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NAMI-NYC Metro Support Groups - With almost 30 peer support groups, both family members and people living with mental illness are sure to find a group that fits, including the Advocacy Group (TAG), Bipolar, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Expressive Arts Workshop, Family & Friends, Family & Friends of Individuals with Mood Disorders, Find Your Funny, Games People Play, Hablando Español Grupo de Apoyo Familiar, Hearing Voices, Job Talk, Movie Club, Knit 2 Unwind, NAMI Conexión, NAMI Connection, NAMI Connection 55+, Parents of Children & Adolescents, Pet Therapy, Poetry Workshop, Positive Help, Sibling & Adult Child, Young Adult. Learn more.

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.” Learn more and find locations.

NAMI Family Support Groups “are free, confidential and safe groups of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned group wisdom.” Learn more and find locations

AA – Alcoholics Anonymous  “is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking program. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.” Learn more and find locations. Learn more and find locations.

Al-Anon “is a mutual support group of peers who share their experience in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of a problem drinker in their lives.” Learn more and find locations. 

Dual Recovery Anonymous “is an independent, nonprofessional, Twelve Step, self-help membership organization for people with a dual diagnosis (a psychiatric and substance abuse diagnosis which may include both drugs and alcohol). Our goal is to help men and women who experience a dual illness. We are chemically dependent and we are also affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness. Both illnesses affect us in all areas of our lives; physically, psychologically, socially, and spiritually.” Learn more and find locations

Mood Disorders Support Group of NY (MDSG-NY) “is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) self-help, peer run organization. Since 1981, we have been support individuals with mental health problems such as depression and bipolar disorder as well as their families and loved ones.” Learn more

Narcotics Anonymous “is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural membership. We offer recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.” Learn more and find locations.

*Please note, these links are being provided for informational purposes only. Please independently verify all information. If you would like to contribute to our list, please contact us with a weblink to your support group at: hello@recoveryboosters.com.