Family Support Group is a group for family members and friends of those affected by mental illness. It meets twice a month. It is led by members of NAMI Lansing who also have family members with a mental illness. It is a time when family members can discuss their experiences, find support, gain information on mental illness and suggestions on handling difficult situations. Please feel free to call (517) 484-3404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday, November 14th
Tuesday, November 28th
Tuesday, December 12th
Tuesday, December 26th (TBD)
Tuesday, January 9th
Tuesday, January 23rd
Tuesday, February 13th
Tuesday, February 27th
Meetings will continue on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
Meetings are from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Sparrow Behavioral Health – First Floor, St. Lawrence Campus of Sparrow Health System, 1210 W. Saginaw, Lansing. Park near the east side of the campus, enter the north side of Sparrow Behavioral Health behind Ele’s Place.
Go to Behavioral Health, first floor elevator lobby and look for signs to the meeting room.
No registration required.
Note: Please note that these are self-help groups based on discussion and acceptance and conducted according to the Principles of Support. We are not professionals and this is not a treatment program. NAMI Lansing is not liable for any suggestions given.
A Note on Observers at Support Groups
Observers are not permitted at NAMI support groups. The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group and the NAMI Family Support Group operate according to the NAMI model which does not allow for observers. Students and professionals interested in learning more about mental illness, please consider requesting a free presentation of the In Our Own Voice program, in which persons in recovery from mental illness describe their experiences in a structured format development by NAMI. The In Our Own Voice presentation is presented free upon request to local groups, classes, clubs, churches, or businesses. Please contact NAMI Lansing at 517-484-3404 or email@example.com.