Connection Support Group
Our free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness is held virtually and in-person. No registration is required.
Every other Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm: Virtual
For exact dates and the meeting link, visit our Event Calendar
VIRTUAL MEETINGS UPDATE: Starting April 18th virtual meetings will be held using ZOOM instead of TEAMS.
Every other Wednesday, 6:00-7:30pm: In-Person (NAMI Southeast Minnesota office, 1700 Broadway Ave N, Suite 103, Rochester)
For dates, visit our Event Calendar.
**Please note: to maintain confidentiality these groups are not open for observation**
Peer Support Services
Peer Support is a supportive relationship between people who have a lived experience with mental illness. It emphasizes the acquisition, development and enhancement of skills needed by an individual with a mental illness to move forward in their recovery.
- Help peers discover and build on coping strategies that work for them
- Promote a broader sense of community by helping peers identify the people and systems who can support their recovery
- Help people overcome challenges and discover greater wellness
- Complement clinical approaches
Our Peer Support Intake Agreement provides more information and outlines what peers can expect from a Peer Supporter and what is expected of them.
If you are interested in being matched with a Peer Supporter, contact Jennifer Becker at (507) 315-0227.