Support Groups - ADAMH Board of Franklin County
Each person’s recovery journey is unique. For some, support groups can play in important role in recovery from mental illness or substance use disorders. The list below was compiled to assist individuals and family members who are seeking more information. It is not a comprehensive list but is compiled of support groups within the ADAMH System of Care and other community partners. Additional support groups may be held at other ADAMH Network Providers. Please see the complete list of ADAMH providers for additional information.
Africentric Personal Development Shop, Inc.
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio
COAAA: Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (Caregiver Support Groups)
Compassionate Friends – Supporting Family After a Child Dies
Concord Counseling Services
Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio
Emotions Anonymous
Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio
James Care for Life – Grief Support
LOSS Community Services

LOSS offers 10-week and 8-week survivor of suicide loss support groups beginning in January, March, June, and September.

LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence

Facilitator-led peer support groups provide a safe space for survivors to gain insight as well as support from each other. Childcare is offered during some sessions.

Mental Health America Franklin County

Pro-Bono Counseling 614.884.7227
Support for Families 614.221.1441
Becca Alexander – Peer Support Services Program Manager 614.221.1441

Support groups for: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, POEM – Pregnant and Postpartum Maternal Mental Health, OCD, Voices Worth Hearing – Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, other disorders with symptoms of Psychosis, Families in Touch – Friends and Family of Adults Living with Mental Illness

Mt. Carmel Grief Process Support Groups
Mt. Carmel Crime & Trauma Assistance Program
North Central Mental Health Services: Survivors of Suicide

Meets the last Sunday of each month at 1301 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201, from 7 to 8:30 pm.


Kobacker House bereavement support
The Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center

OSU Harding Hospital
Overeater Anonymous
Parents of Murdered Children 
Stonewall Columbus (LGBT Community)
Syntero, Inc.
VA Central Ohio Healthcare System – Behavioral Health
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