Support groups for people with mental illnesses
and their family members

NAMI Support Groups

Download a one-page list of classes and support groups (updated July 2014)

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 revalan2004@comcast.net or call 720-304-6918.

  • "Shift" groups at Flatirons Community Church every Friday night. Learn more at www.flatironschurch.com/shift
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. longspeakbipolarsupport@q.com

  • 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: DBSALongspeak.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) boulderdbsa@gmail.com

  • The Robert D. Sutherland Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolor Disorder
    Visit rdfoundation.org or call 303-492-5680 for information on seminar series offered twice yearly.

  • Supporting Together
    Support and educate those with depression or biplar disorder and their friends and family. The group has a professional advisor. Listening, sharing and learning helps to find more ways to confront issues and empower yourself while coping with challenges.
    Every Thursday, 6:00-8:00 p.m., First Congregational Church (9th and Francis), Longmont.
    Diane or Candy 303 682-2911. supportingtogether@hotmail.com

  • 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).

  • OCD Anonymous
    For information, email ocdcolorado@hotmail.com.

  • Social Phobics Anonymous/Social Anxiety Anonymous
    For information, email healsocialanxiety@hotmail.com. Visit the group's Web site at www.healsocialanxiety.com


  • 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 April 2013


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