NAMI CCNS Support Groups

NAMI CCNS Support Group Selections

Below are the various support groups that we currently offer. Click on the link to learn more about each support group!

Watch a NAMI CCNS YouTube video for step-by-step instructions on how to register: CLICK HERE

Family Support Group (Virtual & In-person)

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.

Mondays @ 7 PM – Zoom link

1st and 3rd Tuesdays @ 6 PM – Zoom link

2nd and 4th Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Zoom link

Saturdays @ 9 AM (Offered in-person and virtual)

  • Zoom link
  • In-person location: AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital Evanston
    • Check in at front desk

Connections Recovery Support Group (Virtual)

A peer-led support group program for adults working on mental health recovery. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others. The groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who’ve been there.

Mondays @ 4 PM – Zoom link

Saturdays @ 4 PM – Zoom link

Pride Connections Support Group (In-person)

A free support group for adults of the LGBTQ+ community. The group is led by a Turning Point Counselor and a NAMI CCNS Peer Facilitator. All identities are welcome. 

Begins March 20. Held at Turning Point (8324 Skokie Blvd, Skokie IL, 60077)

Wednesdays @ 6 PM – Registration Link

Balance for Success Support Group (Virtual)

A peer-led support group designed to balance recovery from a mental illness with life at college or work.  Focus is on the challenges that come with balancing the everyday pressures of work or college life and living with a diagnosed mental illness.

Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Zoom link

Grief and Loss Support Group (Virtual)

A peer-led support group where participants find healthy ways of remembering and honoring someone they care about. You will find a community of others who understand your pain, and like you, are learning to let go, needing to let go of blame and becoming whole again. Facilitators have lived experiences with loss.

Saturdays @ 10 AM – Zoom link

Veterans Support Group (In-person)

A peer-led support group for veterans living with a mental illness or mental health issues and Gold Star Families. Share problems you are facing and learn how others have dealt with the same issues. In a confidential environment, share your concerns and ask questions about housing, medications, government programs, therapists, transitioning from military to civilian life and anything else troubling you.

Registration and screening required.

Thursdays @ 5:30 PM – Registration form

Military and Veterans Family Support Group

A peer-led support group that offers understanding, shared experiences, and a caring community for family members of active military and veterans. Led by two LCSW trained therapists with previous military and veteran experience.

Registration and screening required.

Online Thursdays @ 5:30 PM – Registration form

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