Coffee and Connection

NAMI ADCO Coffee and Connection is a topic focused family support group led by a NAMI trained facilitator. You will have an opportunity to learn, share, and connect with others who understand.

  • Designed for adult loved ones (18+) of individuals living with mental illness
  • Led by a trained volunteer who understands
  • No medical therapies or medications are endorsed or recommended
  • Always completely confidential

Find a NAMI Arapahoe/Douglas Family Support Group

3rd Saturday of each month, 9:30am – 11:00am

Please check our calendar for updated schedule/closings

What you will gain

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard, and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. You’ll benefit through other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and learn now to identify local resources and how to use them.

  • See the individual first, not the illness
  • Understand that mental illnesses are traumatic events
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Work for a better future in a realistic way

For more information or to sign up for our Coffee and Connect Support Group please email

If you aren’t already a NAMI member, we invite you to join us. Learn more here: Membership Page