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NAMI Cape Ann invites you to enjoy some comic relief during these COVID times.
Join us for a FREE virtual comedy event!
Friday, November 20
at 8 p.m.
Starring Stephen Bjork, Amy Tee and Dave Rattigan
Visit our website – –
the week before the event for the link to join via Zoom.




Support Groups
The following groups are offered to provide support for family members and friends, who have loved ones facing mental health concerns:
Family & Friends Support Group
Meets 7-8:30 p.m., Second Tuesday of each month
To join the Tuesday night group, please contact Wendy Lindsay ahead of time at walindsay[at] 
Wendy will send you the weblink to join using Zoom.  You can join using a phone, tablet or computer.
Family & Friends Support Group
Meets 7-8:30 p.m., Third Monday of each month
To join the Monday night group, contact George Howe at gehowe[at]; or Dori Prescott at glenndori[at]  They will send you the weblink to join the support group using Zoom. You can join using a phone, tablet or computer.

The following groups are offered through NAMI Massachusetts to support adults who have mental health concerns:
Mondays, 10:30 am -12 pm
Call: 1-646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 955 331 152

Tuesdays 7:00 pm
Call in number 425-436-6392 and enter access code number 119410

Wednesdays 10:30 am
Access online with zoom:
Access by phone:1-929-205-6099 (meeting ID: 859 002 245)

Fridays 10:30 am
Access online with zoom:
Access by phone:1-929-205-6099 (meeting ID: 621 974 217)

For women of color and their allies
Tuesdays 10 – 11:30 am
Call in number 508-206-8720 no password required.

More information about support groups is available here:

NAMI Greater North Shore support groups

For information, contact: Chris Sadkowski • 617.984.0504 •

Arts and Minds
A program unique to NAMI Cape Ann, it encourages our artistic members to submit their works for inclusion in local shows and sales. We reproduce art work on greeting cards and tiles and market jewelry, knitted goods, and other hand crafted items. Artists receive 80% of the sale price.

Arts and Minds schedule:
Second and Fourth Tuesdays of every month: 1-3 p.m.

If you are interested, give us a call at 978-281-1557.

Cape Ann Social Club
The Club meets the Second and Fourth Saturday of each month from 12 to 4 p.m. Click on the SOCIAL CLUB tab on this website for details. For more information, leave a voicemail message for Yvonne, the Director, at 978-281-1557, or you can email her at

All meetings take place at the NCA office: Room 2A, 43 Gloucester Ave., Gloucester. Enter the door to the right of Cape Ann Flooring, under the canopy that says MAIN ENTRANCE, and take the elevator or stairs up to the 2nd floor.



Thank you for supporting us for the annual NAMI Massachusetts Walk on May 11, 2019.

NAMIWalks Massachusetts brings together people of all ages to combat stigma, raise funds, and promote awareness of mental illness. The Walk event features about 60 exhibitors – artisans displaying their artwork, crafts, and other handmade goods, local NAMI affiliates, sponsors, and other friends of NAMI Massachusetts.


NAMI Cape Ann hosted a Holiday Party on behalf of The Grace Center in Gloucester, December 18.

The Grace Center: Restoring Community through Service and Giving, helps people in need. 


This event is sponsored by Anita Pandolfe Ruchman, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner; NAMI Cape Ann; Gloucester Health Department, and The Samaritans
Gloucester Community Cinema, Main Street, Gloucester
Talk, info, screening of film and Q&A • Admittance at the door by cash donation.

NAMI Cape Ann is pleased to offer a suicide awareness training in collaboration with the Samaritans of Merrimack Valley.   Mayor Sefatia Romeo-Theken will be our keynote speaker.  Click on the following link for details. SuicideAwarenessTraining-9-24-18


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