Support Groups

All NAMI courses and support groups are in  safe and confidential settings.

All programs are taught by trained and certified NAMI facilitators.

These meetings are referred to as peer support, and not psychotherapy. Meetings usually last either 1 or 1 ½ hours. To see our scheduled support group meetings, please visit our calendar page.

Connection Support Group

The Connection Support Group is for adults with a diagnosed mental illness such as major depression, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective, schizophrenia, OCD, borderline personality disorder, PTSD, etc. No pre-registration required.

  • Meets every Monday at 6:15-7:45 pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2310 Augusta St., Greenville, SC 29605
  • Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:15-7:45 pm, Taylors First Baptist Church, 200 W Main St., Taylors, SC 29687 (Room B127; you may park in the lot reserved as “handicapped” for Sundays.)
  • Veterans Group Only: First and Third Wednesdays at 9:30am, VA Clinic, 41 Park Creek Drive, Greenville, SC 29605 (off Grove Road near Greenville Memorial Hospital)

Groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators who’ve been there

NAMI Family Support Group

The Caregivers Support Group is for adults who have family members with mental illness. No pre-registration required.

  • Meets every Monday at 6:15-7:45 pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2310 Augusta St., Greenville, SC 29605
  • Meets every 2nd Thursday at 6:15-7:45 pm, Taylors First Baptist Church, 200 W Main St., Taylors, SC 29687 (room B128; you may park in the lot reserved as “handicapped” for Sundays.)
  • Designed for adult loved ones (18+) of individuals living with mental illness
  • Led by family members of individuals living with mental illness
  • Meets weekly or monthly
  • No specific medical therapy or medication is endorsed or recommended
  • Confidential

NAMI Spartanburg Support Groups

NAMI Spartanburg is now offering a Caregiver’s Support Group each 2nd Thursday, at 7 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Spartanburg. Connection Support Group will continue to meet each 3rd Tuesday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Call NAMI Spartanburg at 864.578.0047 for information on these groups and other programs.

Able SC Equip Group

EQUIP is an inclusive, educational group designed to teach young adults (ages 13-28) with disabilities the value of self-advocacy, disability pride, youth empowerment, and professional skills. EQUIP is comprised of young adults with disabilities who are passionate about reaching their full potential and empowering others to do so as well!

  • For more information on how to get involved in EQUIP, contact 800-681-6805 or email EQUIP@able-sc.org.
  • Click here to view our EQUIP brochure in Spanish.
  • View our events calendar to find out about upcoming EQUIP events.
  • EQUIP Online Hangouts are the first Thursday of the month, 6-7 PM through Zoom.
  • View EQUIP’s blog to stay up to date on the EQUIP program.