Support Groups & Education Courses

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All NAMI Pasco Education and Support notalone_side
Classes are Free of Charge to Participants and Attendees              Please call NAMI Pasco’s Information & Referral line at
(727) 992-9653 for updates on class schedules not listed here. You can also download our Pasco Affiliate Brochure with information on our variety of classes and resources.

NAMI_connection_rgbOur Connection Recovery Support Group is a recovery support program for adults living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding. Take a minute to view our video on NAMI Connection to learn more.

NAMI Pasco Connection Recovery Support Groups
meet regularly at the following locations.


6 to 7:30 PM
Rasmussen College
New Port Richey/West Pasco Campus

8661 Citizens Drive
Rooms 208 and 209
New Port Richey, FL  34654

*Entrance is on the south side of the building (side entrance facing the New Port Richey Government Center)

Every Thursday

11 AM to 12:30 PM



Resurrection Park
37124 Lock Street
Dade City, FL  33523
Contact Shelley Westrater (352) 556-9849
Download a Flyer

Connection Dade City

* Support group available via Dade City public bus

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
of the month

11:30 AM to 1 PM

6913 Hills Drive
Club House
New Port Richey, FL 34653
Just off Massachusetts Avenue
in New Port Richey

Download the lunchtime Connection flyer here Bus Route 14 stops at Hills Drive
and Massachusetts Avenue
For more information contact
Pasco County Public Transportation:
(727) 834-3322
Every 2nd and 4th Friday
of the month
2 PM to 3:30 PM

Atonement Lutheran Church
29617 State Road 54
Wesley Chapel, FL.  33543
Download the Wesley Chapel
Connection flyer here


Family Support GroupNAMIFSG

A peer-facilitated group targeted toward helping family, friends, and caregivers who have a loved one with a mental illness. This confidential support group takes its strength and effectiveness from sharing experiences, compassion, and understanding.

Family Support Groups meet at three separate community locations:

Atonement Lutheran Church Sanctuary
29617 State Road 54
Wesley Chapel, FL.  33543
(727) 992-9653
1st & 3rd Tuesday
of Every Month

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Regional Medical Center,
Bayonet Point

Shoreline Cafe Meeting Room
14000 Fivay Road
Hudson, FL
(727) 819-2929
1st & 3rd Thursday
of Every Month

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Medical Center of Trinity
West Pasco Campus
Conference Room
5637 Marine Parkway
New Port Richey, FL
(727) 834-4000
2nd & 4th Monday
of Every Month

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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mental_disordersWhat’s Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education About?

It’s a unique, experiential learning program for people with any form of mental illness interested in establishing and maintaining wellness and recovery. Our free10-week course for Individuals with a mental illness is taught by two trained NAMI Pasco peers. ______________________




Find out more about how others have coped with stigma, fear, and much more in our Peer-to-Peer outreach video.



NAMI Basics is the new signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. It is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental Illness prior to the age of 13 years. All instruction and course materials are free to class participants.

Our NAMI Basics outreach video gives viewers a sample of what to expect, how to break away from loneliness and confusion. “A knowledgeable parent is an effective parent,” as one of our interviewees says.

f2flogopurpleThe 12-week Family-to-Family course is designed for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses that discusses the clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively. We also offer this same coursework for families of U.S. Veterans, which includes an additional module on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Explore our Family-to-Family tribute.