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People living with Mental Illness

Support Services

Connection Support Group

A free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness. No registration required. Click here for more information. 

Kasson: Every Tuesday

7:00-8:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, 101 6th Ave NW, Kasson, MN 


Rochester: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month (please note summer schedule change) 

7:00-8:30 p.m.

NAMI, 1700 Broadway Ave N, Suite 103 (The Lighthouse; Use Entrance B on the North side of the building), Rochester, MN 


Certified Peer Support Specialists

Certified Peer Support Specialists have made significant progress in their own mental illness recovery. They use personal experience to model wellness, hope, self-advocacy and responsibility.

Here are some of the ways Certified Peer Support Specialists can help:

  • Helping identify strengths, abilities and assets in order to reach goals

  • Developing recovery and wellness goals

  • Connecting to local resources

  • Educating about the recovery journey as well as mental health and wellness

  • Facilitating group activities

Contact Steve Cray at (507) 316-0971 or to determine how a Certified Peer Support Specialist can play a role in your recovery journey.