* COVID-19 Support Update *
NAMI-CO’s virtual support groups are open to all.
Please download the free Zoom app on your phone, tablet or laptop and link to them. Once you have the app, at the meeting start time, click on the link and your app will open; click on “join the conversation.”
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS
Bend Family Support Group: third Tuesday of Every Month, 5:15PM – 6:45PM.
Contact Bud Manley: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bend Family Support Group: last Thursday of every month, 5:15-6:45.
Contact Catherine: email@example.com.
Meeting ID: 914 504 297
Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files
Redmond Family Support Group: First Saturdays, 10:00-11:30AM.
Contact Linda: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONNECTIONS PEER SUPPORT GROUPS
Bend Connections Peer Support Groups: Every Monday from 7-9 PM via Zoom.
Open to adults 18 and older in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties who live with mental illness. TO REGISTER: Call NAMI Oregon at 503-230-8009
Connections: Thursdays at 10:30 AM. (currently on a break)
Contact: Janet Marie- 541-408-8675 or Joe at 458-256-8623.
General Help: email@example.com
For Peer Support/Connections:
Please remember that all are volunteers, and kindly be respectful of the time of day calls are made.
The national NAMI HelpLine is available Monday through Friday from 10:00 am-6:00 pm (EDT) at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you or a loved one is in crisis, you can text “NAMI” TO 741741.
Here is some information we found to be helpful:
- NAMI Updates on the Coronavirus
- COVID-19 Information and Resources
- Taking Care of Your Mental Health
- OHA COVID-19 Packet
We will update you as new information becomes available, and will let you know when support groups start meeting again.
Family Support Group
NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group program for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. In these groups which meet weekly or monthly, family members can talk frankly about their challenges and help one another through their learned wisdom. NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.
Connection (Peer) Support Group
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who’ve been there. NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.