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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. *RETURNING TO AN EVERY WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE STARTING SEPTEMBER 5!!

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

 

Other Support Groups

DEPRESSION/ANXIETY SUPPORT GROUP

Austin: Every Monday

6:30-7:45 p.m.

Meets at Austin Congregational UCC Church, 1910 3rd Ave. NW, Austin, MN

Leader: Terri Bergstrom

For more information contact 507-433-2301

shariannmason@gmail.com

 

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 scray@namisemn.org to determine how a Certified Peer Support Specialist can play a role in your recovery journey.

 

 

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