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NAMI’s affiliates hold a variety of support groups in their communities.  The Connections support groups are facilitated by individuals who live with severe mental illness for people who live with severe mental illness.  There are also family support groups facilitated by family members of people who live with mental illness for family members of people who live with severe mental illness.  Contact your local affiliates to find out more about their support groups and other resources.

NAMI Billings

  • Connection Support Group– for peers only: Sundays: 3:00-4:30 pm, and Thursdays: 1:00-2:30 pm. Meet at NAMI Billings Office, 3333 2nd Ave. N, Suite 150, Billings
    No registration required
  • ​Family Support Group- Tuesdays: 7:00-8:30 pm, and Thursdays: 7:00-8:30 pm
    Meet at NAMI Billings Office, 3333 2nd Ave. N, Suite 150, Billings
    No registration required
  • Peer-to-Peer- Every Wednesday starting-Sept 15-Nov 3 6:00-8:00 pm at NAMI Billings
  • Basics Class- Every Tuesday Starting – Oct.  12-Nov 16 – 6:30-8:30 pm @ Family Tree Center 2520 5th Ave. S (FREE childcare and children’s meals provided)
  • Family-to-Family- Thursdays starting Sept. 16-Nov 4- 6:00-8:30 pm @ NAMI Billings.  2nd class will be held on Mondays starting Sept. 27-Nov 15 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Please go to www.namibillings.org for more information or email namibillings@gmail.com
  • Family and Friends Seminar: Offered once a month on zoom online platform.  Please call Colleen at the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871

Call NAMI Billings at (406) 256.2001 for more information on classes and support groups, or visit us on our website at namibillings.org.

NAMI Havre

  • Family-to-Family Education Class TBA
  • Family Support Group is a free ongoing support group on Sundays starting November 1, 2020 from 2-3:30. This will be an online group on a zoom platform and will be offered to people who are in need of support in the Havre Lewistown area.  For more information and a link to the meeting, please contact NAMI Havre’s Crystal Laufer at 406-262-7653 or NAMI Lewistown Janette Warner at 406-350-2004
  • Family and Friends Seminar: Offered once a month on zoom online platform.  Please call Colleen at the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871

NAMI Helena

  • Family Support Group –  ​Third Wednesday of each month at the NAMI Montana office- 1331 Helena Ave. from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. It is an in-person or zoom platform.  Contact Byron at  406-422-5646  or Colleen at the NAMI Montana office at 406-443-7871 for more information.​
  • NAMI Connection Peer Support Group – This group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the NAMI Montana office building- 1331 Helena Ave. It is an in-person or zoom platform. For more information, contact Kim at 406-465-3066 or Erin at 832-623-3436.
  • Family-to-Family Education Class:  TBA It is a free, comprehensive 8-week course designed specifically for family members of persons with major depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or a co-occurring disorder(both mental illness and substance abuse).

OFFERING: Information on stigma; medication;
coping skills; self-care; emotional support; communication;
brain function; and problem-solving. (prior registration is required)

  • NAMI Peer to Peer– TBA
  • Please go to www.namihelena.org for more information or email namihelena@gmail.com
  • NEW: Family and Friends seminar:  Offered once a month on zoom online platform Please call Colleen at the NAMI Montana office for more information.
  • Hope and Advocacy Group– A support group for middle school age, high school age, and transition 18-25.  The group meets the first and third Tuesday every month at 7 pm at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church. Call Jill Henry at  406-422-8753 if interested? This is not a NAMI group.

NAMI Missoula

  • NAMI CRAFTS: Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:30 at 202 Brooks, Room 210. This group is open to adults living with mental health issues and interested in drawing, painting, beadwork, decorating, and other craft activities. SUSPENDED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
  • NAMI CONNECTION:  Tuesday evenings (by Zoom) from 7-8:30 pm.  Contact us at namimissoula@gmail.com and ask for the Zoom link to
  • NAMI Family-to-Family TBA
    • Note: Some groups may not meet regularly over the summer or in person. Please call us at 880-1013 to confirm the schedule
  • Please go to www.namimissoula.org for more information or email namimissoula@gmail.com

ALL NAMI Missoula SUPPORT GROUPS ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL; YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER OR TO BE A MEMBER OF NAMI TO ATTEND. FOR  MORE  INFORMATION, CALL 406-880-1013 OR EMAIL namimissoula@gmail.com

NAMI Bitterroot

  • Family Support Group:Will start September 9, 2019 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at the Cornerstone Church, 280 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton MT 59840   Please contact Donna White for more information at 406-381-9884

NAMI Bozeman

Email namibozemanfamily2family@gmail.com for information about NAMI Bozeman’s Groups.

  • Family-to-Family Education Class– Class will be on Thursdays starting September 9th thru October 28, 2021, from 6:30 pm-9:00 pm. To register for the class or if you have questions, please email namibozemanfamily2family@gmail.com.
  • Peer-to-Peer Education Class – Class will be on Saturdays starting September 11th thru October 30, 2021, from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.  To register for this free education class or if you need more information,  please contact Lynn Sawyer at 406-600-8102.
  • NAMI Basics class TBA
  • Peer Connection Support Group–   is a free ongoing group at the Open Arms Drop-in Center, at 699 Farmhouse Lane from 11 am to Noon. –No group at this time due to COVID 19
  • Family Support Group is held the first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Bozeman Health Group (hospital) in the Sapphire Room.-No group at this time due to COVID 19
  • Please visit www.namibozeman.org for more information.
  • NEW Family and Friends seminar: Offered once a month on zoom online platform. Please call the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871

NAMI Flathead

  • NAMI General Meeting meets 2nd Tuesday of every month at 1:00 PM. Gateway Mall -Literacy Room. Please contact Julie Doyle at (406) 854-2323.
  • Family Support Group meets on the first and third Monday of every month at 6:00 at the Literacy Room at Gateway Community Center. Please contact Julie Doyle for more information at (406) 854-2323 or Colleen Konopatzke at (406)250-3795 or Dawn Jackson at (406) 260-6433
  • Connection Peer Support Group meets every Thursday at 2:30 at Wheat MT Bakery.  Please call Susan Thomas for more information at (406) 752-2353
  • Family-to-Family Education Class will start Wednesday, September 8, 2021, through Wednesday, October 27, 2021.  It will be every Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 pm.  Please call Colleen Konopatzke at 406-250-3795 for more information and to get registered.
  • Please visit www.namiflathead.org for more information or email us at namiflathead@gmail.com
  • NEW: Family & Friends Seminar: Offered once a month on a zoom platform.  Please call the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871.

NAMI Great Falls

  • Family Support Group meets the second Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Center for Mental Health, 915 1st Ave So.  For more information and/or questions please call Dianne Van Auken at 467-2307
  • NAMI Connection, a support group for people with mental health conditions, will meet the first and third Monday of each month from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Alliance for Youth, 3220 11 th Ave S., room #4 and on Zoom. For more information or a Zoom link email
    namigreatfalls@gmail.com or namifacilitatorgf@gmail.com
  • Family-to-Family Education Class: a free 8-session course for families, partners, and friends of individuals living w/mental illness  TOPICS: *greater understanding of mental illness, *ways to cope better w/the strains of mental illness, *become empowered to navigate the health care system: TBA
  • Peer-to-Peer Educations class:  It is a free 10 week course that offers information, resources and a community of support to aid you in developing your own recovery plan. TBA
  • Family and Friends Seminar: Offered once a month on zoom online platform.  Please call Colleen at the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871
  • Please visit www.namigreatfalls.org for more information or email namigreatfalls@gmail.com