Middle Tennessee

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.
 

 

 

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Middle Tennessee currently has NAMI Affiliates in Coffee, Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford and Sumner Counties. We are growing and adding new affiliates all the time. Please check back often.

To learn how you can become an affiliate, contact your Regional Coordinator. 

Regional Coordinator:
Phone: 800-467-3589
Email:

Support Groups in Middle Tennessee

RegionAffiliateGroup TypeDay of WeekPlatformLocation Address Time Time ZoneContact PersonPhoneEmail
MiddleCoffeeFamily [F]1st ThursdayIn-PersonFirst Presbyterian
Church
1101 Jackson St
Manchester, TN 37355
6:00-8:00PMCTBrenda or Pam931-952-6871
MiddleDavidsonPeer [P]3rd ThursdayZoom7:00-8:30PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonFamily [F]4th SundayZoom3:00-4:40PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonFamily [F]2nd WednesdayZoom6:30-8:00PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonPeer [P]2nd WednesdayZoom6:30-8:00PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonFamily [F]1st WednesdayZoom6:30-8:00PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonPeer [P]1st WednesdayZoom6:30-8:00PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonCombined [C]2nd WednesdayZoom6:00-8:00PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleDavidsonCombined [C]2nd WednesdayDial-In6:00-8:00PMCTRobin Nobling615-891-4724
MiddleWilsonCombined [C]1st ThursdayIn-PersonVictory Baptist
Church
1777 Tate Lane
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
6:00-8:00PMCTMark Kulhanek623-256-3304
MiddleSumnerCombined [C]3rd TuesdayIn-PersonSt. Joseph of
Arimathea Episcopal
Church
103 Country Club Dr
Hendersonville,
TN 37075
6:30-8:30PMCTNeil Mitchell615-425-6604
MiddleSumnerCombined [C]1st ThursdayZoomZoomCall for TimesCTNeil Mitchell615-425-6604
MiddleDicksonPeer [P]1st MondayIn-PersonFirst Free Will
Baptist Church
1701 State Hwy 96
Burns TN
7:00-8:30PMCTClarissa Layton615-326-9545
MiddleDicksonFamily [F]2nd MondayIn-PersonFirst Free Will
Baptist Church
1701 State Hwy 96
Burns TN
7:00-8:30PMCTClarissa Layton615-326-9545
MiddleDicksonPeer [P]3rd MondayIn-PersonFirst Free Will
Baptist Church
1701 State Hwy 96 <br />Burns TN7:00-8:30PMCTClarissa Layton615-326-9545
MiddleWilliamsonFamily [F]2nd ThursdayZoom7:00-9:00PMCTLisa Domine931-223-5825
MiddleWilliamsonFamily [F]2nd ThursdayZoom7:00-9:00PMCTLisa Domine931-223-5825
[F] Family Support Groups: For family & friends of individuals with a mental health condition.    [P] Peer:  For individuals with a mental health condition.    [C] Combined: Family members & Peers

About Our Support Groups 

There are many Zoom support groups throughout the state.  You can attend any that are appropriate for you. View more listings on the East or Middle TN Affiliate Support pages. 

Most NAMI TN Affiliates are following the CDC recommendation to cancel face to face meetings during this unprecedented time of the Corona Virus. Please call the local Affiliate for specific details or alternate plans. Thank you for your understanding.

Support Groups 

There are many Zoom support groups throughout the state.  You can attend any that are appropriate for you. View more listings on the East or West TN Affiliate Support pages. 

[F] Family Support Groups: For family & friends of individuals with a mental health condition.    [P] Peer:  For individuals with a mental health condition.    [C] Combined: Family members & Peers

Rev 01/10/21

Affiliate

Support Group Type

Day of Week

Zoom/In-Person Location

Time [CT]

Contact Person

Phone

Email

Coffee

Family [F]

1st Thursday

In-Person with Social Distancing
First Presbyterian Church
1101 Jackson Street
Manchester, TN 37355

6:00-8:00PM

Brenda or Pam

931-952-6871

Davidson

Peer [P]

3rd Thursday

Zoom

7:00-8:30PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Davidson

Family [F]

4th Sunday

Zoom

3:00-4:40PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Davidson

Family [F]

2nd Wednesday

Zoom

6:30-8:00PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Davidson

Peer [P]

2nd Wednesday

Zoom

6:30-8:00PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Davidson

Family [F]

1st Wednesday

Zoom

6:30-8:00PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Davidson

Peer [P]

1st Wednesday

Zoom

6:30-8:00PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Davidson

Combined [C]

2nd Wednesday

Zoom or Dial-In

6:00-8:00PM

Robin Nobling

615-891-4724

Wilson

Combined [C]

1st Thursday

In-Person with Social Distancing
Victory Baptist Church
1777 Tate Lane
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

6:00-8:00PM

Mark Kulhanek

623-256-3304

Sumner

Combined [C]

3rd Tuesday

In-Person with Social Distancing
St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church
103 Country Club Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075

6:30-8:30PM

Neil Mitchell

615-425-6604

Sumner

Combined [C]

1st Thursday

Zoom

Call for Times

Neil Mitchell

615-425-6604

Dickson

Peer [P]

1st Monday

In-Person with Social Distancing
First Free Will Baptist Church
1701 State Hwy 96
Burns TN

7:00-8:30PM

Clarissa Layton

615-326-9545

Dickson

Family [F]

2nd Monday

In-Person with Social Distancing
First Free Will Baptist Church
1701 State Hwy 96
Burns TN

7:00-8:30PM

Clarissa Layton

615-326-9545

Dickson

Peer [P]

3rd Monday

In-Person with Social Distancing
First Free Will Baptist Church
1701 State Hwy 96
Burns TN

7:00-8:30PM

Clarissa Layton

615-326-9545

Williamson

Combined [C]

1st Thursday

Zoom

7:00-9:00PM

Lisa Domine

931-223-5825

Williamson

Family [F]

2nd Thursday

Zoom

7:00-9:00PM

Lisa Domine

931-223-5825

Most NAMI TN Affiliates are following the CDC recommendation to cancel face to face meetings during this unprecedented time of the Corona Virus. Please call the local Affiliate for specific details or alternate plans. Thank you for your understanding.

NAMI Tennessee Educational Classes

There are Classes frequently added during the month offered throughout the state.  Please check back often.

Education is at the heart of what we do. It is an essential part of understanding and coping with mental illness. NAMI Tennessee and its affiliates offer a variety of programs and services directed to individuals living with mental illness, family members, friends, professionals, and the community at large to address the mental health needs of Tennesseans. Programs are designed to help participants gain a greater understanding of mental illness, cope better, worry less and feel empowered to advocate for better treatment services. Check our schedules often as classes are being added frequently.

CLASS SCHEDULE

Class Date: 06/05/2021
Class Type: Family to Family Class
Availability: Statewide/Zoom
Affiliate: Tipton County
Contact: Charlotte
Phone: 901-355-8758
Register: Call

Class Date: 06/08/2021
Class Type: Family to Family Class
Availability: Statewide/Zoom
Affiliate: Wilson/Sumner County
Contact: Mark
Phone: 623-256-33045
Register: Call

Class Date: 06/05/2021
Class Type: Basics
Affiliate: Tennessee
Availability: Statewide/Zoom
Contact: Denise
Phone: 615-361-6608
Register:  Click Here

Start Date: ON-GOING
Class Type: Basics On Demand Class
Affiliate: NAMI National
Availability: Online Program
Register: Click Here

About Our Classes

NAMI Family-to-Family: This is an eight workshop program for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of those with a mental illness. It goes into mental illnesses, medications, coping skills, communication skills and self-care strategies. Learn more

NAMI Basics: This is a six workshop NAMI signature program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental illness. This class covers illnesses, medication, in-depth documentation with additional resources & forms for the various systems like medical & school. Learn more

NAMI Basics on Demand: Our six-session online education program is geared toward individuals with busy schedules who want to take the course at their own pace. Easy to follow interactive videos are available 24/7. This free, online program is for parents, caregivers and others who provide care for youth and young adults with a mental health condition.​ Learn more

NAMI Homefront: This is a free, 6-session educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions.Available online, learn more here ... NAMI Homefront Online

For more information about our classes, contact us at: 

NAMI Tennessee Teacher Training

There are leadership training classes are added multiple times each year and offered throughout the state.  Please check back often.

 

TEACHER TRAINING SCHEDULE

Class Date:06/14/2021 - 06/18/2021
Class Type: BRIDGES Support Group/Teacher Training
Affiliate: NAMI Tennessee
Availability: Online Program
Contact: Denise Stewart
Phone: 615-361-6608
Register:Click Here

Classes are frequently added. Please check back often.

About Our Teacher Training Classes

NAMI Tennessee is committed to teaching LEADERS TO RAISE AWARENESS and increase understanding of mental illness.

NAMI Family-to-Family Program Leader Training: Family to Family is for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of those with a mental illness. It goes into mental illnesses, medications, coping skills, communication skills and self-care strategies. This training is to teach family members and loved ones how to teach the NAMI Family-to-Family classes to other family members and loved ones.

NAMI Basics Program Leader Training: NAMI Basics is a workshop NAMI signature program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental illness. The class covers illnesses, medication, in-depth documentation with additional resources with forms for the various systems like medical and school. This training is to teach parents and caregivers how to teach the NAMI Basics classes to other parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental health condition.

With Hope In Mind Support Group Leader Training: With Hope in Mind (WHIM) is the name of peer–led support groups for loved ones of adults with symptoms of mental health conditions and co-occurring disorders. This training is for volunteer support group leaders who have experienced the need for support themselves and whowould like to transform their needs into advocacy for others.

BRIDGES Leader Training: Are you a person with a mental health condition? Then becoming a BRIDGES (Building Recovery of Individual Dreams and Goals through Education and Support) teacher and support group leader may be for you!

 

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