National Alliance on Mental Illness
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Support groups schedules


what you can expect.

NAMI Parents and Family supports are peer-led.

Parent support groups are for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents.

Family support groups are for family members, caregivers and loved ones

 of adult individuals living with mental illness.

 The hallmark of a NAMI support group is leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of the other participants.


What You Should Expect:

Meets monthly or weekly for 90 minute sessions free of charge.

Designed for loved ones of individuals living with mental illness.

Facilitated by a trained team of family members of individuals living with mental illness.

Confidential, you can share as much or as little personal information as you want.

Does not recommend or endorse any medications or other medical therapies for you family member.

Guided by Principles of Support.

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Parent Support Group Schedule

NAMI Support Group for Parents and Caregivers meets at

 Heartland Community Church,

1280 S. Alpine Rd.  Rockford.

Group meets from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

The group meets on the  4th Monday each month   

Family Support Group Schedules

NAMI Family Support Group meets at  Swedish American Hospital.

1340 Charles St. Rockford

Use Heart Hospital entrance.   Conference Room 2-3

Group meets the first Tuesday each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m  


NAMI Family Support Group meets at Grandma's Restaurant

320 Chrysler Drive. Belvidere.

Group meets the third Monday each month - 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.


NAMI  Family Support Group meets at

 Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

3300 Rural St. Rockford.  

Park and enter on Guilford Rd.


This group meets the third Tuesday each month 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

NAMI Northern Illinois is dedicated to improving the

quality of life of individuals with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy.