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ATTENTION: ALL NAMI EASTSIDE SUPPORT GROUPS AND CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED ONLINE ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

To get the link for any meeting, please go to:

https://nami-eastside.org/online-offerings/

NAMI Eastside is the chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) serving areas around Redmond, Kirkland, Bothell, Woodinville, Issaquah, Bellevue. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of those persons affected by acute and chronic mental illness through support, education and advocacy. Our members include families, friends, and people with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, general anxiety disorder, ADHD, and others. We sponsor free support groups and educational programs, and we advocate for improvements to our mental health delivery system in terms of access to care, standards of care, continuity of care, recovery, housing and rehabilitation. If you have questions, please call the NAMI Eastside office at (425) 885-6264 or info@nami-eastside.org . Check out our website at http://www.nami-eastside.org . Please use this email or phone number to contact us, we do not have enough staff to regularly check MeetUp Messages.

Note: Most people don't RSVP so group sizes are larger, usually 10 - 15 people.

Note. Meetup.com is a public website and does show up in search engines so use a nickname if you wish to remain anonymous as a member.

Upcoming events (5)

Connection Group in Issaquah every Friday

Swedish Issaquah Conference Center

ATTENTION: ALL NAMI EASTSIDE SUPPORT GROUPS AND CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED ONLINE ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! To get the link for any meeting, please go to: https://nami-eastside.org/online-offerings/ This group is for individuals 18 and over with a mental illness. Connection groups range between 6-12 individuals. The groups are led by trained individuals who are in recovery themselves. They understand your daily challenges and can offer you encouragement and support. All groups are confidential--you can share as much or as little personal information as you wish. This is a safe place to share your personal experiences and get support from people who understand. Participate as much as you are comfortable. RSVP's appreciated but not required. MEETUP.COM membership not required. Note. Meetup.com is a public website and does show up in search engines so use a nickname if you wish to remain anonymous as a member.

NAMI Connection Mental Illness Recovery Support Group

The Den Coffee Shop

NAMI Connection group will meet on ZOOM at 6:30 EVERY Tuesday until further notice. To find the link, go to the NAMI-Eastside website and select the Tuesday Peer Support meeting. https://nami-eastside.org/online-offerings/ Zoom is pretty easy, it's free and you can get in on most any device. BELOW THE FOLLOWING ZOOM INFO IS THE BASIC INFO ABOUT OUR GROUP. Here are a few ZOOM tips. Hope to see you there! --Login early to work out any technology kinks, check audio and video. You will initially enter the waiting room and then will be admitted into the Zoom meeting. --To effectively use this online platform, you must have reliable internet and a private quiet space. -Using a headset may enhance the privacy of the group. --Please note, your speakers will be muted upon entering. When you want to talk, you will need to unmute. . Thanks, Linda Sherry, NAMI Connection Facilitator[masked] [masked] * * * * * MORE ABOUT OUR GROUP: MEETS EVERY TUESDAY IN BOTHELL ---- Peer support for people living with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Borderline Personality, Schizo-affective disorders – or any mental health challenge. NAMI Eastside Connection support groups are confidential and peer-facilitated. This group is presented by NAMI Eastside of Redmond, WA (425)[masked] or www.nami-eastside.org (http://www.nami-eastside.org/) This group is not religiously affiliated and is GLBTQI friendly. Questions? Contact Co-facilitator Linda Sherry [masked] RSVP's appreciated but not required. MEETUP.COM membership not required. Note. Meetup.com is a public website and does show up in search engines so use a nickname if you wish to remain anonymous as a member. Directions (taken from The Den's 'Contact Us' (http://www.thedencoffeehouse.com/contact-us/directions/) page) From North of Bothell: Head South on I-405 Turn right onto Beardslee Blvd Follow past the college The Den will be on your left, on the corner of Sunrise Drive and Beardslee Blvd, across from the Healthpoint, Lifestyle 104 Apartments, and the Bothell Post Office From South of Bothell: Head North on I-405 Take exit 24 for Northeast 195th Street/ Boulevard Turn left onto Beardslee Blvd Follow past the college The Den will be on your left, on the corner of Sunrise Drive and Beardslee Blvd, across from the Healthpoint, Lifestyle 104 Apartments, and the Bothell Post Office

Connection Recovery Support Group (adults with mental illness)

ATTENTION: ALL NAMI SUPPORT GROUPS AND CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED ONLINE ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! To get the link for any meeting, please go to: https://nami-eastside.org/online-offerings/ This group is open only to individuals with a mental illness. Family members and friends should check our list of other support groups. Connection groups range between 6-12 individuals. The groups are led by trained individuals who are in recovery themselves. They understand your daily challenges and can offer you encouragement and support. All groups are confidential--you can share as much or as little personal information as you wish. This is a safe place to share your personal experiences and get support from people who understand. Participate as much as you are comfortable. RSVP's appreciated but not required. MEETUP.COM membership not required. Note. Meetup.com is a public website and does show up in search engines so use a nickname if you wish to remain anonymous as a member.

Mental Health and Spirituality Support Group

St Brendan Catholic School

ATTENTION: ALL NAMI EASTSIDE SUPPORT GROUPS AND CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED ONLINE ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! To get the link for any meeting, please go to: https://nami-eastside.org/online-offerings/ This group is for everyone impacted by a mental illness; family members and the individual with the illness can come together.

Past events (1,592)

NAMI Connection Support Group - Woodinville EVERY Thursday

Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church

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