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NAMI Minnesota
1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400
Saint Paul, MN 55104

phone: 651-645-2948
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps
fax: 651-645-7379


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NAMI Connection & Other Support Groups

"I was suicidal and I could not see any hope at all.  I was where you are now.  But there is hope for you, for every single one of you.  

NAMI Connection YouTube video  

(For volunteer trainings to facilitate NAMI Connection, Vet Connection or Open Door support groups, click here .)

Albert Lea - Meets Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30 p.m., at Next Step Clubhouse, 216 S. Washington Ave., Contact Sara at 507-377-5483.

Andover - Meets on Mondays, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 16180 Round Lake Blvd. NW, Contact Curt at 612-581-2477 or Chelsy a 763-238-7207.

Bloomington - Meets Wednesdays, 5:00-6:15 p.m., at Avivo CSP, 7888 12th Ave. S., Contact Joelle at 612-752-8384.

Burnsville - Meets Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Mary Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road E., in Room 15. Contact Lyn at 612-749-5408.

Cambridge - Meets Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Cambridge Medical Center, in Harbor Room, 701 S. Dellwood St., Contact Danie 763-219-6236

Coon Rapids - Meets Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Family Life Center, 1930 Coon Rapids Blvd., Contact Tim: 612-669-5111

Crystal - Meets on Thursdays,1:00-2:30 p.m., at Northwest Community Support Program, 7000 57th Ave. N., #100, Contact NAMI: 651-645-2948

Duluth - Meets Mondays, 6:00-7:30 p.m., at Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E., Contact Jake: 218-591-2925 or Jill: 218-348-5417.

Kasson - Meets every Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 101 6th Ave. NW. Contact Karen 507-316- 0968 or NAMI Southeast Minnesota 507-287-1692.

Mankato - Meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave., Contact Morgan: 651-645-2948 x121

Minneapolis (New location) - Meets Fridays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 50th and Knox Ave. So. Contact Kim at 651-280-8527

Minneapolis North - Meets Fridays, 2:30-4:00 p.m., at Northside CSP, 1309 Girard Ave. N., Contact Don: 651-334-1778

Minneapolis South - Meets Wednesdays, 5:45-7:15 p.m., at Vail Place, 1412 West 36th St., Contact Jack: 612-310-3628

Minneapolis - LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer) - Meets Saturdays, 1:00-2:30, at Living Table United Church of Christ, 3805 E. 40th St., Contact David: 612-920-3925

Moorhead - Meets 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 14th St. S., in the board room, Contact Marian: 218-443-5286

Rochester - Meets every Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at NAMI Southeast Minnesota, 1700 N. Broadway Ave. in the Lighthouse (Suite 103). Use Entrance “B”. Contact NAMI Southeast Minnesota 507-287-1692.

Roseville - Meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Centennial Methodist Church, 1524 Co. Rd. C-2 West. Contact Will: 651-578-3364.

St. Paul - (starts June 4) meets Mondays, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Hamm Psychiatric Memorial Clinic, 408 St. Peter Street, Suite 429. Check in at front desk when you arrive for the group. Contact Mary: 612-387-7036.

Stillwater - Meets on the 1st & 3rd Mondays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Episcopal Church of the Ascension Office, 215 North 4th St. (Tan house across from City Hall and next to Library). Contact Diane: 651-724-0977.

Willmar - Meets on the third Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Lakeland Health Center (Lower level), 502 2nd Street SW. For information call 320-235-3084

Winona - Meets Mondays at 7:00-8:30 p.m., at the Peer Support Network (PSN) building, 122 W. 2nd St. Contact Judy: 507-450-0265.

Young Adult NAMI Connection

Young Adult NAMI Connection is a support group for ages ranging from 16-20 or 18-30 depending on the group. The group is facilitated by young adults who live with mental illnesses and are doing well in recovery. Click here to find Young Adult NAMI Connection groups.

LGBTQ Connection Support Group

NAMI offers a support group for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) adults living with a mental illness. Meets every Saturday from 1:00-2:30 p.m., at Living Table United Church of Christ, 3805 E. 40th St., in Minneapolis, contact David at 612-920-3925.

NAMI Minnesota Dual Diagnosis Support Groups

NAMI Minnesota's peer-led dual diagnosis support groups are for adults living with both a mental illness and an addiction such as chemical dependency. Participants learn skills to help them deal with their addiction and gain support from their peers. Find meeting locations, here.

NAMI Open Door Anxiety Support Groups   

NAMI Open Door Anxiety Support Groups provide peer support, teach effective strategies in anxiety management, and promote better understanding of anxiety disorders. Find more information and meeting locations, here.

NAMI WebConnect Support Group

NAMI Minnesota has a web-based support group for adults, ages 18 and up, called WebConnect. Find out how to access the group, here.

Other Support Groups

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Support Groups
Mental Health Minnesota offers self-help support groups for people living with depression or bipolar disorder.

Depression Support Coalition - Offers weekly discussion and support group meetings are offered at some Coalition church locations. These support groups are designed to provide a network of Christian-based support for those affected by depression as well as their family members. Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of religious affiliation or spiritual beliefs. Monthy education meetings also offered. For additional information or questions please contact: Julie Opheim at 952-432-6351 or visit See brochure.

The Emily Program
Eating Disorder support groups for individuals and their families.

Emotions Anonymous
Support groups using a 12-Step program.

Hearing Voices Network - Offers education and support. Visit their website, here.

TARA - Treatment And Research Advancements for BPD
Resources for Families

National Educational Alliance on Borderline Personality Disorder
Educational resources

Postpartum Anxiety & Depression Support Groups are offered free through Allina Hospitals & Clinics. Topics include anxiety and postpartum depression, helpful self-care tips, mothering, new identities and new boundaries, grieving the loss of familiar routines, treatment options, etc. For more information or to register (requested), call 612-863-4770. The groups meet weekly in Minneapolis on Tuesdays, from 1:30-3:00 p.m., at Abbott NW Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, 800 E. 28th St. Waise Center, Suite 600; and in West St. Paul on Wednesdays, from 1:30-3:00 p.m., at Dakota County Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Rd. W.

Postpartum Support International (PSI) - PSI Phone forums are available on the 1st Mondays of the month for Dads and on Wednesdays for Moms. See website for times because it changes weekly.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota Helpline - If you are pregnant or a new parent, find support and resources, or be paired with a peer volunteer. Call 612-787-7776 (PPSM) or email to

OCD Support Group
The Twin Cities Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) support group meets on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month, from 11:00-1:00., at Faith Mennonite Church, 2720 E 22nd St., in Minneapolis. Get referrals, resources and support. Call in advance: Burt at 612-722-1504.

Recovery International
Self-help support groups for people recovering from mental illnesses.

Suicide Survivor Support Groups - See NAMI's Suicide Prevention page

Support Group for New Moms - Meets on the 2nd & 4th Mondays from 12:00-12:45 p.m. at Park Nicollet Clinic, 3800 Park Nicollet Blvd, 7th Floor, Dwan A, in St. Louis Park. Learn ways to cope with what's causing you stress, sadness, or anxiety. Connect with other moms experiencing similar feelings at a free drop-in support group. Come with or without your new baby. Please do not bring other children, as we are not able to accommodate siblings. Group facilitated by two experienced female therapists. For more Information call 952-993-3307.

Warmline Telephone Support
Mental Health Minnesota offers warmline telephone support for MN residents, Monday-Friday from 5:00-10:00 p.m. Call: 651-288-0400 or 1-877-404-3190. Warmline is a non-crisis, peer-centered, free telephone support group for people with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorders, bi-polar disorder, etc.