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SUPPORT GROUPS

Al-Anon Family Groups

813-881-9372

tampabayalanon.org

  • For anyone who has been impacted by some else's drinking. Members share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems.

  • Joining Alateen allows teenagers to meet other teenagers experiencing similar situations.

  • This is not a religious program and there are no fees or dues to belong to it.

 

Center for Discovery Eating Disorder Support Groups

centerfordiscovery.com/groups/

Schedule: 2nd and 4th Monday of every month from 8-9 p.m.

  • The Center for Discovery offers free Zoom peer-to-peer support groups focused on eating disorder recovery.

  • This group is open to anyone who is currently in treatment, in recovery, or has not yet sought treatment for an eating disorder.

  • Register here.

 

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay/Corbett Trauma Center

813-264-9955

www.crisiscenter.com/what-we-do/corbett-trauma-center

  • The Circle is an open, anonymous group for survivors of sexual assault ages 18 or older that meets weekly in the evenings.

Depression and Bipolar Support Groups

727-410-1569

Email: dbsatampabay1985@gmail.com

www.dbsatampabay.org/support-groups.html

  • Online peer-to-peer support groups for individuals ages 18 and older who are experiencing depression and bipolar symptoms.

  • To attend please send first name, email and phone number and include area you would like to attend (Tampa, Pasco, etc.) to dbsatampabay1985@gmail.com

 

Healthy Transitions Bent Not Broken Peer Support Group

813-964-1964 or call 2-1-1

Email: pulven@s4kf.org

www.crisiscenter.com/what-we-do/2-1-1-contact-center/healthy-transitions

  • This program aims to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults ages 16-25 that either have, are experiencing symptoms, or are at risk of developing a serious mental health condition.

  • The program also aims to reduce stigma related to mental health, and focuses on empowering young people to be their best.

HIV Support Group

813-417-3051

bwashington@usf.edu

  • Support group for youth 13-24 living with HIV.

 

Institute for LGBT Health & Wellbeing Transgender Support Groups

813-609-3699

www.instituteforlgbthealth.org/wellness

  • This institute offers two separate, complimentary virtual support groups for transgender youth (ages 13-18) and parents of transgender youth every other Friday.

  • Support groups for transgender adults (ages 18+) meet every other Thursday.

  • If interested, complete the registration form on the website.

Lakeland Transgender Support Group

www.lakelandlgbttherapy.com/trans-support-group

  • Open to all transgender adults 18+ and their SOFFAs (Significant Others, Family, Friends, and Allies), who are Florida residents.

  • If you are trans-masculine, trans-feminine, MTF, FTM, non-binary, enby, bigender, agender, ANY transgender identity, they welcome you!

  • Register here.

 

Metro Inclusive Health: LGBTQ Support Groups & Community Programming

727-321-3854

www.metrotampabay.org/community/lgbtq-community-programming/

  • LGBTQ+ Programs are designed as safe spaces for individuals to make new friends, socialize, and find support through similarly-identified peers.

  • Register here for virtual programs.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Support Groups

703-524-7600

Helpline: 800-950-NAMI (6264)

namihillsborough.org/support

NAMI Connection:

  • A virtual support group for people 18+ with mental health conditions. This program is also available in Spanish, NAMI Conexión.

  • Free of cost, led by people with mental health conditions, and confidential.

  • Visit the schedule here.

NAMI Family Support Group:

  • This peer-led virtual support group is for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition.

  • The Spanish version of NAMI Family Support Group, Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares de NAMI, is available in a limited number of states.

  • Visit the schedule here.