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NAMI Connection

is a peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness.

Family and Friends Support Groups

are support groups for families and friends of persons living with mental illness.

Family-to-Family Class

is a twelve-week course about the experience and impact of mental illness on families and friends of those affected.

Education Classes

free and open to the public, on issues related to mental illness.

Hospital Visits

Twice a month

NAMI volunteers visit the FMH Mental Health unit to inform patients and families on opportunities in the community. 

Help Support the improvement of Mental Health Resources and Mental Health Research by participating in these surveys


Tyler Corson, a doctoral student in the Gerontology Department at Virginia Commonwealth University and a NAMI family member in Virginia Beach, is working on a research study about caregiver stress. If you are a caregiver for a person with serious mental illness, and you are age 18 or older, you are invited to participate in an anonymous online survey that takes about 15 minutes to complete. If you would like additional information about the research project, please contact Tyler Corson at corsontr@vcu.edu. (Expires 4/1/17)

Participate in the Caregiver Stress Survey

Events & Training

Spring Family to Family Class

Mondays March 6th to May 22nd, 7:30-9pm, All Saints Episcopal Church
(Learn more about our Family to Family Course here)

Register for Family to Family Class

Lecture - Suicide Awareness

Wednesday March 29th 7-8:00pm

Sign-up to let us know you're coming

Lecture - Policing & Mental Illness

Wednesday April 26th 7-8:00pm

Sign-up to let us know you're coming

Lecture - Brain Research & Mental Illness

Tuesday May 2nd 7-8:00pm

Sign-up to let us know you're coming

Upcoming Activities & Events

1st Thursday

Family Support Group

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
1415 W. 7th Street - 7:00pm

3rd Wednesday

Family Support Group

All Saints Episcopal Church
106 West Church St.. - 6:30pm

4th Tuesday

Way Station Support Group

230 West Patrick Street - 6:30pm

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