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NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection program

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who’ve been there.

NAMI’s support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard and to get what you need.

  • Free of cost to participants
  • Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions
  • Led by people with mental health conditions
  • 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location)
  • No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed
  • Confidential

What You’ll Gain

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You’ll benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences

What People are Saying

“… People can solve problems [at a NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group]. It isn’t just a bunch of sad stories; people are coming up with solutions and stuff to do for the next week. One of our group attendees is taking her meds and getting herself to her counselor and is just about able to go back to her career in great part due to Connection.”

“NAMI Connection has enabled me to take a good look at my illness and see that I am not alone. The program has given me additional tools to not only accept my illness, but to help others along the way.”

NAMI Wichita Event Calendar

October 2021

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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
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  • NAMI Wichita Board of Directors Meeting
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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
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  • NAMI Wichita "Ask the Doctor"
  • NAMI Wichita Connections Support Group
  • NAMI Wichita Family & Friends Support Group
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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
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  • NAMI Wichita Share and Care Combined Support Group
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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
    October 4, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84509706040?pwd=RGFMMXRManVmN3hDRGRuRUwvcjBOUT09

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  • NAMI Wichita Board of Directors Meeting
    October 5, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    1010 N Main St, Wichita, KS 67203, USA

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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
    October 11, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84509706040?pwd=RGFMMXRManVmN3hDRGRuRUwvcjBOUT09

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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
    October 18, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84509706040?pwd=RGFMMXRManVmN3hDRGRuRUwvcjBOUT09

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  • NAMI Wichita "Ask the Doctor"
    October 19, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    ONLINE ZOOM LINK

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  • NAMI Wichita Connections Support Group
    October 19, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    ONLINE ZOOM LINK

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  • NAMI Wichita Family & Friends Support Group
    October 19, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    ONLINE ZOOM LINK

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  • NAMI WICHITA FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASS
    October 25, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84509706040?pwd=RGFMMXRManVmN3hDRGRuRUwvcjBOUT09

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  • NAMI Wichita Share and Care Combined Support Group
    October 26, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    2930 E 1st St N, Wichita, KS 67214, USA

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