Support Groups

Support Groups
Support Groups: For those impacted by mental illness,  Family Members and Natural Supports
Help is available; you are not alone!
Support Groups are FREE to attend; NO registration is needed

Please come to find support and answers from those that have “been there, done that.” Don’t currently need support? Then come to share information with those who do right now. We hope to see you there!

Canton Support Group (Family Members and Peers with Mental Illness Only)
Every Sunday 7:00 – 8:30 pm
St. Michael’s Catholic Church
(3430 St. Michael Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44718) located at intersection of Whipple Ave. N.W. and Fulton Rd. N.W.; park in lower level lot facing Whipple Ave.
Look for the NAMI sign on the door.

Alliance Support Group (Family Members and Peers with Mental Illness Only)
The 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Science Hill Community Church, 12316 Beeson St. NE, Alliance, OH 44601

NAMI Connection – Canton (Adults with Mental Illness Only)
Every Thursday 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Coleman Behavioral Healthcare,  200 W. Tuscarawas St., Suite 200, Canton, OH 44702

NAMI Peer Support Group– North Canton (Adults with Mental Illness Only)
Every Thursday 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Stark State College, Business Center/Gateway Center, 3rd Floor Room M-343

North Canton Family Support Group (Family Members Only)
The 1st & 3rd Wednesday 6:00– 7:30 pm
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2551 55th St., NE., Canton, OH  44721

FaithNet  (Family Members and Peers with Mental Illness Only)
This group is open to any denomination and faith; they discuss mental health from a Biblical perspective.
Meeting time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm on Sunday evenings.
Wendy’s on Whipple Ave. Canton, OH

Refuge of Hope (NAMI Connections for Peers with Mental Illness Only) 
Friday @ 11:30 am
Adults with Mental Illness (Peers)
405 Third Street, NE Canton, Ohio 44702

Post Peer-to-Peer Program (P2P Graduates Only) Recovery Groups
Friday at 4:30 – 6:00 pm  Friday at 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Gentle Shepherd Counseling Center, 1469 S. Main St., North Canton, OH 44720

Peer-to Peer Recovery Group Social Activities are organized on weekends as scheduled

DRA Dual Recovery Anonymous (Family Members and Peers with Mental Illness/Substance Abuse Only)
Friday 11:30 am – 12:30 pm      
Hunter House 1114 Gonder Ave., S.W., Canton, OH  44707

Support for People Receiving In-Patient Care 

In-patients and their loved ones can attend support group at Aultman Hospital.
Closed to the general public.

Aultman Hospital Monday, 6:00 pm, Psychiatric Unit, 6th Floor

Crisis Intervention & Recovery Center Crisis Stabilization Unit Tuesday, 10:00 am

Heartland Behavioral Healthcare    
Patient/Peer and Family Outreach 330 833-3135 Ext 2170


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