NAMI Indiana affiliates provide two types of support groups:

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who've been there.

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences.

All NAMI support groups are offered at no cost.

Participants must be at least 18 yrs. of age. No referral is necessary.

If you would like to start a support group near you, contact info@namiindiana.org for details.

Virtual Support Groups

Bloomington, IN

Delaware County, IN

  • NAMI Family Support, Every 1st Monday, 6:30 p.m.

  • NAMI Connection for people living with mental Illness 6:30 p.m.

include the following information: your e-mail address, home address, phone number, and the name & phone number of an emergency contact

Indianapolis

    • NAMI Family Support, Every 2nd Friday, 7:00 p.m.

    • NAMI Family Support, Every 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.

    • NAMI Connection, Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.

      • Register online; include your full name, e-mail address, home address, phone number, the name & phone number of an emergency contact, and the name of the group you wish to join

Lafayette

    • NAMI Family Support, Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.

    • NAMI Connection, Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.

    • NAMI Connection, Every Thursday, 6:00 p.m.

      • Register online or by email; include your full name, e-mail address, home address, phone number, the name & phone number of an emergency contact, and the name of the group you wish to join

Southeast Indiana - Lawrenceburg

    • NAMI Family Support, Every 1st Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

      • Register by email or by phone at (812) 557-9297; include your full name, e-mail address, home address, phone number, and the name & phone number of an emergency contact

Madison, IN

    • NAMI Family Support, Every 2nd Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.

      • Register by email ; include your full name, e-mail address, home address, phone number, and the name & phone number of an emergency contact


In-Person Support Groups

NOTE: Many support groups are temporarily on hold due to COVID-19 while others are meeting virtually (see above). This list was updated on 11/2/2021.


Elkhart

NAMI Elkhart

NAMI Family Support

Every 2nd Monday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Oaklawn, Goshen Campus - Hickory Room

330 Lakeview Dr., Goshen IN

(Enter at the main doors and the receptionist will point you in the right direction)

**Masks & Social Distancing**

Contact Lorie Copeland by email or at (574) 215-1146 with any questions


Evansville

NAMI Evansville

NAMI Connection: For Adults Living with Mental Illness

Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ascension St. Vincent Evansville - Rehabilitation Institute,

3rd Floor – Kempf Bipolar Wellness Center Meeting Room

3700 Washington Ave., Evansville, IN

**Masks & Social Distancing**

Contact Larry Back by email or at (812) 897-1694 with any questions


Indianapolis

NAMI Greater Indianapolis **No Student Observers**

NAMI Connection: For Adults Living with Mental Illness

Every Thursday, 6:00 p.m.

Community Church of Greenwood

1477 W. Main St., Greenwood, IN

Entrance 5 – Upstairs Conference Room

**Masks & Social Distancing**

Contact NAMI Greater Indianapolis via email or at (317) 257-7517 with any questions

NAMI Family Support

2nd Friday of every month from 7-8:30pm.

Nora Family Support Group

911 E. 86th Street, Suite 40 (basement level), Indianapolis, IN 46240

No Registration Needed for In-Person groups. Masks are required.


2nd Thursday of every month from 7:00-8:30 pm

Southside Family Support

Mount Pleasant Christian Church

381 North Bluff Road, Greenwood IN 46142

Meeting Room C-305

Turn from Fairview Drive onto North Paddock Drive. First lot. Door #5.


4th Tuesday of each month 6:30-8pm

Geist Christian Church Family Support Group

CURRENT LOCATION: Billericay Park, 12764 Promise Rd, Fishers, IN - Meet under the shelter

Check back for location changes when weather gets colder


Madison

NAMI Southeast

NAMI Family Support

Every 2nd Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 pm

The Clearing House - Board Room

100 E. 2nd Street, Madison, IN

**Masks & Social Distancing**

Contact Pastor Jeff Pflug via email with any questions


Seymour

NAMI South Central

NAMI Family Support

Every 3rd Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Rockford United Methodist Church

1860 N Ewing Street, Seymour, IN

**Masks & Social Distancing**

Contact Carol Oktavec via email or Sonja Scott via email with any questions


Terre Haute

NAMI Family Support

Every 1st Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Memorial United Methodist Church

2701 Poplar St., Terre Haute, IN

Use the back Entrance, the second door, not under the canopy

**Masks & Social Distancing**

Contact Sue Wynne 812-201-3029 with any questions

Valparaiso

NAMI Family Support

Every 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m.

  • St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center - Avila Hall

1604 East Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN

**Masks & Social Distancing** Also available on zoom.

Contact Vivian Szyndrowski via email with any questions or to register to attend online.


  • The 1st Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m.

First United Methodist Church

107 Franklin Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Patricia Buckler at pat.buckler@gmail.com or 219-771-9350