NAMI Real Talk on Mental Wellness Support Group: is an in-person support group led by peers for adults identifying as people of color to explore mental wellness, challenge stereotypes, erase stigma, and continue the conversation about mental well-being within the BIPOC community. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others in a safe and confidential environment. Led by trained peers, our group fosters open dialogue and mutual support. Join us to share experiences, gain insights, and build resilience in a supportive community.

Meeting Details

When: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Where: Enoch Davis Center

1111 18th Ave So., St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and get what they need.

  • Free of cost to participants
  • Meets monthly 
  • No specific medical therapy or medication is endorsed or recommended
  • Confidential

What You’ll Gain

By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you will gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussions, and a sense of community. You’ll benefit from learning through other’s experiences, discover your inner strength, and learn how to identify local resources and use them.

NAMI Real Talk on Mental Wellness Support Group will help you:

  • Recognize that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that may have environmental triggers
  • Understand that mental illnesses are traumatic events
  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Reject stigma and not tolerate discrimination
  • Not judge anyone’s pain
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • Work for a better future in a realistic way


For more information, please contact Destini Gill, Program Manager, or call  727-826-0807.