Who? Family Support Group is for adult family members and friends who have a loved one with mental illness. NAMI trained certified facilitators provide peer support in a confidential, supportive setting where information, education, and experiences are shared.

What? Together we deal with the impact that mental illness has made on the lives of our loved ones, as we slowly acknowledge the impact that mental illness has had on our own lives as individuals, couples, parents, siblings and friends. Attending Family Support Group gives us an opportunity to develop an understanding of what role we can actually be effective in, while our loved ones navigate their personal journey of recovery.

Through Group Wisdom, we gradually learn new ways to communicate, develop coping skills, self-care strategies, break the barriers of stigma, overcome denial, and find solutions through the experiences of other participants enduring the same journey.

Where?

NAMI McHenry County
620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, IL

  • Weekly meetings are FREE!
  • Registration is not required.
  • Just walk in and find HOPE!

Every Wednesday ~ 7:00 – 8:30 pm

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Caregiver Grad Support Group

Are You Interested in Joining a Caregiver Support Group? 

Caregiver Support Group is a free, monthly support group where any adult who has successfully completed the Family-to-Family or Caregiver WRAP course can come to share experiences, challenges and encouragement in a safe, confidential setting.

Structure of Caregiver Support Group:

  • Monthly 90 minute meetings – FREE
  • No need to register — You can join anytime
  • Family-to-Family & Caregiver WRAP Grads offering support & encouragement to one another

2nd Thursday of the month ~ 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Where?

NAMI McHenry County
620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, IL

Mark these dates in your calendar:

August 8th,  September 12th, October 10th, November 14th & December 12th

 

We are not alone… there is support for the heartache AND

for the celebration of even the smallest victories