Family 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 volunteer facilitator who is a family member. If you interested in becoming a volunteer 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. If you have a child/adolescent with a serious emotional disorder, attend a Parent Support Group. Find a support group near you using the links below. In addition to the Family Support Groups listed here, NAMI NH also offers on-line support groups.

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: Liz Hodgkins – Email – 603.225.5359 ext. 322

RegionDateTimeContactAdditional Group Information
Anywhere - OnlineWednesday - Each Wednesday of the month6:00 - 7:30pmDeb UrbanikRegistration is limited and required. To register contact Deb Urbanik and include:
-Telephone number
-Zip code
-Relationship and age of family member/friend of primary concern
Instructions for joining this group will be sent via email
Anywhere - OnlineTuesday - 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month6:00 - 7:30pmMichelle WagnerRegistration is required and limited to family and friends whose loved ones are experiencing early psychosis and have a NH affiliation. Click here to register. For more information contact Michelle Wagner.
ClaremontThursday - 1st Thursday of the month6:00 - 7:30pmKelly 603-454-8449 and Jean Fahey 603-543-0895Meeting virtually, call or email for information
ConcordMonday - 2nd and 4th Monday of the month7:00 - 9:00pmBodie Morey - 603.848.3483 and Betty NitchieMeeting virtually, call or email for information
DerryThursday - 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month6:30 - 8:30pmLori Wood - 603-490-0596Meeting virtually, open to participants outside geographic region, call or email for information
KeeneTuesday - 3rd Tuesday of the month6:30 - 8:30pmSharon Stout - 603.357.5615Meeting virtually, call or email for information
Lebanon/ Upper ValleyMonday - 2nd Monday of the month5:45 - 7:45pmDonna Stamper - 603.863.2621Meeting virtually, open to participants outside geographic region, call or email for information
LittletonThursday - 3rd Thursday of the month6:30 - 8:30pmAnn Marie McParland - 603.846.5554Not meeting at time, please call for support
ManchesterNot currently meeting.Joyce and Roby RobitailleNot currently meeting.
NashuaTuesday - 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month6:00 - 8:00pmNorma - 603.882.6771 or Pam Burns - 603.345.5304 Meeting virtually, open to participants outside geographic region, call or email for information.
Nashua area resource guide
PortsmouthThursday 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month7:00 - 8:30pmPam Brazeau - 603-502-6580Meeting virtually, call or email for information
PortsmouthMonday - 2nd Monday of the month6:30 - 8:45pmDiane Cyr - 603.793.7040Not meeting at this time - Family and Consumer Bipolar Support Group
RochesterMonday - 3rd Monday of the month6:30 - 8:30pmShirley Varney - 603.332.6390 or Kathy BoisclairNot meeting at this time, please call for support or resources.
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