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Boulder County Support Groups

If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. There are NAMI and community support groups in the Boulder and Broomfield counties available for you to attend. These support groups are valuable tools for coping.


NAMI SUPPORT GROUPS

 

NAMI Family Support Group is a support group for family members/loved ones of someone living with a mental illness. This group will help you find support and hope.

  • Date: We meet the first and third Wednesday of the month
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
  • Location: 715 Cabrini Drive, Lafayette, CO 80027.
  • Cost: FREE
  • For more information: Please call Helen at 720.543.2711 or email htodd@namibouldercounty.org for more information.

All groups are confidential – participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness that is expanding in communities throughout the country. These groups provide a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope.

NAMI Connection groups offer a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. Support groups are open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis.  Participants should feel welcome to drop by and share feelings, difficulties, or successes.

  • Date: We meet the first and third Wednesday of the month
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
  • Location: 715 Cabrini Drive, Lafayette, CO 80027.
  • Cost: FREE
  • For more information: Please call Helen at 720.543.2711 or email htodd@namibouldercounty.org for more information.

All groups are confidential – participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish.

Meetings will be guided by NAMI Connection’s Principles of Support.


COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS

These support groups/classes/resources are sponsored by groups other than NAMI Boulder County. Please use your own best judgment as to whether they are suitable for you.

TEEN GROUP

Free drop-in group for teens living with mental health challenges.

  • Includes activities that provide a safe place for teens to connect, share stories and encouragement. Sponsored by Immaculate Conception Church (715 Cabrini Drive in Lafayette).
  • Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month
  • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Questions? Call 720.543.2711.

Together Against Addiction – Teen group

  • This FREE teen group meets on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm
  • Naropa Community Counseling (3400 table Mesa, Suite 102, Boulder
  • Call 303.546.3589

 

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR

Longmont/Firestone Longs Peak Bipolar Support and Recovery Group (DBSA)

  • Meets Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Longmont Perkins restaurants.
  • Second Wednesday of the month in Firestone at Carbon Valley Library.
  • Contact Laurie for more information303.810.9629 or email DBSALongspeak@gmail.com.

 

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

  • Meets in Boulder and Broomfield, weekly peer-only meetings and one friends and family meeting per month.
  • www.boulderdbsa.com
  • Contact for more information720.443.2849 or email boulderdbsa@gmail.com.

 

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR

The Sutherland Bipolar Center

  • The Sutherland Seminar Series is an 8-part educational series about bipolar disorder. Meets Mondays in Longmont, 6:30-8:30. Also available as an audio download!
  • For more information call303.492.5680 or visit www.rdsfoundation.org.

 

SUICIDE SURVIVORS

  • Free support group for family and friends of someone who has died from suicide.
  • Longmont Senior Center
  • Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays
  • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • For more information call Betsy Owens 970.978.6802.

 

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

Adult OCD Support Group

  • Support for people with OCD, their families, and friends.
  • 1st and 3rd Mondays
  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Alfalfa’s Market Community Room
    1651 Broadway, Boulder
  • For more information call Brent303.422.9704.

 

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

Teen OCD Support Group

  • Support for teens with OCD ages 12-19.
  • 1st Wednesday of the month
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • 4770 Baseline Rd # 300, Boulder, CO 80303
  • For more information call303.815.8076 or email lilyangelina44@gmail.com.

 

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

  • The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help everyone affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Their aim is to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by OCD and professionals who treat them.
  • www.iocdf.org

 

FAITH-BASED SUPPORT GROUPS

Spiritual Support Group for Mental Health and Wellness for persons in recovery and family members.

  • First Congregational Church, Boulder
  • Meet 2nd and 4th Monday, every month throughout the year
  • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
  • For more information call 720.839.4139 or email Anne at anne.weiher@gmail.com.

 

FAITH-BASED SUPPORT GROUPS

Shift is a safe community that focuses on working through issues together by using the 12 steps to find a “better way to do life.” Journey with others who are experiencing change, hope, freedom and a new way to live in a “me too” community.

 

SOCIAL PHOBICS ANONYMOUS

  • This site is a useful resource for people who want to learn more and may be suffering from social anxiety.
  • www.healsocialanxiety.com

 

OTHER SUPPORT GROUPS

“Soft Voices” Drop-In Center, Longmont
This is a resource and friendship center for adults with mental illness.

  • Tuesday-Friday afternoons
    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Crafts on Wednesday afternoons
  • Art on Fridays
  • Music once a month usually on the 3rd Thursday of the month
  • 5th & Kimbark
  • For more information contact Gil at 303.776.0410.

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