Support Groups

Connection Recovery Support Groups

Recovery support groups are offered free for people living with mental illness where people learn from one another’s experiences, share coping strategies and offer mutual encouragement and understanding. The groups provide an ongoing opportunity to discuss the challenges of living with a mental health condition and techniques for maintaining wellness.  You must be 18 years of age to attend.

See Calendar for dates and times of meetings.


Family Support Groups – in Anderson and Pendleton

Monthly Networking and support opportunities family members of someone with a mental health concern.   These free meetings of parents, caregivers and friends of individuals with mental or behavioral impairments can talk frankly about their challenges and concerns and help one another through their learned wisdom.  Participants are encouraged to share actively in the work of the group.    You must be 18 years of age to attend.

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Monthly Educational Meeting

NAMI-AOP holds a monthly educational meeting on the first Tuesday of each month.. This meeting is open to anyone who is interested in mental health issues. Meetings usually have a guest speaker. Past guest speakers have included a psychiatrist, a psychopharmacologist, legislators, state and local mental health leaders, etc. No meeting is held in January (potluck) or July.

See Calendar for dates and times of meetings.


Monday, December 18 2017
  • Greenville CONNECTIONS FOR DIAGNOSED ADULTS Meets at 6:15-7:45 pm

    Monday, December 18 2017 - 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm


Tuesday, December 19 2017
  • Taylors CONNECTIONS Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:15-7:45 pm,

    Tuesday, December 19 2017 - 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm

    Taylors First Baptist Church, 200 W Main St., Taylors, SC 29687 (Room B127; you may park in the lot reserved as “handicapped” for Sundays.)


Wednesday, December 20 2017
  • Veterans Connections for Vets with a Diagnosed Mental Illness

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 - 9:30 am - 11:00 am

    (off Grove Road near Greenville Memorial Hospital)


Meetings at First Baptist Church of Pendleton

Meetings at Taylors First Baptist Church, Taylors

Meetings at Grace Episcopal Church, Anderson