NAMI Family Support Group

 

 

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 info@namilansing.org for more information.

  • Meeting Schedule 
    • Tuesday, June 13th
    • Tuesday, June 27th
    • Tuesday, July 11th
    • Tuesday, July 25th
    • Tuesday, August 8th
    • Tuesday, August 22nd
    • Tuesday, September 12th
    • Tuesday, September 26th
    • Tuesday, October 10th
    • Tuesday, October 24th
    • 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 info@namilansing.org.

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