Support groups for people with mental illnesses and their family members
NOTE: Our most updated listing of support groups can be found within our latest NAMI Boulder County newsletter, which can be found here. Further information may be found in the sections below.

NAMI Support Groups

  • NAMI Connections - *This group is currently on hold. Check back later for updates.
    NAMI Connection is a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.
Faith-Based Support Groups
  • Spiritual Support Group for Mental Health and Wellness
    for persons in recovery and family members
    2nd and 4th Monday, every month throughout the year, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 1128 Pine St., Boulder.
    Email or call 720-304-6918.

  • "Shift" groups at Flatirons Community Church every Friday night. Learn more at
Other Support Groups
  • Longs Peak Bipolar Support and Recovery Alliance (DBSA) Longmont
    Depression and bipolar support group. Focus on understanding, kindness and coping skills with getting better as the goal.
    Peer to Peer weekly, Mondays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 303-810-9629.

  • DBSA Longs Peak
    for family and friends, First and Third Tuesday of every month at Calvary Church 2101 Gay St. Longmont. 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Contact Kevin Sip for more info 720-340-2750, all info listed on website:

  • Supporting Together
    Support and educate those with depression or bipolar disorder and their friends and family.
    Fridays, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Longmont. (Starting in May 2016 meet from 5:30 – 8:00 pm) Contact Diane at 303-682-2911.

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Boulder
    Weekly peer-only meetings and one friends and family meeting per month.
    For more information call 720-443-2849 or email (preferred)

  • The Robert D. Sutherland Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
    Visit or call 303-492-5680 for information about an 8-week educational seminar series on bipolar disorder. Offered twice yearly, generally on Mondays, from 6-7:30 pm. The Sutherland Center also offers individual, family, and group therapy, diagnostic evaluations, and consultation services for families.

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    Support group for people with OCD, their family and friends. 1st and 3rd Mondays 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Alfalfa's Market Community Room, 1651 Broadway, Boulder. Contact Brent (303-422-9704) or Ilene (303-938-1360).

  • Suicide Survivors Support Group
    Free support group for family and friends of someone who has died from suicide. Longmont. 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings, 5:30-7:00. Call (303) 532-7904 for location. Please call before attending first meeting.

Many of these support groups/classes/ resources are sponsored by groups other than NAMI Boulder County. Please use your best judgement as to whether they are suitable for you.

Information updated December 26, 2015

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