Serves as an advocacy and support system to members, families and friends of chronically mentally ill adults in Oshkosh and the surrounding area. Maintains a drop-in called Hope & Care Center.
NAMI C.A.R.E. (Consumer Advocating Recover through, Empowerment) is a peer-based, mutual support group program for individuals facing the challenges of recovering from any serious mental illness. Led by consumers, for consumers, NAMI C.A.R.E. employs guidelines and principles of support designed to empower its members. NAMI C.A.R.E. is not illness-specific, and welcomes persons with all psychiatric diagnoses. It uses a support group model that focuses on allowing all participants to share their experiences and learn from each other in a safe and confidential environment.
Waushara County NAMI C.A.R.E. Support Group is held at the Capsell Center, 205 E. Main Street, Wautoma,on the first Thursday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m.