Connection Recovery Support Groups
Support groups offered by NAMI Affiliates in local communities across the country, are free, confidential and safe groups of individuals and families helping others who live with mental health challenges. See our full support groups listings for meeting locations, schedules, and contact information.
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups
Weekly or monthly support groups for people living with mental illness
View the full Consumer Support Group list as a webpage (updated 7/10/19)
View the full Consumer Support Group list as a printable PDF (updated 7/10/19)
If you are interested in becoming a support group facilitator for your area, please review the below information.
Support Group Facilitator Trainings
2019 NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training
NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training – The next NAMI Missouri Connection Support Group Facilitator Training will be held August 9 – 11, 2019 in Jefferson City.
Start Date: Friday, August 9, 2019 at 9:00 am
End Date: Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Location: Best Western Plus Capital Inn, 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Application Deadline: Deadline extended to July 25
To apply: Complete the 2019 Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator Training Application
About the Training: This training is for individuals living with mental illness who would like to become certified to facilitate NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups. The training is provided at no cost with expenses covered using a grant issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services through SAMHSA. The training is limited to 18 participants and runs the equivalent of 17.5 clock hours or 21 contact hours.
About Connection Recovery Support Groups: NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are free, peer-led support groups for adults living with mental illness. Participants gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators in pairs of two. For additional program information, visit the NAMI Missouri Support Group page or the National Connection Recovery Support Group page.
Questions? Contact Alice Kliethermes, Director of Consumer Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mileage reimbursement forms for trainings are available at namimissouri.org/reimbursement.
Support Group Facilitator resources – For support group facilitators only
Photos – Past Support Group Facilitator Trainings
2018 NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training