NAMI Family Support Group
NAMI Butler offers monthly Family Support Group meetings
NAMI Butler has 4 in-person and 1 virtual Family Support Group meeting each month. They are for individuals living with a loved one’s mental illness. Participation is free, and no pre-registration is required for in-person meetings. To register for the virtual meeting click the link below.
Trinity Lutheran Church
120 Sunset Dr., Butler
6:30 p.m., second Thursday of the month
St. John’s United Church of Christ
501 E. Main St., Evans City
5:30 p.m., third Monday of the month
Passavant Retirement Center
105 Burgess Dr., Zelienople
5:30 p.m., second Tuesday of the month (Masks and check-in are required upon entering the building; masks may be removed during the meeting.)
Slippery Rock Community Library
465 N. Main St.
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
10:30 a.m., first Saturday of the month
NAMI Butler is offering virtual Family Support Groups
A peer-led group for adult family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.
NAMI Family Support Group will help you:
- Talk productively about your challenges and goals
- Find a community who can relate
- See the individual first, not the illness
- Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that may have environmental triggers
- Understand that mental illnesses are traumatic events
- Aim for better coping skills
- Find strength in sharing experiences
- Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
- Not judge anyone’s pain
- Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
- Embrace humor as healthy
- Accept that we cannot solve every problem
- Work for a better future in a realistic way
- Benefit through other’s experiences
- Discover your inner strength
- Learn how to identify local resources and how to use them
We're Here to Listen
Butler County Mental Health Crisis Services can be accessed by calling
1-800-292-3866 or by texting #63288.
Crisis services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (the Lifeline)
24/7 Crisis workers available to support you