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 NAMI Affiliates & Support Groups

NAMI Butler County ▪ Contact: Sandy DeWitt (316-621-1858) or Gina Brewer (316-617-4544) ▪ namibutler@gmail.com

  • Monthly meeting and Support Group  ▪ 1st Thursday ▪ 7:00-9:00 pm ▪ Journey to Recovery ▪ 112 W. Pine ▪ El Dorado, KS  67042

NAMI Central Kansas (Salina) Contact: Ann McWilliams ▪  namicentralks@gmail.com  ▪ 785-342-3363▪ 

  • Monthly meeting and Support Group ▪ 2nd Tuesday  7:00 – 8:30 pm Ashby House ▪ 142 S. 7th Street ▪ Salina

NAMI Douglas County ▪ Contact: Judy Sweets @ 785-842-7271 or Bill Wood @ nami.dgco@gmail.com 

  • Support Group meetings are every Wednesday (excluding holidays) from 6:00 – 7:30  pm ▪ Plymouth Congregational Church ▪ 925 Vermont Street ▪ Lawrence  Enter the building at the north entrance on Vermont Street at the accessibility ramp or stairs.  There are two support groups; one for people who live with a mental illness and the other for family members of those with a mental illness.  On the first Wednesday of each month, the two support groups meet together as one group.  On the other Wednesdays, the support groups meet separately.  Each group is hosted by a NAMI trained facilitator.
  • Mental Health Coffee Hour Every Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm ▪ Aimee’s Coffeehouse ▪  1025 Massachusetts Street ▪ Lawrence – An informal meeting for fun and relaxation – Weather permitting the group moves to South Park for outdoor relaxation.

Both meetings are open to individuals with mental illness and family members.  For information, call Bill Wood (785-840-5889) or Annie Ross (785-218-8848)

  • A Family to Family class for family members of those living with mental illness is normally held from late January through early April for 12 weeks on Sunday afternoons at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Meeting Rooms.  Robin Wood, Anne Owen, and Bill Wood are the teachers.  Contact Bill Wood for more information at bdwood1956@gmail.com.

NAMI Flint Hills (Manhattan) Contact: Dantia MacDonald 785-477-5828  NAMI.KS.FlintHills@gmail.com 

    • Monthly meeting and Support Group ▪ 2nd  Wednesday  6:30 pm Pawnee Mental Health Services 2001 Claflin Road ▪ Manhattan
  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group: Every Tuesday ▪ 3:45-5:00 pm ▪ Morning Star Inc. ▪ 1018 Poyntz Ave ▪ Manhattan ▪ Contact Christine Thompson: 785-840-8201

NAMI Hays Contact: Ann Leiker 785-259-6859 namihays@gmail.com  ▪

  • 1st Monday ▪ Hadley Center ▪ 205 E. 7th, Suite 251 ▪ Hays

              ▪ 6:00 pm – NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

              ▪ 6:00 pm – Family Support Group

              ▪ 7:15 pm – Monthly Educational Meeting

  • NAMI On Campus at Fort Hays State University ▪ Contact NAMI Hays for more information

NAMI Johnson County ▪ Contact: Emma Soulia ▪  913-236-8063 or 913-439-8793 ▪  emsoulia@gmail.com  ▪  http://www.namijoco.org/

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are at 7:00 pm and located at Nall Avenue Church of the Nazarene ▪ 6301 Nall Avenue ▪ Prairie Village

    • Monthly meeting and educational program▪  1st Tuesday
    • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
  • Family Support Group meetings ▪   2nd & 4th Tuesdays

NAMI Kansas City KS ▪ Contact: NAMI KCK 800-539-2660brenda2adams@yahoo.com 

  • Monthly meeting and Support Group ▪ 2nd Monday  7:30 pm Trinity Methodist Church 5010 Parallel Parkway ▪ Kansas City

NAMI Mid-Kansas (Newton) ▪ Contact: Barbara Gibson ▪ 316-835-1624 ▪ midkansasnami@gmail.com   

  • Monthly meeting and Support Group ▪ 3rd Thursday ▪ 7:00 pm ▪ First Mennonite Church ▪ 429 E. 1st Street ▪ Newton ▪ Enter south door by playground and go upstairs to Room 224
  • NAMI On Campus at Bethel College ▪ Rachel Messer rmesser@bethelks.edu E-mail for current meeting schedule and location.

NAMI Northeast Kansas/Leavenworth ▪ Contact: Dea VanDeBerghe ▪ 913-683-4571 ▪ namilvn@yahoo.com  ▪ http://www.naminekl.com/  ▪  ▪Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are located at: 1013 Potawatomie  ▪ Leavenworth

Educational program meeting ▪ Last Tuesday ▪ 6:30 pm ▪Followed by support groups

General meeting (includes light meal) ▪2nd Tuesday ▪6:30 pm ▪Followed by support groups

Family Support Groups

  • 2nd & Last Tuesday ▪ 6:30 pm
  • For Family Members of Veterans & Military Service Members: 3rd Wednesday ▪ 6:30 pm ▪ Contact: Robert Markovetz ▪ 913-683-4571 ▪ namilvn@yahoo.com

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

  • 2nd and last Tuesday ▪ 6:30  pm

Support Groups for Veterans & Military Service Members

  • 1st Wednesday ▪ 6:30 pm ▪ Contact: Robert Markovetz ▪ 913-683-4571 ▪ namilvn@yahoo.com

NAMI Reno County, KS ▪ Contact: Louise McIntire ▪ namireno@gmail.com  ▪ 620-869-1770▪

  • Support Group ▪ 2nd Thursday ▪ 7:00-8:00 pm ▪ Hutchinson Public Library (Upstairs) ▪ 901 N. Main ▪ Hutchinson

NAMI Southeast Kansas Contact: Dan McNalley ▪ 620-240-3740 ▪ seknami@gmail.com

  • Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at 1381 South Broadway, Baptist Church Office Building ▪ Pittsburg, KS 66762 ▪ For a free class schedule call 620-240-3740
    • NAMI Connection Support Group ▪ 2nd & 4th Monday ▪ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    • NAMI Family Support Group: ▪ 2nd Monday ▪ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Parsons Support Group ▪ 2nd Thursday ▪ 5:30 pm ▪ Labette Center for Mental Health Services ▪ 1730 Belmont Avenue ▪ Parsons

NAMI Topeka  ▪ Contact: Neil Buono ▪ 785-580-3021 ▪ namitopeka@yahoo.com www.namitopeka.org

    • Monthly program meeting followed by Care & Share  Support Group sponsored jointly with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance  ▪ 3rd Wednesday ▪ 6:00 – 8:00 pm ▪ Valeo Behavioral Healthcare ▪ 330 SW Oakley [enter through west door, meeting on lower level]
  • Care & Share Support Group co-sponsored with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    • 2nd & 4th Mondays 2:00 – 3:00 pm Topeka & Shawnee County Library 1515 SW 10th Ave 2nd Floor Meeting Room
    • 1st Wednesday 6:00 pm ▪ Valeo Behavioral Healthcare  ▪ 330 SW Oakley ▪ Basement level
    • Hoarding Support Group ▪ Contact 785-580-3021 for more information
    • Family Support Group 2nd Monday 6:00 – 7:00 pm Topeka & Shawnee County Library 1515 SW 10th Ave 2nd Floor Meeting Room
  • NAMI On Campus at Washburn University  Tammi Drapeau  tammi.drapeau@washburn.edu E-mail for current meeting schedule and location.

NAMI WichitaContact Tony Nutz ▪ 316-686-1373  ▪  info@namiwichita.org  ▪ www.namiwichita.org

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are located at: The First Presbyterian Church ▪ 525 N. Broadway ▪ Wichita  [enter from the parking lot on the west side of the church just off Market Street]

    • Educational Program and Affiliate Meeting ▪  1st  Tuesday ▪ 7:00 pm ▪
    •  “Ask the Doctor” ▪ 3rd  Tuesday ▪ 6:00-7:00 pm  (Social Time 7:00-7:15 pm)
    • Share & Care Family Support Meeting ▪ 3rd Tuesday ▪ 7:15 pm
    • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group ▪ 3rd Tuesday ▪ 7:15 pm
    • Joint Share and Care Support Group for Family Members and Persons Living with Mental Illness ▪  4th Tuesday  ▪  6:30 to 8:30 pm  ▪  College Hill United Methodist Church ▪  2930 E First St. ▪  Wichita  ▪  [Enter from the parking lot behind the church on the north side.]
    • This Life Support Group (for parents and caregivers of children with mental illness) ▪ 2nd & 4th Mondays ▪ 6:30-7:30 pm ▪ West Heights United Methodist Church, Southeast Entrance, 745 N. Westlink ▪ 316-253-8038 ▪ namibasics@namiwichita.org 

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