Support Groups

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All programs are FREE of charge and open to the public.

Visit our Event Calendar to view a schedule of our upcoming Meetings and Events.

Non-Emergency: NAMI-CT Helpline 1-800-215-3021 (M-F, 8:30-5:30)
Statewide Info Line- 211 (24hrs)  CRISIS? Dial 911

Support Group For Family and Friends

A support group for family and friends of those who have experienced mental health challenges.
Groups meet once every month in the following towns: 

Avon – 3rd Monday, 7:00–8:30pm
Valley Community Baptist Church, Valley Cafe Room
***January & February meetings are held at:
     West Avon Congregational Church (Across from Avon Library)
Grace (860) 693-9310 or Ghgrinnell@comcast.net

Bloomfield – 4th Tuesday, 7:00–8:30pm
Bloomfield Community Center
Gail (860) 637-2228 or Rose Anne (860) 948-8736

Bristol – Last Wednesday of the month, 7:00–8:45pm
Bristol Senior Community Center  Rm. 101
Michele (860) 205-9542

Newington – 2nd Thursday, 7:00–8:45pm
Joseph Doyle Senior Center
Michele (860) 205-9542

Simsbury – 1st Monday, 7:00–8:30pm
***No meeting in September
Simsbury Senior Center
Carmen (860) 803-4139 or Marisa (860) 299-5705

Windsor Locks – 2nd Sunday, 2:00pm
Stonebrook Village, Gathering Room
Judy (860) 966-6226 or Bruce (860) 924-5129


NAMI Connection Recovery

A peer based group for people in recovery from serious mental illness.
C
ontact: Don (860) 882-0236; Email: recovery@namict.org

West Hartford1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Covenant Congregational Church
Use side rear entrance, go up the stairs and turn right.
Don (860) 882-0236; recovery@namict.org


Young Adults Support Group  ages 18 – 29

New BritainTuesdays, 3:00–4:30pm
Central Connecticut State University
Willard-DiLoreto Building (Health & Wellness Center)
Chris ctheriault@my.ccsu.edu

West Hartford1st Friday, 6:30–8:00PM
West Farms Mall – Community Room
Marcus (860) 384-4085
* Enter entrance adjacent to California Pizza Kitchen, take the elevator on the left up to the 2nd floor, security will lead you


NAMI CAN (Child and Adult Network)

For parents and caregivers of children & adolescents with behavioral health concerns

Canton1st Monday, 7:00pm–8:30pm
Canton Community Center
Grace (860) 693-9310 or Ghgrinnell@comcast.net


NAMI Connection Recovery Support for Veterans

For Veterans in recovery from mental illness

NewingtonThursdays, 9:45–10:30 am
VA Connecticut Healthcare Center – Room 322
Harold (860) 212-0233 or hgrimes921@yahoo.com


Education Programs 

Open to all interested in learning about mental health and support services


Book Discussions

NAMI FV book discussions are held at the following libraries:  Avon, Bloomfield, and Simsbury
Contact: www.namifarmingtonvalley.org   Call: Grace (860) 693-9310