Mental health recovery & support groups

In Stark County, mental health support groups provide a safe, supportive and confidential environment to talk and listen. These sessions help attendees find understanding and reassurance from peers in similar situations, while offering different perspectives, ideas and viewpoints. Find schedules and contact information for support groups near you.

Mental health support groups

Aultman Hospital Support Group

Support group exclusively for in-patients at Aultman Hospital and their loved ones.
2600 6th St. SW, Psychiatric Unit
6th floor
Canton, OH 44710
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: Mondays – 6 p.m.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Supporting individuals and families affected by depression and/or bipolar disorder. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Foundations, 1330 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-2888
Hours: Mondays – 4 p.m.

DRA Dual Recovery Anonymous

Support for individuals and families impacted by both mental illness and substance use. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Hunter House, 1114 Gonder Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: Fridays – 11:30 a.m.

Heartland Behavioral Healthcare

Patient and family outreach for those affected by mental illness.
Phone: (330) 833-3135, ext. 2170

Men's Sexual Addiction Recovery Group

Ongoing every Tuesday 6:30 -8:00 p.m. at Gentle Sheperd This therapy group is designed for men seeking to overcome a variety of unwanted sexualized behaviors. It is confidential, faith-based, and emphasizes healing from sexual brokenness, shame and guilt. The recovery process encourages personal integrity and healthy connections with other men. Membership is screened by the facilitating counselor, Dr. Rick McQuistion.
1469 South Main Street
North Canton , OH 44720
Phone: (330) 499-3065

NAMI Stark County Friday Peer Support Group (Adults with Mental Illness)

Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it's not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/386459766 Meeting ID: 386 459 766
Phone: 1-646-558-8656
Hours: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Friday (Plan to join 10 – 15 minutes before start time)

NAMI Stark County Sunday Night Support Group (Peers and Family Members)

Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it's not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/798097665 Meeting ID: 798 097 665
Phone: 1-646-558-8656
Hours: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Sunday (Plan to join 10 – 15 minutes before start time)

NAMI Stark County Tuesday Peer Support Group (Adults with Mental Illness)

Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it's not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97629915727 Meeting ID: 976 2991 5727
Phone: 1-646-558-8656
Hours: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Tuesday (Plan to join 10 – 15 minutes before start time)

OCD/Scrupulosity Support Group

Individuals living with obsessive compulsive disorder and scrupulosity.
Queen of Heaven Parish, 1800 Steese Rd.
Green, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 499-0373
Hours: Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month - 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Parents and Children Together

For parents who are mentally ill and their children.
Canton Friendship Center, 2200 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 454-5773
Hours: Wednesdays – 6 p.m.

Refuge of Hope

For individuals and families recovering from mental illness.
715 2nd St.
Canton, OH 44704
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: Lunch on Tues., Fri. and Sat. from 10:30am - 12:00pm, Dinner Mon-Fri 4:30pm-6:00pm.