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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

NAMI Support Groups

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

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. 

Veterans Support Group

 

Meets every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:00 pm CST online.

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.

Women’s Veterans Support Group

TBD

These groups are led by trained veterans using the nationally acclaimed NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group model. There is never a charge for the group.

PTSD / Trauma

Meets on Fridays from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST online.

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

 
 

General Mental Health

NEW GROUP

IN-PERSON GROUPS at Methodist Healthcare POSTPONED

These groups have been postponed until further notice. If interested and to be contacted when it starts, please fill out the interest!

IN-PERSON at MacArthur Park Church of Christ:

Meets every first and third Wednesday from 6:30 - 8:00pm starting September 21st.

This meeting will be held in the Gathering Place at the church. Registration not required but space is limited. 1907 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78217

ONLINE:

Meets every second and fourth Saturday from 1:00 - 2:30 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. 

ONLINE:

Meets every Tuesday starting August 16th 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. 

 

SA Clubhouse

 

Will meet every Wednesday starting August 3rd from 2:00 - 3:30 pm CST online.

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

Connection Over 40

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

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. 

 

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."