The Pinellas chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness hosts various recurring events.
For more information, call 826-0807 or visit www.nami-pinellas.org. The organization’s help line is 791-3434.
Following is a list of upcoming programs:
• The education group meets second Thursdays, 7 p.m., in The Gathering Place, Building 100, at Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater. The program features guest speakers on topics related to mental illness and recovery. The public is welcome to attend.
• The family support group meets third Thursdays, 7 p.m., at Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater. The meeting provides an opportunity for families, friends and caregivers of individuals living with a mental illness to talk about feeling overwhelmed and at a loss of how to communicate. Many of our NAMI families and friends are willing to share their hard-earned wisdom and ideas. All families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend. Refreshments are served.
• The Connections Peer Support Group meets Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater. The free recovery support group welcomes adults regardless of their diagnosis. Connections support group facilitators are NAMI trained individuals with a mental illness, living successfully in recovery.