New Hope Support Groups
We offer free, confidential support groups for adults living with mental illness or mental health challenges where participants learn from each others' experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other understanding and encouragement. The groups are led by trained facilitators who also live with mental illness.
New participants are welcome anytime and need not register in advance. Each group offers a warm and welcoming environment, where participants are free to share if they like or just listen.
• Monday New Hope Support Group
First and third Mondays of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
This general support group is open to anyone living with a mental illness or mental health challenge and is not diagnosis specific.
• Anxiety Disorders Support Group
Third Wednesday of the month, from 12 - 1:30 p.m.
This monthly support group is for adults living with anxiety disorders, such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic-disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and PTSD, among others. Find support among those who understand what it's like to live with an anxiety disorder, along with information on community resources and tips and ideas for recovery and wellness.
• Mood Disorders Support Group
First Wednesday of the month, from 12 - 1:30 p.m.
This monthly support group is for adults living with mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder. An estimated 25 million American adults are affected by major depression in a given year, while more than 10 million are affected by bipolar disorder. You are not alone and this support group offers a safe, compassionate and understanding environment among peers.
• Men's Support Group
Second Monday of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Just for men.
• Women's Support Group
Fourth Monday of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Just for women.
For one-on-one peer support, call us at (920) 954-1550. We have Certified Peer Specialists on staff who are available to talk, answer questions and offer support. A Certified Peer Specialist is someone who is living in recovery from mental illness and has received extensive training through a state-approved Peer Specialist training program to serve as a support person for others living with mental illness. If we are closed, leave a message and someone will call you back, usually within a day.