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

We offer free support groups, education, and advocacy opportunities. Our programs provide judgment-free spaces for people to share experiences and resources.


We serve lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.

You are not alone!

Our support groups bring together people who have loved ones with mental health challenges.

What We Do


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


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.


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

News and Upcoming Events

3/19/20: "Neuroscience Offers New Hope in Treating Bipolar Disorder" with Dr. Hilary Blumberg

Dr. Blumberg will discuss the plasticity of the brain, factors that can adversely affect the brain, and research devoted to understanding how suicide behavior develops among individuals with bipolar disorder. Dr. Blumberg will highlight a new psycho- behavioral treatment that can help prevent suffering and suicide. The audience will gain a better understanding about Bipolar Brain Research and new treatments, hope in brain neuroplasticity, and how to help your loved ones.

Our NAMI Book Club Selection for MARCH

On Monday, March 16, we'll discuss "Everything Here Is Beautiful" by Mira T. Lee.

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How You Can Help


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


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


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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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! 

P.O. Box 1582, New Canaan, CT 06840

203-400-NAMI (6264)