Healing Hearts

Mending Minds

NAMI Southwest CT is a community of people who have family members or friends with mental health conditions.

Serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut, we offer free support groups, education, and advocacy opportunities. Our programs provide judgment-free spaces for people to share experiences and resources.

What We Do

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SUPPORT

Our support groups are FREE and open to the public. All groups are led by trained facilitators with lived experience. All discussions are confidential.

EDUCATION

NAMI Southwest CT and NAMI Connecticut offer educational programs and services for family members, people living with mental health conditions, professionals, and the community at large.

ADVOCACY

NAMI Connecticut continuously works to improve public policies for people impacted by mental health challenges in Connecticut.

Upcoming Events

  • How Nutrition and Mindfulness Improve Mental Health
    Jan 20, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Online Event
    • Vicki Kobliner, MS RDN, CD-N, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist & owner of Holcare Nutrition • Matthew D. Sacchet, PhD, Director of Meditation Research, Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research of McLean Hospital and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry of Harvard Medical School
  • Book Club: What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry, Oprah Winfrey
    Jan 17, 7:00 PM
    Online
    Our earliest experiences shape our lives far down the road, and What Happened to You? provides powerful scientific and emotional insights into the behavioral patterns so many of us struggle to understand.

How You Can Help

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BECOME A MEMBER

Please help us advance our mission! Click on the link below to become a member of NAMI on the national, state, and local levels.

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DONATE

Your support is very important! Please consider making a donation to ensure that we can continue to offer our programs FREE of charge.

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SPREAD THE WORD

You can help us educate the public, advocate for equal care, and fight stigma by spreading the word about NAMI Southwest CT. Tell your friends and family. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are the foundation of our NAMI affiliate. Be a part of the movement to end the stigma of mental health challenges. 

There are many opportunities to volunteer and make an impact!