Support Groups

Most of us can use support at some time in our lives. 

NAMI Connecticut provides more than 40 FREE, confidential support groups across the state that are peer-led.  They are facilitated by people who have experienced what you have/are experiencing.

Groups Include:

  • NAMI Friends and Family Support Groups

  • NAMI-CAN Support Groups (Child and Adolescent Network)

  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups

  • NAMI Connecticut Young Adult Recovery Community Support Groups

The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups can be found by CLICKING HERE.

 

AFFILIATE FRIENDS AND FAMILY GROUPS

NAMI Elm City (Greater New Haven Area)

Monthly Public Speakers: September - May
For more information call or text:
Vicky (203) 215-1034; Kathryn (203) 687-8910

Hamden (program of NAMI Elm City)

The Whitney Center, North Wing
200 Leeder Hill Road, Hamden
3rd Thursday – 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Laura at (203) 676-8516; Peter (203) 675-2432

Milford (program of NAMI Elm City)

Bridges Community Support
949 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT 06460
1st Tuesday – 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Marie at (203) 676-8049

NAMI Fairfield

First Congregational Church
148 Beach Rd., Fairfield
1st Wednesday, Speaker Meeting (No speaker meetings in June, July, August & September)
3rd Wednesday, Support Group
Both Meetings 7:30-9:00pm
Cheryll (203) 292-7174

NAMI Farmington Valley (Avon, Farmington, Simsbury area)

Valley Community Baptist Church, Valley Cafe Room
590 West Avon Rd., Route 167, Avon
3rd Monday – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Janet (860) 620-7717

East Windsor (A program of Farmington Valley)

Kettlebrook Nursing Home
96 Prospect Road, East Windsor
2nd Sunday – 2:00pm
Judy (860) 966-6226 or Bruce (860) 924-5129

Simsbury (program of NAMI Farmington Valley)

Simsbury Senior Center – Eno Memorial Hall
754 Hopemeadow Street
1st Monday – 7:00-8:30pm
Carmen (860)803-4139
Marisa (860)299-5705

Windsor (A program of Farmington Valley)

First Church in Windsor
107 Palisado Avenue, Windsor
4th Tuesday – 7:00-8:30 pm
Gail (860) 637-2228 or RoseAnne (860) 948-8736

NAMI Hartford - Call ahead to see if scheduled

NAMI Connecticut State Office
576 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
1st Wednesday of the month - 6:00-7:30pm
Iris (860) 281-8592

Hartford (A program of NAMI Hartford)

New Dimesion Christian Center
141 Washington Street
4th Wednesday – 6:30-8:00pm
Daisy (860) 922-1287

NAMI Manchester

Center Church, Manchester
3rd Thursday – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Karen (860) 649-5659

East Hartford (A program of NAMI Manchester)

Crossroads Community Cathedral, 366 Spencer Street
1st Thursday – 7:00 – 8:30pm
dayma436@gmail.com

NAMI Newington

Joseph Doyle Senior Ctr. 120 Cedar St.
2nd Tuesday – 7:00 – 8:45pm
Michele (860) 205-9542

Bristol (A program of NAMI Newington)

Bristol Senior Community Center - NOTE NEW LOCATION!
240 Stafford Ave, Bristol, CT
Last Wednesday of the month, 7:00- 8:45pm, Rm. 101
Michele (860) 205-9542

Middletown (program of NAMI Newington)

CVH, Page Hall, Room 212
3rd Wed. 7:00 – 8:30pm
Bob (860) 637-3524 or Jackie (860) 342-2786

Newington (Open to Community at Large and Family & Friends of Military Personnel and Veterans)

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1655 Main Street, Newington
2nd Monday, 7:00-8:30pm
Sandra (860) 667-3413

NAMI Southeast CT

South Eastern Mental Health Authority
401 West Thames St., Bldg 301, Norwich
1st & 3rd Wednesday – 7:00 – 9:00pm
Julia (860) 859-4658

East Lyme (A program of NAMI Southeast CT)

St. Agnes Church, 22 Haigh Ave. Niantic Rm.3
4th Monday – 7:00-8:30pm
Joan (860) 287-2381

NAMI Shoreline - No Meeting in December

Scranton Public Library, History Room
Corner of Boston Post Rd. & Wall St.
801 Boston Post Road, Madison
4th Wednesday – 7:00 to 8:30pm
Dan / huntonting@gmail.com
Jeanne (203) 453-2530 / Jeanne.proctor@sbcglobal.net
Susan (203) 421-5563 / cayerstout@hotmail.com

Guilford (program of NAMI Shoreline) No Meeting AUGUST Through DECEMBER

Nathaniel Green Community Center
32 Church Street, Guilford
2nd Tuesday – 7:00-8:30pm
Dan: namishoreline@gmail.com

NAMI Southwest CT (Stamford/Greenwich/Norwalk areas)

Tully Health Ctr, 32 Strawberry Hill Court
Conference Rm. B, Stamford
1st Wednesday – 7:00 – 8:30pm, See Affiliate website for complete  group and speaker meetings
Barbara (203) 921-8530

Greenwich (program of NAMI Southwest CT)

Greenwich Hospital, Cafeteria-Conference Room (First floor)
Perryridge Road, Greenwich,CT
3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:00pm
Lorraine (203) 858-1477

New Canaan (program of NAMI Southwest CT)

Silver Hill Hospital, 208 Valley Road
East Campus, Jurgenson Building, Room 1
2nd Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm
Lorraine (203) 858-1477 or Jeff (203) 570-8051

Norwalk (program of NAMI Southwest CT)

Norwalk Hospital, CP2 Conference Room
34 Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06850
1ST Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm
Lucie (203) 855-3530

Ridgefield (program of NAMI Southwest CT)

Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church
207 Main Street, Ridgefield
2nd Thursday, 6:30-8:00pm
Marc (203) 940-2516; marcrabinowitz1@gmail.com; Sheryl (203) 470-1488; sherylsheehan@gmail.com; Ivan (203) 502-3048; ivanpodpolucha@yahoo.com

Stamford (Spanish) (program of NAMI Southwest)

Neighbor's Link, 75 Selleck Street, Stamford
1st Tuesday – 6:30-8:00pm
Sisi (203) 667-4018
Michelle (203) 609-1122

Westport (program of NAMI Southwest CT)

St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services
(formerly Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services)
47 Long Lots Road, Board Room, Lower Level
Last Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Jenna (203) 286-4697

NAMI Waterbury

Old Russell School, 969 West Main St.
4th Wednesday – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Beverly (860) 274-5841

Watertown (Spousal Support Group)

First Congregational Church, DeForrest St. 
3rd Monday – 7:30 – 9:00pm
Bev (860) 274-5841

Waterbury (Call and register ahead in order to attend)

One Exchange Place, 4th Fl., 21 West Main Street
2nd Thursday, 6:30 -8:00pm SPANISH Speaking Group
4th Thursday, 6:30 -8:00pm ENGLISH Speaking Group
Brenda (203) 725-0062

NAMI Windham County

Congregational Church of Putnam
75 Main Street, Putnam (use the Livery St. parking Lot behind the church and enter the door off the parking lot)
2nd Monday – 6:00-8:00pm
Bill and Terri (860) 928-5947

Mansfield (program of NAMI Windham County)

Natchaug Hospital
189 Storrs Road (Rt. 195)
2nd Monday – 6:30 – 8:30pm
Dexter (860) 429-9844
Carol (860) 423-7601

Other NAMI Family Support Groups

Danbury

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
24 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury
1st and 3rd Tuesday, 7:00-8:00pm
Gale (860) 350-4915 or namidanbury@yahoo.com

Hamden 

Whitney Center, North Wing, April Meeting will be APRIL 27TH.
200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden
3rd Thursday – 6:30-8:00pm
Laura (203) 676-8516 or Peter (203) 675-2432

NAMI-CAN Support Groups

Canton (A program of NAMI Farmington Valley)

Canton Community Center, 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton
1st Monday 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Grace (860) 693-9310 or Jennifer (860) 371-8111

Mansfield

Community Health Resources
7B Ledgebrook Drive; Mansfield, CT  
4th Monday – 6:30 to 8:00pm
Lorna (860) 456-0038 ext. 350

Meriden (Spanish)

Meriden Public Library
105 Miller Street, Meriden
3rd Tuesday – 5:30 to 8:00pm
Marta (203) 535-4804 or Amalia (203) 600-0937

Stamford (A Program of NAMI Southwest CT) 

Stamford Hospital
30 Shelburne Road, Stamford, Conference Room A, Ground Floor/Lower Level
4th Wednesday - 6:00-7:30pm
Lorraine (203) 858-1477

Wilton (A Program of NAMI Southwest CT)

Gilbert and Bennett Cultural Arts Center
49 New Street, Wilton
4th Monday 10:00 – 11:30am
Beth at (203) 203-984-0123 beth44es@gmail.com or
Vanessa at (203) 970-4130 EliasVanessa5@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

   

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