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NAMI Barrington Area Family Support Groups & Connection Recovery Support Group
 

Support groups focus on the sharing of our personal stories and drawing upon the collective wisdom of the group. 

Support groups can be very helpful, especially for those going through a crisis.


Pre-registration is not required to attend support groups. 

 

There is no cost to attend these support groups.

 

All groups are confidential - participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.

 

NAMI Family Support Groups

NAMI Family Support Groups are support groups run by the family members of persons who live with mental illness for other friends and family members of persons living with a mental illness.  These groups provide a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope.   They offer a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with a loved one living with a mental illness.  

Contact NAMI Barrington Area for additional information:  847-496-1415

Weekly Family Support Group meeting

                            WHEN:    Every Thursday

                                           7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
                            WHERE:  Northwest Community Hospital

                                           (Mental Health Network building)

                                           901 Kirchoff,       2nd floor

                                           Arlington Heights

         Contact Info: NAMI BA 847-496-1415 for more information.
 

Monthly Family Support Group meeting

                            WHEN:    Every 3rd Tuesday of the month

                                           7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
                            WHERE:  Lake Villa's Assessor's Office

                                           37850 North Route 59

                           

 Contact Info:  Toni at tonihoy@comcast.net or Melanie at helmick6@comcast.net

 

 

 

Bi-Monthly NAMI PACT -

Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens

Our NAMI PACT offering a group for parents of children and adolescents. Biological and adoptive parents are welcome.

                               WHEN: First and Third Friday of each month

                                                     6:30-7pm social time

                                                     7:00 - 9:00 p.m. formal support time


                                WHERE: Northwest Community Hospital

                                           (Mental Health Network building

                                             adjacent to parking lot #7)

                                            901 Kirchoff, 2nd floor

                                            Arlington Heights

Support groups can be very helpful, especially for those going through a crisis. There is no charge and you don't need a reservation to attend.

Call Toni at tonihoy@comcast.net or (847) 804-2088 after 5 on weeknights for more information. (Please leave a message if you don't catch her.)


 

     Weekly NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

NAMI Connection is a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

 

                            WHEN:    Every Thursday

                                           7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
                            WHERE:  Northwest Community Hospital

                                           (Mental Health Network building)

                                           901 Kirchoff,       2nd floor

                                           Arlington Heights

Support groups can be very helpful, especially for those going through a crisis. There is no charge and you don't need a reservation to attend.

        

             Call NAMI BA at (847) 496-1415 for more information.