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
Faith-Based 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.
Other 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 email@example.com or call 720-304-6918.
"Shift" groups at Flatirons Community Church every Friday night. Learn more at www.flatironschurch.com/shift
- DBSA Longs Peak
We are a small, friendly support group for those struggling with depression and bipolar
illnesses. We meet weekly on Wednesdays at 6pm - 8pm, alternating between Longmont and
Firestone, as we have members from both areas. The current schedule is always posted at
dbsalongspeak.org under "Events".
Scroll past the special events to see the calendar.
Family members are welcome, as the group provides an opportunity for them
to learn about these illnesses from people who deal with them every day. If you have just
been diagnosed, or are looking for a local group after moving to the area, please
check us out. You don't have to go through this alone.
Call 303-810-9629 or e-mail DBSALongspeak@gmail.com for more information.
- Supporting Together
Our mission is to Support and educate those with depression or bipolar disorder and their friends and family in an understanding
and supportive setting. Listening, sharing and learning helps us find more ways to empower ourselves while coping with mental
health challenges. Fridays, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Longmont. Contact Diane at 303-682-2911. firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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) email@example.com
- The Robert D. Sutherland Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Visit rdsfoundation.org 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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