Support Groups - ADAMH Board of Franklin County

Support Groups

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


Group's Main Contact: Lavonne P.

Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Columbus Metropolitan Library: Hilltop Branch, 511 S. Hague Ave, Columbus, OH 43204

Epilepsy Alliance Ohio
James Care for Life - Grief Support
LOSS Community Services
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

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

Mt. Carmel Support Groups
Mt. Carmel Crime & Trauma Assistance Program
North Central Mental Health Services: Survivors of Suicide
OhioHealth Support Groups
Partial Hospitalization & Intensive Outpatient Programs
Overeater Anonymous
Parents of Murdered Children 
Stonewall Columbus (LGBTQ+ Community)
VA Central Ohio Healthcare System – Behavioral Health
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