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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.

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  • NAMI Family Support Group meetings are group sharing intended only for caregivers, family members, or friends with a loved one living with a serious and persistent mental illness.

  • 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

  • Meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month

  • No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed

  • Confidential

What people have to say

“The most beneficial thing for me was that I am not alone. I found the NAMI Family Support Group at the time I really needed it!”

-- NAMI Family Support Group participant

Please email familysupportgroup@namigainesville.org for more information on joining.

Second and Fourth Monday of each month

Family Support Group is open to all family members and loved ones of people with a mental health condition 

NAMI Gainesville's Family Support Groups are moving to ZOOM. Email us at familysupportgroup@namigainesville.org to get the Meeting ID & password or if you need help.

To learn more about this video-conferencing platform, click the flowing link - https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/200101697

January Dates:

May 9th and 23rd

Time:

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: 

Zoom (online or via phone)

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