Support Groups

NAMI Multnomah sponsors a variety of free, drop-in support groups each week — some for individuals with mental illness and others for family members and loved ones. For more information, call 503.228.5692, or see the contact person for the specific group you’re interested in. In addition, we have a listing of free community support groups.

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For persons with mental illness…

“Anxiety Society” Support Group (On Hiatus)

A safe place for young adults age 18-36 with anxiety to develop communication skills in a relaxing, fun environment.
Contact Terri for more info at 503.890.4805
NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd, Portland, OR 97213

Bipolar and Depression Group

DBSA Eastside
Thursdays, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Providence Hospital
Cancer Center, Room A-B (New location as of April 2013)
4805 NE Glisan, Portland, OR 97213
Contact Jean at 503.866.9135

DBSA Westside
Tuesdays, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m.
Good Samaritan Hospital
Main entrance, 1st floor, Wistar Morris Room
1015 NW 22nd Ave., Portland, OR 97210

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous: Support for those with mental illness who also deal with substance abuse

Wednesdays, 5:30pm
NAMI Multnomah,  524 NE 52nd, Portland OR 97213
Contact Arlene at 971.409.8519

Fridays, 5:30pm (This meeting is a non-exclusive LGBTQ safe space)
NAMI Multnomah, 524 NE 52nd, Portland, OR 97213
Contact Autumn at 360.936.3959

Schizophrenia Support Group

Wednesdays, 1:00pm
NAMI Multnomah, 524 NE 52nd, Portland, OR 97213

NAMI Connection Support Groups: Recovery and support by and for people living with mental illness
  • Thursdays, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
    NAMI Multnomah,  524 NE 52nd, Portland, OR 97213
  • Tuesdays, 11:00am – 12:30pm
    Luke-Dorf,  1952 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97233 (location change as of January)
  • Tuesdays, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
    Macdonald Center, Meditation Room
    605 NW Couch, Portland, OR 97209
  • Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
    Multnomah County East, 600 NE 8th, Gresham, OR 97030
  • Thursdays, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
    Lifeworks NW,  3716 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland OR 97212
  • Saturdays, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    Providence Building B, 5228 NE Hoyt, Portland OR 97213

For families and friends…

Drop-In Family Support Groups: For families of adults with mental illness

Mondays, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
NAMI Multnomah,  524 NE 52nd, Portland, OR 97213

2nd and 4th Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center, Cascade Room,
24800 SE Stark, Gresham OR 97030
Contact Nancy, 503.665.5481

“Talk it Over”: A supportive place for families of children or teens with mental illness or substance abuse

2nd and 4th Sundays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Providence Child Center, 830 NE 47th, Portland OR 97213

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Human Solutions, 124 NE 181st, Gresham OR 97230

Contact Margaret at 503.289.7797

Contact Us

NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
Fax: 503.235.8959
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Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm