Support Groups

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

  • 6:00-7:30

Abington Support Group​-ongoing

  • Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month

  • Conference Rm., Abington Police Station, 215 Central St., Abington

  • 6:00-7:30

NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Family-to-Family Class

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, 2020. The location will be in Hingham  

Pre-registration is required. Stay tuned for the start date. 

More information and a pre-registration form can be obtained at:

namisouthshore@gmail.com. Fills up quickly so sign up early

Connections

for Dual 

Diagnosis

 

 

 

 

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

6:00-8:00pm

First Congregational Church  in Randolph. Pre-registration is required

contact j@gmail for registration form

Basics

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.