Community Support Groups

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 containment measures, many in-person support groups have been suspended but may be offered virtually. Contact facilitating agency for current information.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Dates: 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at NAMI’s Friendship Corner (86 S. Macy St., Fond du Lac).

Cost: Free

Details: The Survivors of Suicide Loss (S.O.S.L.) support group is for adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died by suicide. CLICK HERE for more information.

Supported by the Prevent Suicide Fond du Lac County Committee.

LGBTQ Adult Community Support Group

Dates: First and Third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Journey’s at St. Agnes Hospital
Cost: Free

Details: LGBT Adult Support group is a confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC and Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at 920-926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, PsyD, LPC at 920-926-4428.

NAMI Family Support Group

Date: Monthly on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Location: NAMI’s Friendship Corner – 86 S. Macy St., Fond du Lac

Details: This gathering is offered monthly by NAMI affiliates, free of charge, in a confidential and safe setting at Friendship Corner and is run by volunteer facilitators who are also family members living with mental health challenges in their lives.  Group discussion and interaction will be encouraged. Please contact NAMI Fond du Lac at 920-979-0512 with questions.

NAMI Basics

Date/Time: Contact NAMI Fond du Lac for details.

Location: NAMI’s Friendship Corner – 86 S. Macy St., Fond du Lac

Details: NAMI Basics is a free, six-session program designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties. NAMI Basics helps parents and other family caregivers of children to understand the illnesses that are causing those behavioral difficulties, and the critical role families play in the treatment of those illnesses. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also the parents or family caregivers of individuals who experienced emotional or behavioral difficulties
prior to age 13.

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NAMI Peer-to-Peer

Date/Time: Contact NAMI Fond du Lac for details.

Location: NAMI Friendship Corner – 86 S. Macy St., Fond du Lac

Details: NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session recovery course for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. It offers information, skills, resources and a community of support. Participants learn in an environment of respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. Those interested in attending must register. No formal diagnosis is required.

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