Parent Support Groups

Looking for support? Come and make important connections to others who:

  • understand the challenges you face and the opportunities ahead
  • feel the same way you do
  • have had the same experiences
  • will help you learn new coping skills
  • will share their successes and strategies with you

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Groups are led by a trained facilitator who is a parent. If you interested in becoming a support group facilitator, please visit  Leader Trainings in the education section.

Through affiliates around the state, NAMI NH offers supports groups to family members and parents who have a loved one with mental illness. Find a support group near you using the links below. If there is no parent support group near you, please contact the Information and Resource line to learn about 1:1 family support program.

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There is also an on-line support group that meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 8:00 pm to 9:00pm. Contact Laurie for more details.

NOTE: Please contact the group facilitator listed to make sure no schedule changes have been made. If you are unable to reach the facilitator, please call or email the NAMI NH contact.

Contact information listed below is intended for families and individuals so that they may connect with Support Group leaders regarding the group. Contact information is not intended for solicitation of any kind.

NAMI NH Contact: Laurie Foster - Email or Phone 603-225.5359

Hooksett

Facilitator: Laurie Foster (NAMI NH) - Email - 603-225-5359
Location: Hooksett Public Library- ground floor conference rooms
Date: 1st Tuesday of the month
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm

Londonderry

Facilitator: Susan Allen-Samuel (NAMI NH) - Email - 603-225-5359, ext. 328
Location: Avery Center, 126 Pillsbury Road, Londonderry
Date: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm

Rochester

Facilitators: Carol Lemelin - 603.664.2116
Location: Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester - 1st Floor Conference Room
Date: 2nd Thursday of each month
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30 pm

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