A free, six-week, peer-directed education program developed specifically for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents
who have either been diagnosed with a serious mental illness/serious emotional disturbance or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed. Next class starts April 12th 2012. Classes will be held on Thursdays,6:30-9:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Everett. Contact Carolyn Goza at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (425) 347-5365 for more information and to sign up for classes.
NAMI Basics Support Group
A support group for families coping with mental illness in children or adolescent family members.
A group is forming at this time - location and times to be announced. Call Carolyn Goza at (425)347-5365 for more information.
A free 12-week course for family members of individuals with severe mental illnesses, that discusses the clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.
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Family Support Groups
A free monthly group for family and friends of individuals with mental illness. The group is facilitated by family member peers who provide support and hope through a collective group exchange.
Group meets the second Monday of every month, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St., NE, Marysville, WA. 98270.
Call Wendy Anderson at (206) 790-0162 for more information.
In Our Own Voice (IOOV) Program
A unique public education program developed by NAMI, in which two trained consumer speakers share compelling personal stories about living with mental illness and achieving recovery.
Program is in formation at this time. Call Kathy Chiles at (425) 339-3620 for more information.
Special Offender Unit (SOU) Support Group
Support group for the family and friends with someone incarcerated at the Monroe Correctional Complex/Special Offender's Unit. Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month, 11am, at the MCC/SOU/Monroe. The largest DOC complex in Washington.
Call Jim Bloss at (425) 231-5186 for more information.
Consumer / PEER Support Group
Social and support group for those living with a mental illness. Meets weekly at Trinity Lutheran Church/Lynnwood.
Contact Rick Pribbernow/Compass Health (425)359-9313 for more information.
T.R.I.P. Parents Support Group
Group meets the 2nd Tues. of each month; 6:30-8pm at Word of Life Lutheran Brethren Church, 9028 51st Ave. NE, Marysville.
Call Barbara Andrews at 1-(877)819-3901 for more information.
Survivors of Suicide
Group meets the 2nd Mon. of each month, 7-9pm. Call Vicki for directions (in Bothell): (425)487-3355; participation on a donation basis.
Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance of America (DBSA) Support Group
The following three Support Groups meet on Mondays, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Providence Hospital at 916 Pacific Ave, Everett, on the main floor, in Monte Cristo Room A.
Note: the Monte Cristo Room A is located on the main floor not far from the elevators and in the same area as the hospital cafeteria. Occasionally we will be meeting in the room across the hall from the Monte Cristo room, the Padovan room. Occasionally it will be scheduled in a different room entirely. Therefore, check the schedule.
Consumers (those with bipolar or depressive disorders) - the Second Monday of the month
Family and Friends of loved ones with bipolar or depressive disorders - The Third Monday of the month
Open discussion format - Fourth Monday of the month
All of our groups are open to everyone, consumers (those of us with a diagnosis) and supporters alike. Though the focus of each group is different everyone can benefit as well as offer a great deal by being present.
Snohomish County DBSA