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          Nov 10

          NAMI Connection (On Site)

          November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
          Springfield
          Nov 17

          NAMI Connection (On Site)

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

          Wed 12

          Positive Coping Skills (Virtual)

          August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
          Wed 12

          LGBTQIA+ Support Group (Virtual)

          August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
        • Upcoming Events

          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?

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

All NAMI Southwest Missouri support groups are free and confidential and require no registration - however, we ask that you read and acknowledge our Virtual Group Protocols below before attending a group. We offer a wide variety of groups to attend either in person or on Zoom, the list below is not exhaustive. Please check our calendar for dates and times of upcoming groups and workshops.

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NAMI SWMO Support Groups

  • The Power of Pro-Covery

    A unique group that focusing on the acceptance that there are challenges and burdens that we will face in life. Nonetheless, we can seize hope together to live a life of joy as we focus on being proactive in our recovery process and live in HOPE. Join us at the Hope Center!

  • Inspiration Hour

    Join us for a light and encouraging support group via Zoom.

  • Making Every Day Successful

    This group will help each of us identify things in our daily life we can work on to make each day a success.

  • Schizophrenia Support Group

    Caregivers and support systems also welcome.

  • Mental Health and Coffee

    Join us for mental health support!

  • Skills to Better Mental Happiness

    Join us to learn ways to improve your mental health.

  • LGBTQIA+

    Weekly LGBTQIA+ support meeting.

  • Creative Coping Skills Workshop

    Bring your creative coping skills and ideas as we discuss how to make recovery positive, creative and fun! We will be discussing things such as sensory coping skills, journaling, reading, art, and more! Everyone who participates will be able to share their own ideas if they wish but isn't mandatory.

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Become a part of NAMI! Subscribe to the latest mental health updates, participate in an online discussion group, learn how to advocate in your community and add your voice to the mental health movement.

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Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in Missouri.

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The families and members of NAMI Southwest Missouri are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.