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

  • 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

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.


December Dates:

January 13th & January 27th


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