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Online Family Support Groups


For family members/loved ones of someone living with a mental illness

Group Schedule

Meeting Time: 6:00 pm on every other Tuesday.
Dates: August 4 and 18, September 1, 8, and 22.
Format: Zoom meeting

To join a Family Support Group, call us at 401-331-3060 or email us at info@namirhodeisland.org.


About

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’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.

  • 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
  • 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
  • No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
  • Confidential

What You’ll Gain

By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You’ll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

For more information about NAMI Family Support Groups, please visit our Programs and Services page.

 

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