PM
Case-Halstead Library, 550 6th Street, Carlyle, IL 62231
Contact Sr. Linda Hylla, (618) 292-1339 or info@namiswi.org

Case-Halstead Library

550 6th St.
Carlyle
IL
62231
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 10, 2020

NAMI SWI Business Meeting

Business Meetings are held at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL, 62040, 7:00 pm in the Pascal Hall Conference Room and are open to volunteers, project leaders, and all NAMI SWI members.

NAMI SWI will hold eight Business Meetings Per Fiscal Year. Remaining Business Meeting dates through the end of current Fiscal Year 2020:

  • January, 14, 2020
  • February 11. 2020
  • April 14, 2020
  • May 12, 2020
  • June 9, 2020 (Annual Meeting)

Gateway Regional Medical Center

Business Meeting Location:
Pascal Hall Conference Room

2100 Madison Ave.
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 11, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Collinsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Second Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 195 W. Country Lane, Collinsville, IL 62234
Contact Kelly Jefferson, 618-530-8558


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

195 W. Country Lane
Collinsville
IL
62234
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 13, 2020

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 13, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Red Bud

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 17, 2020

NAMI Connection - Red Bud

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 17, 2020

NAMI Connection - Chester

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Memorial Hospital, 1900 State St., Chester, IL 62233
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Memorial Hospital

1900 State St.
Chester
IL
62233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 20, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Edwardsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
First Baptist Church, 534 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL 62025 (use church parking lot entrance)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

First Baptist Church

Use church parking lot entrance

534 St. Louis St.
Edwardsville
IL
62025
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: February 25, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - O'Fallon

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Faith Lutheran Church, 520 E. US Hwy 50, O’Fallon, IL 62269
Contact Julie Swogger, info@namiswi.org


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Faith Lutheran Church

520 E. US Hwy 50
O’Fallon
IL
62269
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 27, 2020

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: February 27, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Belleville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness

Final Meeting at Call for Help Location!
Monday, March 2nd, 7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Call For Help, 9400 Lebanon Rd., East St. Louis, IL 62223 (First building on right. Ring buzzer. Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781

New Location and Day of the Month!
Belleville (St. Clair County)
1st Thursday of each month, Beginning Thursday, April 2nd, 7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul UCC Church, 115 West B St., Belleville, IL 62220
Contact: Diane Borawski, 618-789-1198

About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Call for Help

First building on right – ring buzzer
Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville

9400 Lebanon Rd.
East St. Louis
IL
62203
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 2, 2020

NAMI Connection - Swansea

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
First Saturday of the month 12:00pm to 1:30pm
LINC Office at 15 Emerald Terrace, Swansea, IL 62226
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

LINC Office

15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea
IL
62226
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 7, 2020

NAMI SWI Membership Meeting

NAMI SWI will hold three Membership Meetings Per Fiscal Year. Remaining Membership Meeting dates through the end of current Fiscal Year 2020: March 10, 2020 and July 14, 2020 (Annual Membership Meeting) at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL, 62040, 6:30 pm in the Cafeteria Conference Room. Membership Meetings are open to volunteers, project leaders, and all NAMI SWI members.

Gateway Regional Medical Center

Business Meeting Location:
Pascal Hall Conference Room

2100 Madison Ave.
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 10, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Collinsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Second Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 195 W. Country Lane, Collinsville, IL 62234
Contact Kelly Jefferson, 618-530-8558


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

195 W. Country Lane
Collinsville
IL
62234
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 12, 2020

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 12, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Red Bud

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 16, 2020

NAMI Connection - Red Bud

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Monday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
St. Peter United Church of Christ, 415 Madison St., Red Bud, IL 62278
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Peter United Church of Christ

415 Madison St.
Red Bud
IL
62278
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 16, 2020

NAMI Connection - Chester

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Third Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Memorial Hospital, 1900 State St., Chester, IL 62233
Contact Brianne Sharrar, exquisitelibrarian@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Memorial Hospital

1900 State St.
Chester
IL
62233
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 19, 2020

NAMI Connection - Belleville

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Fourth Monday of each month 3:30-5:00 PM
Call for Help, Recovery Center, 9400 Lebanon Rd., East St. Louis, IL 62203 (1st Bldg. on Right)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI's support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

  • Free of cost to participants
  • Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
  • Led by people with mental health conditions
  • 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
  • No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
  • Confidential

What You'll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:

  • 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

Call for Help

First building on right – ring buzzer
Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville

9400 Lebanon Rd.
East St. Louis
IL
62203
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 23, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Edwardsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
First Baptist Church, 534 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, IL 62025 (use church parking lot entrance)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

First Baptist Church

Use church parking lot entrance

534 St. Louis St.
Edwardsville
IL
62025
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: March 24, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - O'Fallon

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Fourth Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Faith Lutheran Church, 520 E. US Hwy 50, O’Fallon, IL 62269
Contact Julie Swogger, info@namiswi.org


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Faith Lutheran Church

520 E. US Hwy 50
O’Fallon
IL
62269
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 26, 2020

NAMI Connection - Granite City

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
Second & Fourth Thursday of each month 6:30-7:30PM
Chestnut Health Systems, 50 Northgate Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL 62040 (conference room)
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com or info@namiswi.org

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

Chestnut Health Systems

Meet in conference room

50 Northgate Industrial Drive
Granite City
IL
62040
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: March 26, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Belleville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness

Final Meeting at Call for Help Location!
Monday, March 2nd, 7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Call For Help, 9400 Lebanon Rd., East St. Louis, IL 62223 (First building on right. Ring buzzer. Lebanon Rd. is 1/2 mile north of West Main St. in Belleville)
Contact Pat Rudloff, 618-656-6781

New Location and Day of the Month!
Belleville (St. Clair County)
1st Thursday of each month, Beginning Thursday, April 2nd, 7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul UCC Church, 115 West B St., Belleville, IL 62220
Contact: Diane Borawski, 618-789-1198

About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

St. Paul United Church of Christ Church

115 West B St.
Belleville
IL
62220
Map and Directions

Price: $0.00

Date: April 2, 2020

NAMI Connection - Swansea

Open to all adults with mental illness regardless of diagnosis
First Saturday of the month 12:00pm to 1:30pm
LINC Office at 15 Emerald Terrace, Swansea, IL 62226
Contact Matt G., magauen@gmail.com

About NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
• Led by people with mental health conditions
• 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:
• 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

LINC Office

15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea
IL
62226
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: April 4, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group - Collinsville

Open to families and friends of persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
Second Thursday of each month 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 195 W. Country Lane, Collinsville, IL 62234
Contact Kelly Jefferson, 618-530-8558


About NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
• Free of cost to participants
• Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
• Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
• 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
• No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
• Confidential

What You’ll Gain
By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.


NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
• 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

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

195 W. Country Lane
Collinsville
IL
62234
Map and Directions

Price: $

Date: April 9, 2020

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