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          Nov 10

          NAMI Connection (On Site)

          November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
          Springfield
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          NAMI Connection (On Site)

          November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
          Springfield
        • Peer Support Groups

          Fri 07

          Music/Arts for Recovery

          August 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
          Wed 12

          Positive Coping Skills (Virtual)

          August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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          Sat 22

          Neon Night: Run/walk for Suicide Prevention

          August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
          Springfield

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About Mental Illness

A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person\'s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.

What is Recovery?

Recovery from serious mental illness is not only possible, but for many people living with mental illness today, probable. The notion of recovery involves a variety of perspectives.

We're Here to Listen

In Crisis?

In Crisis?

Call the Missouri Crisis Line
Available 24-hours/7-days

Call 1-877-535-4357

You can chat one-to-one online at:
www.Foundation2CrisisChat.org
Online & texting chats are available from 9am-3pm M-F. All contacts are confidential

Call the NAMI Helpline at

1-800-273-8255

Or in a crisis, text "NAMI" to 741741

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NAMI's support groups follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to be helped. All NAMI Southwest Missouri support groups are free and confidential and require no registration. See below for more information and sign up here to find out how to join a group.

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.

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NAMI Family to Family Image

A peer-led group for adult family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

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We offer numerous on-site (Hope Center) and virtual support groups to empower our community, from daily coping skills to music for recovery - find one that fits your needs today!

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Cox Tower Hope Center

Visit our Hope Center during operating hours to find out more about the programs and services offered by NAMI SWMO.

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