Mercer County




Tom Pyle, MBA, MS, CPRP


Executive Director:

Janet Haag



NAMI Mercer Center
1235 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd.
Building C, Suite 303
Hamilton, NJ 08619



Check NAMI Mercer’s website,, for all updated programs and services information.





[email protected]



(609) 799-8994


NAMI Mercer’s Programs and Services:

NAMI Connection Support Group (Adults 18+)
1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 2:00 pm – Hybrid (In-person at NAMI Mercer Center and virtual)
2nd & 4th Thursdays at 7:00 pm – Online
Join via video or audio: The live link and meeting information is on the NAMI Mercer website homepage.


Just Friends Social Support Group
Just Friends is a peer-led social support group for adults. It offers opportunities to engage in fun activities that reduce social isolation and enhance interpersonal skills. Just Friends events can include picnics, bowling, movies, holiday gatherings, etc. If you’re interested in joining Just Friends, the first step is to attend a “Meet and Greet” event which is held on the first Wednesday of each month at our Hamilton office, 3 – 4 pm. If you cannot make this or you have other questions, you may call Dianne, the Just Friends Coordinator, at 609-220-2802. You also need to become a NAMI Mercer member to participate in this group. Membership is $60 for a household, $40 individual, or $5 limited income.


Hearing Voices Support Group  (Adults 18+)
2nd & 4th Thursdays, 1–2 pm – In-person. We prefer in-person participants be fully vaccinated; masks required. Attendance confirmation required via phone by 10 a.m. the day of the meeting.
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Weight ≠ Worth Support Group  (For those ages 16+) *Currently on hiatus
2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7:30–8:30 pm – Online
For those who struggle with an unhealthy preoccupation with food, weight, or appearance, NAMI Mercer invites you to join this virtual peer-led support group.
Zoom Meeting ID: 959 6251 1486
Passcode: 306615
Call: 646 558 8656
Join here


Empathy Network: A Depression Support Group
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 3:30–4:30 pm – In-person
NAMI Mercer Center, 1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Road, Suite 303, Hamilton Township, NJ
Empathy Network is a support group for individuals living with depression and similar challenges. Group members will have the opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other participants, as well as learn new coping skills and strategies to foster wellbeing. Facilitator Laurie Goldman will lead the group in a supportive, safe, confidential setting.
Registration is required to become a group participant; confirmation of attendance at each individual session will be required. You are asked to phone NAMI Mercer at 609.799.8994 by 10:00 a.m. the day of each meeting to confirm attendance. If no one answers, please leave a message with your first name and state that you will be attending. A minimum of two participants is needed to hold a meeting.
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Family Support Groups  (Caregivers of adults 18+)
Offered in partnership with Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) under Oaks Integrated Care: Support group for families of adults with mental health conditions. Individual consultations with family support specialists are available by appointment. Groups are being offered hybrid, in-person, and online. In person attendees need to confirm attendance by email to We prefer in-person participants be fully vaccinated; masks required. The live link and meeting information is on the NAMI Mercer website homepage. New members join at 5 pm

IFSS Mental Illness & Addiction on the 2nd Wednesday – 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm – Hybrid 

IFSS Coping with Borderline Personality Disorder on the 4th Wednesday – 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm – Hybrid 


The Parent Support Network of Central New Jersey  (Caregivers of youth under age 24)

Offered in partnership with The Youth Mental Health Project.

3rd Mondays, 7-8:30 pm – In-person at the NAMI Mercer Center.

Registration required. The registration and information is on the PSN page of the NAMI Mercer website.


NAMI Family to Family  

8-week education course for families and friends of adults living with mental illness.
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Upcoming Course:
Every Thursday, September 14 – November 2, 2023
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
NAMI Mercer Center
1235 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Building C, Suite 303, Hamilton, NJ 08619
Register here
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NAMI Family and Friends (Stay tuned! Offered online soon!)
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Community Education Webinars
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Questions or need assistance? Email [email protected]


Click here for a complete list of NAMI NJ Statewide Programs

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