Support Groups and Meetings
Where Are The Meetings?
We offer two Family Support Groups:
Evening Support Group
Third Tuesday each month 6:00 p.m. – First Congregational Church of Christ – 100 1st St NE, Mason City, Iowa
Lunch Support Group
Fourth Monday each month 11:30 a.m. – Pies N More (Annex) – 1631 4th St SW, Mason City, Iowa
(everyone purchases their own lunch)
What Is Family Support Group?
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.
NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to get what they need.
- Free of cost
- Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions
- Led by family members of people with mental health conditions
- 60-90 minutes long and meets once per month
- No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
What People Are Saying
“The most beneficial thing for me was that I am not alone. I found the NAMI Family Support Group at the time I really needed it!”
“The support group facilitators and attendees were respectful of other people’s experiences and were non-judgmental when there were different ways of handling things.”
“I felt I received constructive, practical and helpful information from group members.”
“Using the [NAMI] support group model is so essential to the success of our family support groups. As a group, the collective wisdom covered a lot of possibilities.”