An update for our community regarding COVID-19 (Updated 6/1/20):
In-person support groups are suspended until further notice. Online support groups are being offered regularly during this time and are open to all Alaskans, free of charge.
To access Support Groups:
2. Return to the NAMI Alaska page and log in.
3. Scroll down to "Our Meeting Calendar" and click on Register next to the meeting you would like to participate in.
4. Log-in to your account on Support Group Central approx. 5-10 minutes before the start of the meeting.
5. You should see a button to join your meeting under "My Upcoming Meetings."
Here is a tutorial video on joining your meeting.
Here are some FAQs to get you started.
What is the Family Support Group?
When a loved one struggles with a mental health condition, regardless of diagnosis, families are profoundly impacted. Talking with others & sharing insights, coping strategies, resources, & encouragement can be a lifeline. Free & confidential, this support group is facilitated by trained peers who also experience a mental illness in their family.
Where does the Family Support Group Meet?
Family Support Group meets online and in the NAMI Juneau office in the Mendenhall Mall Annex, located at
9109 Mendenhall Mall Rd. next to State Farm. In-person support groups currently suspended.