Peer Support Groups in Vermont

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Meetings are a free, weekly 90-minute recovery support group 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 mental illness and the techniques for maintaining wellness. All meetings are facilitated by trained NAMI peers living in recovery.


Do you want to become a trained facilitator? Attend the Connection Support Group Facilitator training on May 20th & 21st in Barre, VT! Must pre-register and is FREE to attend! Lodging,* meals, mileage, and supplies are all paid.
To register online, click here. Or you can call 802-876-7949.

Time: Every Tuesday: 12:00-1:30 pm
United Counseling Service
316 Dewey Street, CRT Center


Time: Every Thursday: 3:00-4:30 pm
St. Paul’s Cathedral
2 Cherry Street
(enter from parking lot into lower level)


Berlin/Central VT

Time: The second Thursday of each month: 4:00-5:30 pm
Central Vermont Medical Center (Boardroom)
130 Fisher Road


Time: The first Wednesday of each month: 6:00-7:30 pm
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
44 Second Street


Time: Every Sunday: 4:30-6:00 pm
Rutland Mental Health Services
78 South Main Street, Wellness Center
Driving/Parking: You cannot get to 78 S. Main Street by just turning off South Main. Instead you must take Killington Ave one block and take right onto East Street for one block and then turn right onto Engrem Ave (ONE WAY toward S. Main). Parking is on left side of road. First door off the parking lot.


St. Johnsbury

Time: Every Thursday: 6:30-8:00 pm
Universalist Unitarian Church
47 Cherry Street

For more information about the Connection Recovery Support Groups, contact NAMI Vermont at 800-639-6480 or email:

*Lodging for the Connection Support Group Training can be provided to Vermonters outside of Washington County and more than 30 miles from Barre, VT.