1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Anchor Center at Valley Green Workforce Building (750 Canterbury Road in Shakopee). Facilitated by NAMI and is meant for family members as well as those living with a mental illness. Call Kevin at 952-496-8513 or Janet at 952-890-1669.
These support groups are designed to provide a network of Christian-based support for those affected by depression as well as their family members.
Local support groups:
Easter Lutheran Church on the Hill
4200 Pilot Knob Road in Eagan (intersection of Pilot Knob Road and Diffley Road)
6:30 to 8 p.m on Thursdays
Contact: Bob Lawrence at 612-845-9481
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
13901 Fairview Drive in Burnsville/Christian Life Center Building, Room 106
6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays
Contact Leu Killion at 952-898-9320 for more information
Shakopee - meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Anchor Center of the Valley Green Workforce Building, 750 Canterbury Road in Shakopee. Call Kevin at 952-496-8513 or Janet at 952-890-1669 for more information.
Burnsville - Meets Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Mary Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road E., in Room 15. Contact Dana: 612-888-4979
Family support groups provide ongoing support for families and friends of persons living with a mental illness. Support groups are scheduled for the following locations and times. Please call the contact person listed for information.
Prior Lake: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Caribou Coffee at 7745 Egan Drive. For more information call Jennie at 651-645-2948 ext. 300
Chaska (New group)
6:30-8:00 p.m., meets on the second & fourth Monday of each month at Chaska Moravian Church at 115 4th Street. Contact Jan at 612-554-0825 or Sara at 612-770-7466. Eden Prairie (New group)
7:00-8:30 p.m., meets the 2nd & fourth Tuesday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 13600 Technology Drive. For information, call Carol at 952-426-0343.
Families with attention issues face challenges that friends might not understand. This group provides a rare opportunity to meet others like you and to learn, discuss and share strategies. It's FREE, fun and informative.
Where: Eden Prairie Center Community Room at 8581 Flying Cloud Drive (take elevator to lower level)
Format: meetings will have a 45-60 minute presentation followed by questions and sharing.
Meeting dates/times: 2nd Monday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
To be added to the distribution list which provides more information on meeting topics email: SW-Metro@CHADD.net