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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 Montana Affiliates

NAMI Billings

Call:  406-256-2001
Email:  info@namibillings.org
Website:  https://www.namibillings.org/

Meetings

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, or via zoom

​Family Support Group- for family members and friends of a loved one only: Tuesdays: 6:30-8:00 pm. Meet at NAMI Billings Office, 3333 2nd Ave. N, Suite 150, Billings

Family and Friends Seminar: Offered once a month online via Zoom

Provider Education– Sept 7, 2022 from 5:30-9:30 with AMR. December 16, 2022 for Mental Health Center.

NAMI Bozeman

Call: 406-763-6270
Email: namibozeman.mt@gmail.com
Website: No Website

Meetings

Peer Connection Support Group Held on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00am -11:30am.  The first group will be November 19, 2022 at the Open Arms Drop-in Center, at 699 Farmhouse Lane.  Please call Lynn Sawyer at 406-600-8102 or Mike Parker at 406-548-8192 for more information.

Family Support Group is held the second Monday of each month from 5:30-7:00 PM at Christ the King Lutheran Church; 4383 Durston Rd.  Please call NAMI Bozeman at 406-763-6270 for more information.

Family and Friends seminar: Free seminar offered once a month on a zoom online platform. Please call the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871 and how to register.

NAMI Flathead

Call:  406-854-2323 or 406-250-3795
Email: namiflathead@gmail.com
Website:  https://namiflathead.com/

Meetings

NAMI General Meeting meets 1st Monday of every month at 5:00 PM. Gateway Mall -Literacy Room. Please contact Julie Doyle at (406) 854-2323.

Family Support Group meets on the first  Monday of every month at 6:00 at the Literacy Room at Gateway Community Center(room may change) Ken Walker and Colleen Konopatzke  and the third Monday via Zoom. Ken Walker and Dawn Jackson. Please contact Colleen Konopatzke at 406-250-3795 for more information or Dawn Jackson at (406) 260-6433

Connection Peer Support Group – Currently no group at this time

Family-to-Family Education Class will start Wednesday, September 7, 2022, through Wednesday, October 26, 2022.  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. Dawn Jackson and Ken Walker will be the other facilitators of the class.

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 or call Colleen Konopatzke @ 406-250-3795 or Dawn Jackson @ 406-260-6433 to get more information about hosting a local seminar.

NAMI Great Falls

Call: 406-799-5934
Email: namigreatfalls@gmail.com
Website:  https://namigreatfalls.org/

Meetings

Family Support Group meets the second Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Columbus Center, suite 450N 1601 2nd Ave N.  For more information and/or questions please call Dianne Van Auken at 467-2307 and Diane Stinger at 453-0986.

NAMI Connection, a support group for people with mental health conditions.  This group is currently not running at this time

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: Starts Wed September 28 through Nov. 16, 2022 from 6-8:30. Please call the NAMI Great Falls at 406-799-5934 or email Randy Lynes or Diane Stinger at namigreatfalls@gmail.com for more information and to register.

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 an online zoom 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

NAMI Havre

Call: 406-265-2258
Email:  No Email
Website:  No Website

Meetings

Family-to-Family Education Class: TBA

Connection Support Group: A free ongoing support group on Mondays starting, on August 1, from 12-1:00.  This group will be offered to people who have a mental illness and is in need of support from others with a mental illness.  For more information, please get in touch with NAMI Havre’s Crystal Laufer at 406-265-2258.

Family and Friends Seminar: Offered once a month on the online zoom platform.  Please call Colleen at the NAMI Montana office for more information at 443-7871

NAMI Helena

Call: 406-465-3066
Email: namihelena@gmail.com
Website: https://www.namihelena.org

Meetings

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 will meet from 6:00 p.m. -7:30 pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the NAMI Montana office building- 1331 Helena Ave. It is an in-person and zoom platform. For more information, contact Kim at 406-465-3066

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

Call: 406-880-1013
Email: namimissoula@gmail.com
Website:  https://namimissoula.org/

Meetings

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: 3rd Thursdays of each month, 6:30 – 8 pm; meets in person in Room 208, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 202 Brooks St.  This group is for relatives, friends, and caregivers of individuals living with mental illness.  No registration is required; drop-ins are welcomed. Upcoming meetings: Thursday, November 17 and Thursday , December 15.

NAMI CONNECTION:   Wednesday afternoons 1-2:30 at 202 Brooks Street (Room 208)  No registration is required.  A zoom option is available: Please see link

NAMI Family-to-Family-  Our Fall 2022 couarse has concluded.  Please contact NAMI Missoul a 406-880-1013 or namimissoula@gmail.com for information and/or to be placed on the waiting list for our 2023 Family-to-Family Class.

Family and Friends Seminar: Offered once a month on an online zoom platform.  Please call Colleen at the NAMI Montana office for more information at 406-443-7871

The Write Stuff:  Thursdays from 11:00am o noon at 202 Brooks Street, room 208.  An informal group that encourages creative writing for self-expression and self-discovery.  No registration is required; walk-ins are welcome.  This is not a signature NAMI Program.

For more information: email namimissoula@gmail.com, or cal 1-406-880-1013.  You can also check ou website (www.namimissoula.org) and our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/NAMIMissoula).

NAMI SouthWest

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Website: Coming Soon

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