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Friends & Family Support –This group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Center Congregational Church, located at 11 Center Street in Manchester, CT.  It is open to families and friends of people with mental illness and focuses on sharing experiences and information.  It is facilitated by volunteer NAMI of Manchester members who have been trained in support group facilitation.  All family members are welcome.

For more information, call Mary Voiland at (860) 645-9563


NAMIConnection - is a national recovery support group program for people with mental illness. The groups are co-led by trained facilitators who are in recovery themselves, and therefore understand its challenges. NAMIConnection groups meet weekly for 90 minutes and are open to all adults, 18 and older with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. The groups offer a non-judgmental environment and are free.

PLEASE NOTE: Our NAMIConnection Consumer Support Group is currently on hiatus, effective Nov. 1, 2013. For more information, please contact Don at (860) 882-0236, or


NAMI-CAN Support Groups - This is the Child and Adolescent Network – providing support for families of children and adolescents with behavioral health concerns. This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:30pm, at the Faith Baptist Church, 52 Lake Street, Manchester, CT.  It is a program of NAMI Manchester.

For more info contact: Karen (860) 895-1292



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