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 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 once a month
No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
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
Registration is NOT required.
Drop in any time you need extra support.
Second and Fourth Monday of each month
The Second Monday Family Support Group is open to all family members.
The Fourth Monday Family Support Group is also open to all family members and parents are encouraged to attend.
October 14th & October 28th
United Church of Gainesville
1624 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32603
(NAMI Gainesville is not affiliated with any church)
United Church of Gainesville is a smoke free campus.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
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