NAMI Mercer

Who we are

We are a robust local affiliate of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  Located in Hamilton, NJ, we serve New Jersey’s Capital region. NAMI Mercer listens, leads, educates, and advocates, empowering families and individuals affected by mental illness to build lives of quality and respect, free of stigma and discrimination.

NAMI Mercer is a qualified 501(c)3 organization.

Connection Recovery Support Group

Connection is a confidential, 90-minute support group for adults (18+) living with mental illness. Participants share their challenges and successes, finding encouragement and hope in the context of an understanding community. The group is led by two trained facilitators living in recovery. More than 375,000 people have participated in a NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group.

Connections Support Group NAMI Mercer County

What You’ll Gain

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you gain hope and develop relationships. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will help you:

  • see the individual first, not the illness;
  • recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that may have environmental triggers;
  • understand the experience of mental illness is a traumatic event;
  • aim for better coping skills;
  • find strength in sharing experiences;
  • reject stigma and  discrimination;
  • refuse to judge anyone’s pain;
  • forgive yourself and reject guilt;
  • embrace humor as healthy;
  • accept that we cannot solve every problem;
  • work for a better future by setting realistic goals.


Connection Schedule

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 2:00-3:30 pm
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 7:00-8:30 pm

Contact NAMI Mercer

Phone: 609.799.8994

1235 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd.
Bldg. C, Ste. 303
Hamilton, NJ 08619

NAMI Mercer is a qualified 501(c)3 organization.

In a Crisis?

Call 609.396.HELP (4357)
Capital Health Emergency
Mental Health Services
Available 24/7

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