Support groups

Support groups provide an opportunity for individuals with mental health illness and their families to share their experiences and gain support from others.

NAMI Connection

For anyone with a mental illness

Little Rock

  • Every Saturday 11-12:30
  • Freeway Medical Center, 8th Floor
  • 5800 W 10th Little Rock 72204

NAMI Family Support Groups

A support group for persons with loved ones who are living with a mental illness.

  • Open
    NAMI Family Support Groups are open to family members/care givers of persons living with a mental illness.
  • Facilitated
    NAMI Support Groups are facilitated by peers for peers and cannot be observed by students or professionals
  • Private
    Privacy and absolute confidentiality is fundamental to providing group members with a sense of safety and support.

Fort Smith

  • 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m
  • Fort Smith Library, Main Branch
  • 3201 Rogers Ave. Board Room on 2nd floor


  • 2nd Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m
  • Ozark Guidance Center
  • 2400 S. 48th St. David Williams Bldg,  ABC Room


of Arkansans have serious mental Illness


of donations are tax deductible


deaths by suicide in Arkansas in 2018


calls to our helpline per month

Thank you to our partners

NAMI Helpline

(800) 844-0381

24/7 assistance available

In a crisis?

Text NAMI to 741741

or call 800-273-8255 for 24/7 confidential, free counseling