Support Groups

There is an exhaustive list of Hancock County support groups in the Recovery Resources Guide. 

Go to our Resources Page and view/download the most recent Recovery Resources Guide. 

FOCUS Recovery and Wellness Community ( lists local support resources on their site as well. 

It is important to understand that each individual’s journey is unique when it comes to mental health and substance use disorders; however, there are many people who can relate to all or part of your story. Whether you are an individual who is struggling, recovering, or deep in the trenches, and can’t define where you are; or if you are a family member or friend affected by someone with a mental illness or substance use disorder, it is OK There are many who are here in Hancock County who want to help you on this journey.

You’re Not Alone

A support group for families affected by a loved one’s addiction.  The group meets from 7-8 pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at the Hancock County ADAMHS Board Meeting Room located at 438 Carnahan Ave, Findlay, OH 45840. Contact: Mark Stockard 419-306-8485 or Becky Stockard 419-722-4506 for additional information.


NAMI Hancock County is a 501(c)3 organization offering support, education, and advocacy to anyone with mental illness as well as their family, friends, caregivers, providers, and anyone else interested in learning more about the struggle and recovery of serious brain disorders.

Additional information is available at 
Please contact NAMI Hancock County to confirm dates and times for the following classes 567-525-3435

NAMI Family-to-Family

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12 session education program for anyone that has a loved one living with a mental health diagnosis. The course is designed to help all participants understand and support their loved one while maintaining their own well-being.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10 session course for adults with a mental health diagnosis. The course provides an educational setting focused on recovery that that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

NAMI Connection is a free mental health recovery support group for adult peers that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope. It is held the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support is a free support group for any adults with a loved one living with a mental health diagnosis. It is a safe and confidential group that allows group members to come together to share their  experiences and offer support for one another.

12-Step Meetings – Alcoholics Anonymous

Daily schedules for 12-step meetings can be found in The Courier or by calling 888.683.9768.

PALS:  Persons Affected by a Loved One’s Suicide 

Meets the 4th Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Aller Room at the Blanchard Valley Hospital.

There will be a different meeting location for June 2019 only – the Chapel at the Hospital.

For more information call Century Health at 419.425.5050.