Peer Support Groups

Peer Support Groups – List

Find a Peer Support Group near you or submit a group you would like to see added to the list.

Art Journaling Group

This is an opportunity to express your experiences, your thoughts, and your life in a variety of different art forms on paper. You don’t have to bring anything. You may bring one adult guest with you that is supportive in your recovery. After the group you are welcome to stay for Game Night which starts at 5:00pm.

Every Saturday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

4102 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska 68105 – Go in the south entrance at the Douglas County Health Center. Take the elevator behind the front desk to the 5th floor. Follow the signs from there

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Roger at 402-444-5200

CenterPointe Family & Friends Support Group

Do you care about someone who experiences mental health issues, substance abuse issues, or homelessness? CenterPointe cares!  You are encouraged to join our NEW Family & Friends Support group.

We meet the 3rd Saturday of every month from 12-1pm.

Feel free to contact Sophie at 402-797-1048 for any questions. This group is open to the community. Subjects covered are hope and support, resources, connection, and education on mental health / substance issues.

CenterPointe

1000 S 13th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

 

 

CenterPointe Peer Lead Group

CenterPointe offers a Peer Lead group every Friday to consumers who are waiting or in current services. We talk about various topics around wellness, and open the group for sharing time. Please join us!

Every Friday from 10-11am. Open to all clients in CenterPointe services.

CenterPointe

1000 S 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous – open meeting to the public.  Meets Friday’s at 3:00pm.

CenterPointe, 1000 S 13th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508

Game NIght!

This is a safe, sober, and supportive opportunity to have fun on the weekend. We have a variety of different tabletop games to play. You may bring one adult guest that is supportive in your recovery. You may also bring any tabletop games of your own for us to play as long as they are appropriate.

Every Saturday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

4102 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska 68105  – 5th floor of the Douglas County Health Center in room C-532

If you have any questions of concerns please contact Roger at 402-444-5200

Lutheran Family Services - Creative Expressions

Lutheran Family Services – Creative Expressions  
**This is for Lutheran Family Services client’s only.

Meets every Wednesday’s 10:30am-11:30am

Lutheran Family Services

2301 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

Lutheran Family Services - SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training)

Lutheran Family Services – SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training)   **This group is for Lutheran Family Service clients only

Meets every Thursday’s 5pm-6pm

Lutheran Family Services

2301 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

Lutheran Family Services - Support Group

Support Group meets every Monday’s from 10am-11am & 4pm-5pm

**This group is for Lutheran Family Services clients only

Lutheran Family Services

2301 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

Lutheran Family Services - WHAM (Whole Health Action Management)

WHAM Group   **This group is for Lutheran Family Services clients only

Meets every Tuesday’s 1pm-2pm  

Lutheran Family Services

2301 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

Lutheran Family Services - WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)

WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)   **This group is for current Lutheran Family Services clients only

Meets every Monday’s 11am-12pm & 5pm-6pm

Lutheran Family Services

2301 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

Mental Health Associaition - Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) – Mental Health Association

Day/Time:  Meets on Wednesdays from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm.

Open to the public aged 19 and older. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Where:  The Mental Health Association of Nebraska
               1645 N St.,  Nebraska 68508      Phone:  (402) 441-4371

 

 

 

 

NAMI CONNECTIONS

Each group meets for 90 minutes, follows a flexible schedule, and is led by a team of trained individuals who are in recovery themselves. There is no charge to attend the groups.

Every Monday – 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Immanuel Hospital Conference Center
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE 68122
Behind Immanuel Hospital. Signs will be posted on doors

1st & 3rd Monday – 6:30 to 8:00 pm

King of Kings Lutheran Church
11615 I St, Rm 102 – Core area
Omaha, NE 68137
Family support group at same time, different room

Every Monday, 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Urban Abbey
1026 Jackson St
Omaha, NE 68102

Every Wednesday – 3:00 to 4:30 pm

Douglas County Community Mental Health Center
4102 Woolworth Avenue,
Omaha, NE 68105
Meeting is on the fifth floor, in Room C-532

Every Wednesday – 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Immanuel Hospital Conference Center
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE 68122
Behind Immanuel Hospital. Signs will be posted on doors

For more information, other education programs and support groups, please see www.naminebraska.org or Email Linda or Jacob Hausman jhausman@regionsix.com

NAMI Family Support Group - Fremont

Free, monthly meetings for family and friends of individuals [children, adolescent or adults] with mental illness. These meetings are for family members and friends and is facilitated by trained NAMI members who also have a close family member with a mental illness.

2nd Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fremont Area Medical Center–Health Park Plaza
2340 North Clarkson Street
Fremont, NE 68025

Contact: Marlene Mullally – 402-727-9139 or Ann Steinbach – 402-727-4672. If you have questions, please contact Linda or Jacob Hausman (jhausman@regionsix.com) For More Info, Website: http://www.namiomaha.org; Email: namiomaha@gmail.com; Phone Number: 402-345-8101; NAMI Nebraska Toll Free Helpline: 877-463-NAMI [6264]

NAMI Family Support Group - Omaha

Free, monthly meetings for family and friends of individuals [children, adolescent or adults] with mental illness. These meetings are facilitated by trained NAMI members who also have a close family member with a mental illness.

2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
For parents who have a child or adolescent with mental illness

Nebraska Family Support Network
3568 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
West Entry

Contact: Nebraska Family Support Network – 402-345-0791

1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For family members and friends

Christ Community Church
404 South 108th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68154
Enter through main door – go across lobby – then up the stairs to 2nd floor – turn right to find room D225

Contact: MJ Zaremba – 402-980-1532. If you have questions, please contact Linda or Jacob Hausman (jhausman@regionsix.com) For More Info, Website: http://www.namiomaha.org; Email: namiomaha@gmail.com; Phone Number: 402-345-8101; NAMI Nebraska Toll Free Helpline: 877-463-NAMI [6264] 

NAMI Family Support Group - Papillion

Free, monthly meetings for family and friends of individuals [children, adolescent or adults] with mental illness. These meetings for for family members and friends and is facilitated by trained NAMI members who also have a close family member with a mental illness.

2nd Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Papillion Sump Library
222 North. Jefferson Street
Papillion, NE 68046
South on 84th Street from Omaha

Contact: Linda Jensen Cell – 402-517-5772  or ljensen@unmc.edu. If you have questions, please contact Linda or Jacob Hausman (jhausman@regionsix.com) For More Info, Website: http://www.namiomaha.org; Email: namiomaha@gmail.com; Phone Number: 402-345-8101; NAMI Nebraska Toll Free Helpline: 877-463-NAMI [6264] 

NAMI Nebraska Support Groups

Nami Support Groups are places where you can grow and share together, learn from each other’s experiences, and offer encouragement. The Support Groups are peer run and focus on moving away from stigma. All our support groups are free and there is no need to sign up ahead of time, simply show up when you can!

Find Support Groups in Your Area: naminebraska.org/find-support-groups-in-your-area

NAMI OMAHA EDUCATIONAL MEETING

An opportunity to find out about the work of NAMI Omaha (Region 6). A light meal is provided at each meeting. 

1st Thursday of the Month 6:00 – 8:00 pm

First United Methodist Church
7020 Cass St. (Room 112)
Omaha, Nebraska 68132

Contact NAMI Nebraska at 402-345-8101 or email NAMIOMAHA@GMAIL.COM. Stay up to date on facebook.com/NAMIOmaha/ or namiomaha.org

Norfolk NAMI Support Group

Norfolk NAMI Support Group

When:   Meets 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Where:  2700 Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

For more information, go to https://naminebraska.org/norfolk-support-groups/

 

PAL - Parents of Addicted Loved Ones Support Group
PAL – Parents of Addicted Loved Ones Support Group

The PAL Support group is for parents, other family members and friends, 18 years and older, of a loved one struggling with substance use. Preregistration is NOT required. The group includes a self contained educational lesson in addition to the group support component. Special events, speakers and rare schedule changes will be posted on this Facebook page ‘Parents of Addicted Loved Ones of Nebraska’.

We meet every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8 pm at Lincoln City Church located at 5001 South 1st streets near first and Old Cheney. For more information about PAL visit www.palgroup.org or contact either of the following PAL Facilitators: Brenda at 402-560-3486 or email brenda.moes@doane.edu OR Jackie Amos at 402-525-6198 or email sjamos@gmail.com.

Group does not meet on major holidays. Any cancellations such as for inclement weather will be posted on the Parents of Addicted Loved Ones of Nebraska Facebook page. Cancellations will also be available on channel 10/11 or on their closings notification website.

“Peer to Peer” Support Group for Certified Peer Support and Wellness Specialists

Region V offers a monthly “Peer to Peer” Support Group for Certified Peer Support and Wellness Specialists. This group meets monthly.s monthly.

Meeting info:
1st Thursday of every month
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Region V Systems; 1645 N Street; Lincoln NE

Intentional Peer Support co-reflection is about creating mutual learning relationships, focusing on hope and possibility, and exploring together the four tasks – connection, worldviews, mutuality and moving towards.

Please join other peers in learning and growing both individually and as a community. Click here for more information about the Peer to Peer Support Group for Certified Peer Support and Wellness Specialists.

**Weather Announcement**
If Lincoln Public Schools are cancelled this meeting will not take place.

Veterans Resource Network

An informational and support group for Veterans that meets weekly. Topics include, VA News, Veterans Treatment Court, Peer Support. Mentoring, VA disability claims help and PTSD support.

Monday nights from 6-7 pm

Bellevue University’s Military and Veteran Services Center
2108 Harvell Dr
Bellevue, Nebraska 68005

More Information visit veteransinthecommunity.com or email veteransinthecommunity@gmail.com

Wellness Recovery Action Planning

Wellness Recovery Action Planning- open to the public.  Meets everyone Thursday at 3:00 PM

Centerpointe, 1000 S 13th Street, Lincoln, NE  68508

Young People’s Peer Support Group

This group is open to young people ages 16-26 within Region 6 County’s (Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, or Washington).

2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 4-5 pm

Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare 
4715 South 132nd Street
Omaha, NE 68137

More information visit regionsix.com, text (402) 699-2622 or email khovorka@regionsix.com

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