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

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 a closed Facebook group available for parents and caregivers - learn how to join.

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

Concord

Facilitators: Rebecca Bennett - 603-848-0873 and Carolyn Blasko - 603-738-2409
Location: Straw Hall, NAMI NH Office, 85 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301
Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month starting September 2015
Time: 6pm to 8pm

Laconia

Facilitator: Theresa Eichhorn - 603.707.0888 and Amy Tremblay 603.520.9791
Location: Lakes Region Community Services, Family Resources Center, 719 North Main Street, Laconia
Date: 3rd Thursday of each month - Group does not meet in July or August
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm

Londonderry

Facilitator: Susan Allen-Samuel - 603-225-5359 Ext. 328
Location: Londonderry Presbyterian Church Building, 126 Pillsbury Road, Londonderry
Date: 1st & 3rd Monday of each month
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm

Rochester

Facilitator: 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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