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 on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each 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
Please email for more information on joining.
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
NAMI Gainesville's Family Support Groups are moving to ZOOM. Email us at 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
December 14th and 28th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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