If Hingham or Abington schools are closed on the day of the support group, then the support group will be cancelled.
We welcome family members, partners and friends to share common problems which arise from their loved ones' mental health conditions. We provide a secure non-judgmental environment where caregivers can discuss concerns and benefit from the collective knowledge and experience from one another.
Hingham Family Support Group- ongoing
First and Third Tuesdays of each Month
Library of Sh'arah Shalom Congregation, 1112 Main St., Hingham
Abington Support Group-ongoing
Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month
Conference Rm., Abington Police Station, 215 Central St., Abington
NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
This is a FREE 12-week course for friends, partners and family caregivers of individuals with mental health conditions that discusses the DSM 5 criteria of mental illnesses, what is actually happening in the brain, and how does the medication work. We also share information, the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope effectively. Workshops also include Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills and Empathy.
Family-to-Family offers resources, insights, coping skills, and genuine support for friends and families. This is highly recommended by families and clinicians.
The next class begins in April 1, 2020. Classes are in Hingham.
Pre-registration is required and open.
More information and a pre-registration form can be obtained at:
email@example.com. Fills up quickly so sign up early
Connections is a Peer led Support Group. This particular group is for people with mental health conditions who also have issues with addiction. This is called dual diagnosis. It is a peer led group that helps people deal with the double concern of how to deal with addiction while at the same time get support for their mental illness.
This program is offered in Quincy at the New Wave Recovery Center.
Peer To Peer
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free 8 week recovery-focused educational program for adults who wish to establish and maintain wellness in response to mental health challenges.
Peer to Peer Randolph start date: November 11, 2019
First Congregational Church in Randolph. Pre-registration is required
contact j@gmail for registration form
NAMI Basics is now offered as an Online Course
go to basic.nami.org for registration
NAMI Basics OnDemand facts:
the six-module course covers the same material as the in-person NAMI Basics classes
NAMI Basics OnDemand gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to participate on their own schedule without the worry of finding child care, traveling or feeling the disappointment of an in-person class canceling because of low enrollment
the Connect and Share option in NAMI Basics OnDemand offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to share stories, support and interact with each other in an online setting.