NAMI Franklin County Calendar

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Wednesdays, Starting April 23
6:30 pm

Family-to-Family enrollment has begun for spring 2014 sessions. Family-to-Family is a 12-week (or 6-week) course of education and support for family members of an adult who has a mental illness. See schedule below for class dates, times and locations.

  • West: Twin Valley Behavioral Health (see below)Wednesdays
  • Downtown: NAMI Ohio (see below)Tuesdays and Thursdays

You MUST call or email to register. Walk-ins are not accepted. Space is limited and classes are filled on a first-come basis. To register and enroll, call (614) 501-6264 or inquire by email at

April 23 to July 166:30 to 9:00 pm

Twin Valley Behavioral Health (12 weeks)
2200 W. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio

April 29 to June 5*6:30 to 9:00 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays

NAMI Ohio (6 weeks)
1225 Dublin Road
Columbus, Ohio

*Accelerated 6-week course.

2014 NAMIWalk FC
Saturday, June 14
9:30 am

Sign up for NAMI Franklin County’s 11th Annual NAMIWalk scheduled for Saturday, June 14. Walk with us at Fred Beekman Park to help support NAMI Franklin County and ensure that we can continue helping our community through the free classes and support groups we offer.

Registration: 9:30 am
Walk: 10:30 am

Fred Beekman Park
Lane Avenue, Kenny Road
Columbus, Ohio

April Calendar

AMIGAS Latino Support
Monthly, First Monday
10:00 am

AMIGAS is a Latino mental health support group that meets the first Monday of each month from 10:00 am to noon. See new address below.

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Phone: (614) 501-6264

755 Stelzer Road
Trailer #39
Columbus, Ohio

Tea & Tears
Monthly, Second Wednesday
5:30 pm

NAMI Franklin County has launched a new support group for family members of a loved one with a mental illness.

Tea & Tears will meet at the Main Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library in the Third Floor Meeting Room. Meetings will be held the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Phone: (614) 501-6264

Columbus Metro Library
Main Branch
Third Floor Meeting Room
96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, Ohio

NAMI Connection
Monthly, Last Saturday
12:00 pm

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group for adults living with mental illness of any kind. This group is free and meets for 90 minutes once a month.

NAMI Connection offers a flexible and casual environment and the facilitators are individuals who are in recovery themselves. No registration or enrollment is required to attend. Questions? Contact NAMI Franklin County at (614) 501-6264.

Time: Noon to 1:30 pm
Phone: (614) 501-6264

OSU East Talbot Hall
1492 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio

Tea & Tears Westerville
Monthly, Fourth Saturday
1:00 pm

Tea & Tears will also meet monthly in Westerville at the Church of the Messiah. Meetings will be held the fourth Saturday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Messiah Meeting House.

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Phone: (614) 501-6264

Church of the Messiah
51 N. State Street
Westerville, Ohio

Save the Date

2014 Membership Picnic
Saturday, July 12
Time: TBA

The NAMI Franklin County membership picnic is scheduled for Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Wolfe Park Shelterhouse. Watch for times and additional information here.

Time: TBA
Phone: (614) 501-6264

Wolfe Park Shelterhouse
105 Park Drive
Columbus, Ohio

2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner
Wednesday, October 22
Time: 6:00 pm

Plans are already underway for the 27th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner in 2014. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22 (2014) at the Lincoln Theater Ballroom. Times and additional information will be announced here.

Time: 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Phone: (614) 501-6264

Lincoln Theater Ballroom
769 E. Long Street
Columbus, Ohio

Contact Us

NAMI Franklin County
4500 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43213
614 501 6264