NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group logo

Are you concerned about your mental health?
Do you feel alone and hopeless?
Are you wondering how to cope?
Reconnect, rebuild, find support and hope with NAMI Connection

 

The NAMI Connection recovery support group is a free, peer-led support groups for adults who are concerned about their mental health. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others. Groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who’ve been there. NAMI Connection groups allow you to talk about your experiences in a safe and confidential setting. The groups encourage empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:

 

  • Find hope and develop relationships
  • Find better coping skills
  • Help others while helping yourself
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Work for a better future in a realistic way

 

 

If you would like to discuss the NAMI Connection program please contact Judi Maguire at 617-580-8541.
To find the one closest to your area see the complete list below, contact your local NAMI affiliate, call the Judi Maguire at 800-370-9085.

 

No trainings are currently planned but you are welcome to complete and return NAMI Connection Recovery Group Facilitator Application 2018You will be contacted when a training is scheduled.
Please mail or email your application to Judi Maguire, Peer Support Programs Coordinator, NAMI Massachusetts, Schrafft’s Center, 529 Main Street, 1M17, Boston MA 02129-1125 or email jmaguire@namimass.org or fax: 617-580-8673

 

The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups in Massachusetts list is in alphabetical order by Town name. You can change the order of the Towns by clicking the up or down

arrow in the Town column. To find a specific Town name use the search box on the right.

 

Download the NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups Brochure (PDF)

 

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups in Massachusetts

TownMeeting Day
and Time
Meeting
Location
Contact
Information
Other
Information
Acton1st & 3rd Thursdays
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Faith Evangelical Free Church
54 Hosmer St. 01720
(Upper Sun Room)
781-982-3318 or
nami.cmsx@gmail.com
AgawamTuesdays
2:30 - 4:00 PM
NAMI Western Mass Office
324A Springfield St.
413-786-9139 or
information@namiwm.org
BostonThursdays
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hope Center
Plaza Level, DMH Building
25 Staniford Street
Ben Coffin
Email: bcoffin@northsuffolk.org
Office: (225) 284-1606
Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
BostonThursday
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Lindemann Inn HealthCare for the Homeless, 25 Staniford St.Jackie Martinez at
jmartinez1970@ymail.com
Bilingual
English
Español

Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
BostonMondays
10:30 am - 12:00 PM (noon)
Boston Medical Center
Resource Center
85 E. Newton St., Ground Floor
Yuka Gordon
617- 305-9900 or
yuka.gordon@mbrlc.org
Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
BrocktonMondays
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Hope is Here RCC
730 Belmont St.
Mary Lou Garcia at
508-857-0316 or
marylou.garcia.rcc@gmail.com
DorchesterThursdays
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Peer Education Resource Center
1500 Dorchester Ave.
Sarah at 617-788-1034 or
infoaboutperc@yahoo.com
Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
EasthamptonThursdays
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Easthampton Congregational Church
112 Main Street
Ellen at
ellengroupinfo@gmail.com
or 413-923-8481
Easthampton NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group flyer
EverettTuesdays
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Immaculate Conception Church
489 Broadway
02149
Meryl Snyder at 857-891-0471
merlynsnyder60@gmail.com
Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
FitchburgThursdays
7:00 – 8:30 PM
The Messiah Lutheran Church
750 Rindge Rd
Caryl at 508-574-0603
GardnerTuesdays
7:00 -8:30 PM
Heywood Hospital
242 Green St.
Dinish Room Conference Room B
(inside the cafeteria)
Courney at 508-331-2921 or
cortneyhudson82@gmail.com
Gloucester1st Wednesday
7:00 – 8:30 PM
43 Gloucester Ave., Room 2AElizabeth at 978-281-1557
or Email NAMI Cape Ann
Gloucester2nd & 4th Tuesdays
7:00 – 8:30 PM
43 Gloucester Ave., Room 2AElizabeth at 978-281-1557
or Email NAMI Cape Ann
Haverhill1st Thursday
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Holy Family Hospital
62 Brown St., 01830

Public Transit Access:
MVRTA Bus #18
Riverside Route
Lisa at 978-764-8337 or
0903lisa@gmail.com
Atrium Conference Room
Through revolving doors at back of Hospital.
LynnTuesdays
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Lynn Community Health Center
20 Central Ave.,
6th Floor
Meghan at 781-691-9414
OrleansSaturdays
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Federated Church
in East Orleans
162 Main St
Carolyn at carolynmwitt@gmail.com
QuincyWednesdays
6:00 – 7:30pm
A New Way Recovery Center
85 Quincy Ave. 02169
Sharon at 617-302-3287 or
Sharonanewway@gmail.com
Dual
Diagnosis
Group

RoxburyWednesdays
1:00 – 2:30 pm
9 Palmer StreetStella at (617) 442-7837 or
sstewart@northsuffolk.org
Dual
Diagnosis
Group

Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
SomervilleWednesdays & Fridays
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (noon)
Cambridge/Somerville RLC
35 Medford St.,
Suite 111, 02143
Hilary Kiley
617-863-5388
kileyhilary@gmail.com
Boston Connection Recovery Support Groups
TauntonMondays
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Taunton Public Library
12 Pleasant St, 02780
Sarah at 508-386-3009 or
SRMatthewsAlmeida@bamsi.org
TauntonMondays
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Pride in Recovery
71 Main Street
deMello Building
Suite 1200, 02780
Sarah at 508-36-3009 or
SRMatthewsAlmeida@bamsi.org

There are some NAMI Connection testimonials on our YouTube channel if you would like to hear why a NAMI Connection group is different from other support groups.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group outreach video