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Support Groups

Support groups
are limited to 15 people, so advance registration 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

 

Connection Over 40+

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  challenge impacting your mental health, please join us. These groups are currently scheduled for every Saturday from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

 

General Mental Health

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. These groups are currently scheduled for the second and fourth Saturday from 1:00 to 2:30 pm.

 

LGBTQIA+ Community

NAMI LGBTQIA+ Connection Recovery Support Group is 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 LGBTQI+ facilitators. These groups will start meeting in January 2022 on the last Friday of the month. If interested and to be contacted when it starts, please fill out the interest form below!

 

SA Clubhouse

In partnership with SA Clubhouse, NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are FREE and designed with YOU in mind. These groups are currently scheduled for every Wednesday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Veterans

 

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! NAMI San Antonio offers a confidential, virtual Veterans Recovery Support Group held every Thursday from 6:30 8:00 pm. There is never a charge for it.

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."