NAMI Greater Toledo offers support groups in-person and virtually.
All support groups are free, safe and confidential places to talk things through with others who understand your experience. They are led by people who have had similar experiences.
No pre-registration is required for our support groups. Locate the event information for an upcoming support group on our calendar,
No pre-registration is required for our support groups. Locate the event information for an upcoming support group on our calendar. With questions about groups, contact NAMI Greater Toledo at 419-243-1119.
Peer Support Group
Are you living with depression, bipolar, or anxiety disorder? Are you feeling frustrated, hopeless, or confused? Do you need to talk with people who have experienced similar feelings or challenges? You are not alone!
This peer support group is for adults 18+ who are managing mental health symptoms and conditions, led by certified peers who are on a similar journey. Get compassionate support at no cost to you. Gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others. Learn what may trigger your mental illness and how to better cope.
- NAMI Connections Peer Support Group is offered in-person on Mondays from 7:00pm to 8:30pm ( excluding 5th Monday of month and holidays).
- Find an upcoming support group on the Events Page.
Family Support Group
Do you have a family member or loved one suffering from mental illness? You are not alone!
This support group is for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals who have experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. This is a great place to talk to others who understand what you’re going through. Recognize mental illnesses are medical illnesses that may have environmental triggers. Gain empathy, productive discussion, and a sense of community.
In-person Family Support Group is offered every 1st, 2nd and 3rd Monday from 7:00pm to 8:30pm located at NAMI Office: 4334 Secor Rd, Toledo, OH 43623 (excluding holidays)
Virtual Family Support Group is offered every 4th Monday from 7:00pm to 8:30pm via ZOOM (contact Kristen Zientek at email@example.com for zoom information)
Young Adult Peer Support Group
A support group for young adults 18-25 living with a mental health condition or dealing with signs and symptoms of a mental health condition.
- It will be offered every 1st Thursday of month ( starting March 7th) from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at NAMI Office at 4334 Secor Rd. Toledo, OH 43623.
- RSVP required to Kristen Zientek – firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-243-1119 x102
MENA Women’s Support Group
Arabic speaking mental health support group for women 18+
- Offered 4th Thursday of Month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm ( excluding holidays) at NAMI Office at 4334 Secor Rd. Toledo, OH 43623
- For more information – contact Afaf Doumani at email@example.com or 419- 243-1119 x105
Find an upcoming support group on the Events Page
Established by the Kinschner Family of Hope Lutheran Toledo, the Mental Health Faith Council strives to engage and educate the whole faith community in matters related to mental health and addiction through:
- Monthly meetings, community dialogues, and events
- Networking and interacting with all denominations and faiths
- Restoring hope for all individuals and families of all faiths affected by mental illness
- Erasing the stigma of mental illness through awareness and education
- Learn more about the Mental Health Faith Council.
The Mental Health Faith Council is open to any community member who has a passion for the connection between faith and mental wellness. Contact Sherry Krieger to learn more at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latino Leadership Initiative
Latinos often experience disparities in access to mental health treatment and the quality of treatment received. This inequality puts Latinos at a higher risk for more severe and persistent forms of mental health conditions. In addition to our new Latino Mental Health Forum, we provide a Spanish-speaking support group, and outreach that works hard to help Latinos:
- Gain information and understanding about mental health and medical diagnoses
- Overcome privacy concerns
- Break down language barriers by seeking and providing Spanish-speaking resources
- Understand and address culturally-specific concerns for treatment such as natural medicine and remedies, faith, and spirituality
The Latino Leadership Initiative is a group of volunteers and professionals who are passionate about mental wellness and busting stigma in the Latino population. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Sonya Quinn at email@example.com or 419-243-1119.
African American Leadership Initiative
Lack of information and misconceptions surrounding mental health issues prevent many members of the African American community from getting the help and support they need. In addition to our annual African American Mental Health Forum, every day we’re working hard to increase mental health awareness and help individuals:
- Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illnesses
- Discover how to talk about mental health and decrease stigma
- Find and access mental health services, supports, and resources
- Understand the medical and biological aspects of mental illness
The African American Leadership Initiative is a group of volunteers and professionals who are passionate about mental wellness and busting stigma in the African American population. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Sonya Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org of 419-243-1119.