Mental Health Related Support Groups

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    Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific social, emotional or other mental health problems. Families and friends may also be welcome. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the problem.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Depression and Bipolar Support Groups (Statewide) - Depression and Bipolar Support AlliancePeer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder. Resources are available online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, our chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.Out of StateDepression and Bipolar Support AllianceDepression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Family Education Class and Support Group - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoSupports friends and family of individuals who are living with mental illness by offering free family education classes. The 6 week class assists family members of children living with mental illness, and the 12 week class assists family members of adults living with mental illness. Also offers support groups in Fort Collins.Larimer CountyLarimer County - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Family Support - Ability Connection ColoradoProvides the following support services for children and young adults with mental health issues (brain disorders): - Support groups - Education classes - Resources for parents and familiesDenver CountyAbility Connection ColoradoAbility Connection Colorado
    La Plata Senior Center (Durango) - La Plata County Senior ServicesThe Durango Senior Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all adults age 60 years and older and helping them age with dignity and purpose. Activities and services include: HOME CHORE SERVICES which include: - Installation of grab bars and handrails - Correction of trip hazards - Minor step and porch repair - Small home repairs - Heavy house cleaning - Spring and Fall yard clean-up - Limited snow removal assistance - Firewood for low income families ***Services are limited. Not able to address roof repairs, structural problems and major furnace, plumbing or electrical problems. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES provides door-to-door assisted transportation for: - Medical appointments - Senior Center lunch and activities - Exercise classes - Other shopping needs ***Medicaid clients may use our services for medical transportation with an approval from Medicaid. MEAL PROGRAMS which include: - Meals on Wheels-home delivered meals to seniors age 60+ and their spouses Monday-Friday - Dining at the Durango Senior Center-reservations must be made by 9:30 am for that day. Lunch served at 12:00 pm SUPPORT GROUPS every month: - Family Caregiver support group - for people who serve as caregivers for family members or loved ones. Meet twice per month. - Vision Impaired (VIP) support group - for people who are blind or who are visually impaired. Meets monthly. - Disabled American Veterans (DAV) support group - facilitated by the Veteran's Service Officer. Meets monthly. - Widow/Widower's support group - Meets twice per month. - TOPS (Take off the Pounds Sensibly) - Members support each other with their effort to lose weight and keep it off. Meets weekly. ***For details on different meeting times, see the monthly newsletter for the schedule or call for details. RECREATIONAL ACTIVITES include: - Learn to use computers - Practice Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, Line Dancing and more - "Watch Your Step" class for fall prevention and to improve overall fitness - Play cards, BINGO and other games - Play billiards and table tennis - Study history, music, language and healthy living - Join the quilting group, craft group or writing group - Participate in dog training classes in the summertime ***See newsletter on the website for more events and activities guide. COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND INFORMATION for seniors age 60 and older.La Plata CountyLa Plata Senior Center (Durango)La Plata County Senior Services
    Mental Health Support Services for Families - Federation of Families for Children's Mental HealthSupports families of youth who have emotional, behavioral, and mental health disorders, while developing a system of care that is inclusive, seamless, and shame free by offering: - Family advocacy and support - Training and education - Referrals to resources and services Larimer CountyFederation of Families for Children's Mental HealthFederation of Families for Children's Mental Health (Larimer County)
    Roaring Fork Autism NetworkThe Roaring Fork Autism Network is a free support group for families with members on the autism spectrum. RFAN is dedicated to providing education, enrichment, and support for children on the autism spectrum, families and schools in the Roaring Fork Valley.Eagle CountyRoaring Fork Autism NetworkRoaring Fork Autism Network
    Roaring Fork Autism NetworkThe Roaring Fork Autism Network is a free support group for families with members on the autism spectrum. RFAN is dedicated to providing education, enrichment, and support for children on the autism spectrum, families and schools in the Roaring Fork Valley.Pitkin CountyRoaring Fork Autism NetworkRoaring Fork Autism Network
    Support Group - Agoraphobics in MotionHelps persons suffering from panic/anxiety disorder to overcome this disorder and to get back into society free of fear by learning twelve tools to work toward recovery.Out of StateIndividual and Family Life - Agoraphobics in MotionAgoraphobics in Motion
    Support Group Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Obsessive Compulsive AnonymousA 12-step, peer-led support group for individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder, based on the G.O.A.L. (Giving Obsessive-Compulsive's Another Lifestyle) training guide. Larimer CountySupport Group Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Obsessive Compulsive AnonymousObsessive Compulsive Anonymous
    Support Groups/Classes (Adams County) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoProvides emotional support groups, advocacy, educational classes, and support to individuals with mental illnesses and their families.Adams CountyAdams County - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Support Groups/Classes (Arapahoe/Douglas Counties) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoProvides emotional support groups for family members that have a child, parent, sibling, etc., with a mental illness.Arapahoe CountyArapahoe/Douglas County - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Support Groups/Classes (Aurora) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoProvides emotional support groups, advocacy, educational classes, and support to individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and caregivers.Arapahoe CountyAurora - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Support Groups/Classes (Boulder/Broomfield County) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoProvides emotional support groups, advocacy, educational classes, and support to individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and caregivers.Boulder CountyBoulder/Broomfield County - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Support Groups/Classes (Denver County, E Dickenson Pl) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoProvides emotional support groups, advocacy, educational classes, and support to individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and caregivers.Denver CountyDenver County (East Dickinson Pl) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado
    Support Groups/Classes (Denver County, S Albion St) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoProvides emotional support groups, advocacy, educational classes, and support to individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and caregivers.Denver CountyDenver County (S Albion St) - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ColoradoNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado

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