- This event has passed.
Support Group for Parents of Kids with Behavioral, Emotional, Mental Health Concerns
Monday,Dec, 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAMI-CAN (Child & Adolescent Network) provides support for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with behavioral, emotional and mental health concerns.
The support group is FREE, confidential, safe and led by trained volunteer facilitators with lived experience. Parents and caregivers may speak freely and be understood without embarrassment or the fear of being judged or treated differently.
Drop-ins are welcome! The next meeting takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10 in the Library at the First Congregational Church of Darien, 14 Brookside Road.
For more information, contact Contact Karen at NAMISouthwestCT@gmail.com (or 203-984-8329) or Shelagh at Ctcorporons@optonline.com (or 203-461-8582)
If your schedule means you can’t fit in a Monday night meeting, NAMI Child & Adolescent Group has a regular support group meeting one Tuesday a month in New Canaan, according to NAMI Southwest Connecticut website:
3rd Tuesday of every Month, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Silver Hill Hospital
East Campus, Jurgenson Building, Group Rm 4
208 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT
Contact Karen ( or 203-984-8329) or Catherine ( or 203-673-2917)
4th Monday of every Month, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Gilbert & Bennett Cultural Arts Center
49 New Street, Wilton, CT
Contact Vanessa ( or 203-970-4130) or Beth ( or 203-984-0123)
About NAMI Southwest Connecticut
NAMI Southwest Connecticut serves the towns of Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Westport, Weston, and Wilton.
Each month, our trained facilitators lead family support groups at local hospitals and churches, and three support groups for parents and caregivers of children with mental health issues.
We sponsor NAMI [National Alliance on Mental Illness] educational programs locally, including the 12-week Family-to-Family course and NAMI Basics. We have established collaborative ties with local public and private social service and health agencies and treatment centers, the public school system, the faith community, and the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
NAMI Southwest CT also has a strong committee structure allowing for more participation by affiliate members.