Free online mental health support groups for individuals and families

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If you’re in need of mental health support, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Minnesota) is here to help. The organization sponsors a variety of online peer support groups for adults and young adults living with a mental illness, their families, friends, spouses/partners, as well as parents of children and teens. 

Led by trained peer facilitators the support groups help individuals and families learn coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. 

When joining an online group, please add only your first name. Also, the groups are specifically for those individuals suggested by the group’s title.

For example, Family Support Group is only for family members, and NAMI Connection is only for those who live with a mental illness and are over 18 years old, etc. 

Find a complete listing of group meetings and how to join in by going to and clicking on “Support Groups” or go straight to