Support Groups

Find in-person and virtual support groups by scrolling to the middle of the page, under the nearest region you live within, and expand each individual affiliate section. Please note: Regardless of where you live in Tennessee, most virtual support groups are offered statewide. Contact your local affiliate for more information.

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Affiliates

NAMI Affiliates are where family members, individuals with mental illness, friends, mental health service providers and others gather to offer peer-to-peer support groups, education opportunities, and advocacy at the grassroots, community level. To find out more about mental health services, NAMI affiliates, or NAMI activities in your area, contact one of our Regional Coordinators.

 

Additional Resources

For state wide assistance, call NAMI Tennessee’s Toll-free Resource Helpline (800) 467-3589, M – F, 9 am – 5 pm CST.

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NAMI Memphis (Shelby County)

Shelby County
Major City: Memphis

NAMI Memphis
Phone: 901-725-0305
Email: or
Facebook: www.facebook.com/namimemphis
Website: https://www.namimemphis.org/

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Family Support Group
(for family members of persons with a mental health condition)
Virtual
1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:45 -7:45 pm
Contact: Veronica Black
Phone: 901-725-0305
Email:

Peer Support Group
(for persons with the mental health condition)
Virtual
2nd and 4th Thursday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Contact: John Tetzeli
Phone: 901-674-6339
Email:

Peer Support Group
(for persons with the mental health condition)
Virtual
2nd  Tuesday 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
Contact:
Fulya Sobczak
Phone: 901-233-4421

 

 

NAMI Clarksville (Montgomery County)

Montgomery County
Major City:  Clarksville

NAMI Clarksville-Montgomery County
Phone: 931-216-3590
Email:  
Facebook:  Facebook.com/ClarksvilleNAMI

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Combined Support Group
(family members and persons with a mental health condition both can attend)
In Person: Clarksville – Montgomery County Library 305 Pageant Lane, Clarksville, TN  37040
2nd Tuesday 6:30 pm -7:45 pm
Contact: Bertha Drew
Phone: 931-216-3590

 

NAMI Cookeville (Putnam County)

Putnam County
Major City: Cookeville

NAMI Cookeville
Phone: 931-261-9568
Email:

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Combined Education and Support Group
(for family, friends and persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: First United Methodist Church 165 E Broad Street Cookeville TN 38501
2nd Tuesday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: Shirley Jennings
Phone: 931-261-9568

NAMI Davidson County

Davidson County
Major City: Nashville

NAMI Davidson County
Executive Director, Davidson County: Robin Nobling
Phone: (615) 891-4724
Email:  or
Website: https://www.namidavidson.org
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/naminashville

Monthly Support Group Meetings

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Combined Support Group
(for family, friends and persons living with a mental health condition)
Virtual
1st Wednesday 6:30 pm -8:00 pm
Contact: Don Loiacano
Email: 
Phone: 615-891-4724

Caregiver Cafe Social Group
(for family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
Virtual
2nd Wednesday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: Don Loiacano
Email: 
Phone: 615-891-4724

Peer Lived Experience Support Group
(for persons with a mental health condition)
Virtual
3rd Thursday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact: Don Loiacano
Email: 
Phone: 615-891-4724

Friends Supporting Friends Social Group
(for persons with a mental health condition)
Virtual
1st, 2nd & 4th Thursday 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Contact: Don Loiacano
Email:
 
Phone: 
615-891-4724

Family Support Group
(for family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: Christ Church Nashville, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37211 in Hospitality Room
4th Sunday 3:00 -5:00 pm
Contact: Don Loiacano
Email: 

Phone: 
615-891-4724

 

 

NAMI Dickson County

Dickson County
Major City: Dickson

NAMI Dickson County
Phone: 615-326-9545
Email: or
Facebook:  Facebook.com/NAMIDicksonCountyTN/

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Family Support Group
(for family members of persons with a mental health condition)
In-Person: First Freewill Baptist Church, 1701 Hwy 96 Burns TN
2nd Monday 7:00 –8:30 pm
Contact: Clarissa Layton
Phone: 615-326-9545

Peer Support Group
(for persons living with a mental health condition)
In Person: First Freewill Baptist Church, 1701 Hwy 96 Burns TN
1st Mondays 7:00 –8:30 pm
Contact: Clarissa Layton
Phone: 615-326-9545

Peer Support Group
(for persons living with a mental health condition)
In Person: First Freewill Baptist Church, 1701 Hwy 96 Burns TN
3rd Monday  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: Clarissa Layton
Phone: 615-326-9545

NAMI Robertson County

NAMI Robertson County
Major City: Springfield

NAMI Robertson County
Phone: 615-669-2599
Email: or

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Combined Support Group
(for family, friends and persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: Stokes Brown Public Library 406 White Street Springfield, TN 37172
2nd Tuesday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Contact:
Amy Lawrence
Phone:
615-669-2599
Email:

Combined Support Group
(for family, friends and persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: United Way
100 5th Ave W, Springfield, TN 37172
3rd Monday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Contact: Amy Lawrence
Phone: 615-669-2599
Email:

 

NAMI Rutherford County
NAMI Sumner and Wilson Counties

Sumner – Wilson Counties
Major City: Hendersonville

NAMI Sumner – Wilson Counties
Executive Director: Katrina Gay
Phone
: 615-442-6617
Email: or
Website: www.NAMISumnerandWilsonCounties.org

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Combined Education and Support Group
(For family, friends and persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: St Joseph Arimathea Episcopal Church 103 Country Club Drive Hendersonville TN 37075
3rd Tuesday of each month 6:30 pm –8:30 pm
Contact: Neil Mitchell
Phone: 615-425-6604

Combined Support Group
(For family, friends and persons living with a mental health condition)
Virtual
1st Thursday of each month 7:00 pm –8:30 pm
Contact: Neil Mitchell
Phone: 615-425-6604

Combined Support Group
(for family, friends and persons living with mental illness)
In-Person: Victory Baptist Church 1777 Tate Lane Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
1st Thursday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact: Mark Kulhanek
Phone: 623-256-3304

Peer Support Group
(for persons with a mental health condition)
In-Person: Victory Baptist Church 1777 Tate Lane Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
1st Thursday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Starting June 1, 2023. (No meeting on July 4)
Contact: Mark Kulhanek
Phone: 623-256-3304

NAMI Williamson and Maury County TN

Williamson and Maury County TN
Major City:  Franklin

NAMI Williamson and Maury County
Phone: 615-567-3793
Email: or
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsonNAMI

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Connection Recovery Support Group
(for people with mental health conditions)
In-Person: The Church at Station Hill 8083 Station Hill Dr, Spring Hill
1st Thursday 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Contact:
Frank Ferko and Amy Ross
Phone:
615-567-3793

Family Support Group | Faith – Based
(for family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: The Church at Station Hill 8083 Station Hill Dr, Spring Hill
1st Thursday 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Contact: Lisa McMahan
Phone: 615-567-3793

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: St Paul’s Episcopal Church 506 Fair Street (adjacent building around back) Franklin TN 37064
2nd Thursday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: Lisa Domine
Phone: 615-567-3793

Family Support Group | Faith – Based
(for family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
In-Person: Brentwood Baptist Church, 7777 Concord Rd. Brentwood, TN
Entrance C, Wilson Hall, Room D
3rd Sunday 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Contact: Mark and Cory Gatliff
Phone: 615-567-3793

NAMI Chattanooga (Hamilton County)

NAMI Chattanooga
Hamilton County

Major City: Chattanooga

NAMI Chattanooga
NAMI Chattanooga Executive Director: Eddie Grant
Phone: 423-521-2590
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 17062, Chattanooga, TN 37415
Email:  or
Website: www.namichattanooga.org
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/namichattanooga/
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/@ChattanoogaNami/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nami_chattanooga

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
3rd Tuesday of the month 11:30 am – 1:00 pm EST
In Person:  East Ridge Community Center
1515 Tombras Avenue East Ridge, Tennessee 37415
Contact:  Cheryl Williams
Phone: 423-521-2590
Email: 

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
1st Monday of the month 6:00 – 7:30 pm EST
Virtual: via ZOOM
Contact:
Laura Pierce
Phone: 423-521-2590
Email: 

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
1st Tuesday of the month 6:00 – 7:30 pm EST
In Person:  AIM Center
472 West MLK Boulevard Chattanooga, TN  37402
Contact:  Cheryl Williams
Phone: 423-521-2590
Email:

Grupo de Apoyo Familiar en Espanol
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
Last Sunday of the month 5:30 – 7:00 pm EST
In Person:  SuCasa Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia
4855 Colcord Drive Collegedale, TN  37315
Contact: Cadida Valdez Oehring
Phone: 423-715-0866

NAMI Johnson City (Washington County)

Washington County
Major City: Johnson City

NAMI Johnson City

Phone: 423-930-8035
Email: or
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NAMI- Johnson-City-TN-254646084644413

Combined Education and Support Group
(family members and persons with a mental health condition both can attend)
In-Person: Harrison Christian Church 2517 Browns Mill Rd Johnson City TN 37604
2nd Thursday of each month 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact: Carolyn Hawkins
Phone: 423-538-4216

 

NAMI Knoxville (Knox County)

Knox County
Major City: Knoxville

NAMI Knoxville
Phone: (865) 564- 6264
Email: or
Website: www.namiknox.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/namiknoxville
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/namiknoxville
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nami-knoxville/

Connection Support Group
(Peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition)
In-Person – 9111 Cross Park Dr Knoxville
1st Wednesday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact: Lisa DeJong
Phone: (865) 564- 6264
Email:

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
Virtual
2nd Thursday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: Lisa DeJong
Phone: (865) 564- 6264
Email:

Connection Support Group
(peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition)
Both Virtual
2nd Wednesday 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE
OR
4th Wednesday 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE

For Questions Contact: Lisa DeJong
Phone: (865) 564- 6264
Email:

 

NAMI Maryville (Blount County)

Blount County

Major City: Maryville

NAMI Maryville
Phone: 1-865-518-2373
Email:

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of individuals with a mental condition)
In Person
311 Atlantic Ave., Maryville, TN.  37801
3rd Tuesday of each month
5:30 pm -7:00 pm
Contact:
Della Morrow
Phone: 865-924-5311
Email:

NAMI Oak Ridge (Anderson County)

Anderson County
Major City: Oak Ridge

NAMI Oak Ridge
Phone: 1-865-272-9267
Email:.or

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Family Support Group
(For family and friends of persons living with a mental health condition)
Virtual
2nd Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: Kathy Martin
Phone: 865-466-1234
Email: