Many of these organizations have transitioned to online meetings in the time of COVID.
Adult Children of Alcoholics
A support group for individuals who desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family. Closed step and discussion meeting Fridays at 4:15 p.m. at Grace Church Parish Hall, Vineyard Haven.
Al-anon and Alateen
Al-anon is a 12-step program for family members and adult children of alcoholics. Alateen is a program for teens whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking or substance use.
Learn to CopeA peer support network for families dealing with addiction and recovery. Overdose education and Narcan training and distribution are available. Meetings held weekly on Wednesday's 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Martha's Vineyard Hospital Community Room.
NAMI Cape and the Islands
NAMI Cape Cod & The Islands serves individuals and their families who are affected by the broad spectrum of mental illness and neurological disorders through support, education and advocacy, and promotes mental wellness for all.
NAMI Support Group: A support group for family and friends of people with mental illness. Group meets first Sunday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the IWYC Building on MV Community Services campus.
NAMI Family to Family Education: A free, 12-session program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help participants understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.
Family and Caregiver Support