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.

7 to 8:30 PM
Medical Center of Trinity
West Pasco Campus
Conference Room
5637 Marine Parkway
New Port Richey, FL
(727) 834-4000
Every 1st and 3rd Saturday
of the month

11:30 AM – 1 PM


Beginning Thursday,
August 6, this Connection
group will meet WEEKLY
on Thursday
evenings, 7 – 8:30 PM

Prevention Counseling Center
13743 U.S. 98 Bypass
Dade City, FL
Contact Shelley Westrater (352) 556-9849
Download a NAMI Pasco


Download the Dade City Connection flyer here 

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
of the month

11:30 AM – 1 PM

The lunchtime Connection
group begins Wednesday,
July 29, and
meets every
2nd and 4th
Wednesday of
the month, 11:30 AM – 1PM

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 – 3:30 PM

The afternoon Connection
group begins Friday,
August 14, and
meets every
2nd and 4th Fri
day of
the month, 2 PM – 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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Join NAMI Pasco for the Free, 10-Week Education Course


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. ______________________

OR CALL (727) 992-9653

Download a Peer-to-Peer flyer

Begins Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 10AM to 12 Noon

Medical Center of Trinity West Campus
Conference Room C
5637 Marine Parkway
New Port Richey, FL 34652

Class held every Thursday, ending September 24, 2015

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.