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Support Groups

Support groups
are limited to 15 people, so advance registration is required

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Program offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope.

NAMI Connection groups follow a flexible structure without an educational format. The groups offer a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness.


You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes from others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

  • Free of cost to participants

  • Confidential

  • Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions

  • No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
     

What You Gain

NAMI Connection Recovery 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

     

CONFIDENTIAL -- NAMI San Antonio does not allow observers into these groups

(Register for support groups in the orange buttons next to support group interested in.)

NAMI Support Groups

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
Support Group (ONLINE) 

 

 

Support Group meets every second and fourth Monday from 6:00 - 7:30pm CST.

Those 18 and older that are in the Black, Indigenous, People of Color Community are invited to join this group for a time of support and empowerment for those living with symptoms of a mental health condition. 

PTSD / Trauma (ONLINE)

 

PTSD

Meets every 1st and 3rd Friday from 11:00am -12:30pm CST.

Anyone who's experienced trauma, been diagnosed with PTSD, or experiencing symptoms will benefit.

Veterans

General Mental Health

ONLINE:

Meets every Tuesday from 7:00 - 8:30 pm CST.

NAMI San Antonio is here to provide you support during difficult times. If you are going through, stress, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health condition please join us. 

General Mental Health-SA Clubhouse (ONLINE/ IN PERSON)

General Mental Health

Will meet every Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 pm CST.  

In partnership with SA Clubhouse, NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are FREE and designed with YOU in mind. 

Connection Over 40 (ONLINE)

Meets every Saturday from 6:00 - 7:30 pm CST.

As a person over 40+ years old, NAMI San Antonio is here to provide you support. If you are going through stress, anxiety, depression or any other challenges impacting your mental health, please join us. 

Upcoming Support Groups

Young Adult Support Group (ONLINE)

TBD

This group is a young adult group for young adults ages 18-30 years old. We are here to provide you support. It is facilitated by two young adults that understand what you are going through. If you are going through stress, anxiety, depression or any other challenges impacting your mental health, please join us.

This group is virtual and confidential.

SA Clubhouse

Co-Occurring Support Group (ONLINE)

Connection 40+

TBD

This group is for adults experiencing both stress, anxiety, depression or any other challenges impacting your mental health, and experiencing substance abuse or behavioral addiction. We are here to provide you support, please join us.

This group is virtual and confidential.

Groups In Need of Facilitators

Veterans Support Group (ONLINE)

LGBTQIA+

TBD

These groups are led by trained veterans using the nationally acclaimed NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group model. "AIM High," "Army Strong," "Ooh Rah," "Always Ready, Always There!" "Honor, Courage, Commitment," " Not for Self but Country." 

Now it's time we support you!

This group is virtual and confidential.

LGBTQIA+ Community

If you are interested and wish to be contacted when it's starting, please complete the interest form!

NAMI LGBTQIA+ Connection Recovery Support Group will be a 90-minute recovery support group program designed for LGBTQIA+ individuals living with mental health conditions. We will provide a sense of belonging and a safe space to discuss lived experiences while receiving the support of LGBTQIA+ facilitators. 

Other Support Groups

What People Are Saying


"I believe NAMI Connection means hope."

"NAMI Connection has made me realize that I can truly feel comfortable
around my peers and I really needed that feeling!"

"NAMI Connection is the promise of what is and what can be in our lives."

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