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SUPPORT GROUPS

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, ALL NAMI CLACKAMAS SUPPORT GROUPS ARE ONLINE ONLY

NAMI affiliates around the state are conducting their peer‐led adult support groups online using the video conferencing platform Zoom. These groups are accessible from both mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones & from desktop and laptop computers. Joining with audio only is possible from any phone.

To register for a group meeting, download either the Zoom app (on mobile devices) or desktop client (on computers) and either click the registration link of the meeting you are interested in below or contact the local NAMI affiliate  offering the group for instructions. Once you register you will receive an email with instructions for joining the meeting.

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CONNECTION PEER SUPPORT GROUP

NAMI Connection Support Group is a free 90-minute recovery support group for all persons living with a mental illness regardless of their diagnosis. Support groups are facilitated by trained volunteers with lived experience.

 

Register online for NAMI Connection or call 503-344-5050.

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Peers - In Person

WOMEN (18+) ONLY PEER SUPPORT GROUP

An IN-PERSON bi-weekly peer-led recovery support group for people who identify as female and living with mental illness where people learn from one another's experiences, share coping strategies, and offer mutual encouragement.

 

Register online for NAMI Women's Only Support group or call 503-344-5050

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More Support

 SUPPORT GROUPS
FROM OTHER NAMI OREGON AFFILIATES

Not finding the class, support group, or location that works for you?

You may also want to check for other available classes and support groups throughout the metro Portland and surrounding area.

 

Register online for other support groups

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IN-PERSON

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

Compassionate Friends is a peer-led support group that exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process.

NOTE: The Compassionate Friends Group is not an official NAMI program but has been vetted and is hosted by NAMI Clackamas.

4th Tuesday of each month 7:00 pm

10202 SE 32nd Ave (corner of SE Dwyer) #501

Milwaukie, OR 97222

tcfclackamascounty@gmail.com

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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"CONEXION" PEER SUPPORT GROUP IN SPANISH

A peer-led recovery support group for Spanish speaking adults living with mental illness where people learn from one another's experiences, share coping strategies, and offer mutual encouragement. Support groups are facilitated by trained volunteers with lived experience.

 

Register online for NAMI Conexion or call 503-344-5050.

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FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

NAMI Family Support Group is a free 90-minute support group open to anyone who has, or cares about someone with a mental health condition. Support groups are facilitated by trained volunteers with lived experience.

 

Register online for NAMI Family Support Group or call 503-344-5050.

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IN PERSON

OPEN MINDS ART STUDIO

A non-traditional support group for people to express themselves through creative art in a relaxed social setting.  Persons living with a mental illness as well as family members and friends are welcome. Meets weekly on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00PM IN PERSON. BASIC SUPPLIES PROVIDED FREE!

Meeting location provided once registration is confirmed.

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Clackamas County Cultural Coalition (managed by the Clackamas County Arts Alliance).

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LGBTQIA2S+ PEER SUPPORT GROUP

A peer-led recovery support group for adults who identify as LGBTQIA2S+ and living with mental illness where people learn from one another's experiences, share coping strategies, and offer mutual encouragement.

 

Register online for NAMI LGBTQIA2S+ or call 503-344-5050.

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FAMILY SUPPORT

FAMILY BOOK CLUB

NAMI Clackamas is excited to announce our NEW Monthly, “Family Book Club” for families and others who have loved ones living with a mental illness. 

We will be covering only a few chapters at a time, so that we will have the opportunity to have good discussions.

Second book club cohort starting soon! Register below to stay up to date.

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SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Suicide Bereavement Support, Inc., is a
self-help organization served by trained volunteers offering understanding, support, friendship and education to those bereaved and impacted by the suicide death of a child, spouse, partner, parent, sibling, family member, friend, client or co-worker.

NOTE: The Suicide Bereavement Group is not an official NAMI program but has been vetted and is hosted by NAMI Clackamas.

ONLINE - 2nd Sunday, click here 

IN-PERSON - 4th Sunday, click here.

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