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Family Members, Friends & Caregivers

Support Services

Family Support Group 

In-person support groups have been suspended. NAMI MN is now offering family support groups online

This group is for anyone who has a loved one facing a mental health challenge or crisis. Click here for more information. 

Rochester, Generose Building: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Mayo Clinic St. Mary's Campus, Generose building (see campus map), 3rd floor/Room 108 (Rome Conference Room), Rochester

Free parking passes provided for the Generose Parking Ramp

For more information call NAMI SE MN at 507-287-1692

Rochester, NAMI SE MN office: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month

7:00-8:30 p.m.

NAMI SE MN, 1700 Broadway Ave N, Suite 105, Rochester (Use Entrance B on north side of building) 

For more information call NAMI SE MN at 507-287-1692


Certified Family Support Specialists

Family Support Specialists share personal experience supporting a loved one with mental illness to offer support to other families to access needed services, learn effective communication strategies, and maintain wellness and hope. 

When you have a loved one with mental illness, it is easy to feel confused, isolated and sometimes hopeless. Our Family Support Specialists have personal experience supporting a family member with mental illness. They use this experience to help others along this challenging journey. Family Support Specialists offer support, resources, skills, tools and encouragement. Contact the NAMI office at (507) 287-1692 to schedule a visit.  

Information, Support and Referral

Navigating the mental health care system can be confusing. We are here to help. Contact the office at (507) 287-1692 for information on services to help your family.