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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI Connection is a 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.

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NAMI "Parham Doctors' Hospital" Connection Peer Support Group

Parham Doctors' Hospital

This NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Connection Peer Support Group will be held in the Medical Office Building #3, Room 312, of Parham Doctors' Hospital. Medical Office Building #3 is the building to the left of the Emergency Room Building. The group is facilitated by Heron and Tammy. All adults living with a mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, etc.) are welcome to attend. This is a free, open-discussion meeting. Everyone is welcome to join in the conversation, or just come and listen in a supportive environment. This group meets regularly on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. ***Please RSVP if you plan to attend, but an RSVP is NOT required. Feel free to drop-in anytime.

NAMI "Monument Heights Baptist Church" Connection Peer Support Group

Monument Heights Baptist Church

This NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Connection Peer Support Group will be held on the 2nd floor of the Monument Heights Baptist Church in the Joy Room. The church is located at the corner of Libbie Ave. and Monument Ave(on the diagonal corner from St. Mary's Hospital). The group is facilitated by Colin. All adults living with a mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, etc.) are welcome to attend. This is a free, non-denominational, open discussion meeting on topics of mental illness recovery. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion, or just come and listen in a supportive environment. This group meets regularly on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. ***Please RSVP if you're planning on attending, but an RSVP is NOT required. Please feel free to come join us anytime.

NAMI "Chesterfield" Connection Peer Support Group - Thursdays

St. Luke's United Methodist Church

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) "Chesterfield" Connection Peer Support Group, located at St. Luke's Methodist Church, 4101 Fordham Road 23236, meets every Thursday night from 7:00 - 8:30pm. All adults living with a mental illness are welcome to attend. This is a free, non-denominational, open-discussion group. Everyone is welcome to join in the conversation on topics of mental illness recovery, or just come and listen in a supportive environment. This group is facilitated by Susie and Melinda. ***Please RSVP if you plan to attend, but an RSVP is NOT required. Please feel free to drop-in and join us anytime. The typical group size is 10 - 15 people. Regular attendees tend not to RSVP on Meetup.com. And, yes, we all felt anxious showing up for our first meeting (we do social anxiety very well with our illnesses), but the connection you feel with peers who understand your struggles, makes the effort worth it. I promise. :)

NAMI "Henrico County Mental Health" Connection Peer Support Group

Henrico County Mental Health Center

***Time Change Update*** This free NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) support group is open to all adults living with a mental illness. It meets every Friday from 12:30 - 2:00pm at the Henrico County Mental Health Center in Room #25. The group is facilitated by Colin and Gary.

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