Support Groups

Free non-therapeutic, professionally facilitated support groups for both adults and teens suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar, and suicide loss:

For current information call (540) 371-2704 or call toll free (800) 684-6423.

Teen Support Group

What is Teen Support?

Teen Support is a free education and support group for teens ages 14-18 who are struggling with anxiety and depression. The group allows teens to share and process their emotions. Each session will focus on a unique topic.

What does Teen Support do?

Teen Support works as a group support system to:

  • Increase knowledge to recognize warning signs and risk factors of depression in yourself and others.
  • Improve help-seeking behaviors and skills offering or seeking appropriate help before problems become critical.
  • Provide resources and support for teens facing mental health challenges.

Each session has a unique topic:

  • Session 1: Introduction and overview of depression and anxiety.
  • Session 2: Approaches to positive thinking.
  • Session 3: Stress reduction and relaxation strategies.
  • Session 4: Skill building for rational decision making.
  • Session 5: Working toward a healthy environment.
  • Session 6: Building a strong support system.
  • Session 7: Your wellness toolbox.
  • Session 8: Family involvement in Teen Support (parents encouraged to attend).
When does Teen Support happen?

Teen Support meets every Saturday morning from 10 AM – 11:30 am for 8 weeks.
Teen Support is currently undergoing sessions, from April 29 – June 24. To be informed of the next term of sessions, please send an email to Mental Health America of Fredericksburg at mhafred@mhafred.org.

How can I sign up for Teen Support?

Please call Mental Health America of Fredericksburg at (540) 371-2704 or send an email to mhafred@mhafred.org

You may also visit our office for a personal discussion and to register:
2217 Princess Anne Street, Suite 104-1
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Mental Wellness Support Group

What is Mental Wellness Support?

Mental Wellness Support is a free, non-therapeutic support group held every Tuesday evening for those who struggle with depression, anxiety, and bipolar.

When does Mental Wellness Support happen?

Mental Wellness Support is held every Tuesday evening from 7 pm to 8:45 pm at Snowden at Fredericksburg, across from the Mary Washington Hospital.

Snowden at Fredericksburg
1200 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

How do I register for Mental Wellness Support?

For more information and to register, please call Mental Health America of Fredericksburg at “a href=”tel:5403712704”>(540) 371-2704 or send an email to mhafred@mhafred.org.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

What is Survivors of Suicide?

Mental Wellness Support is a free, non-therapeutic support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

When does Survivors of Suicide happen?

Mental Wellness Support is held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday evening from 7 pm to 8:45 pm at Snowden at Fredericksburg, across from the Mary Washington Hospital.
Survivors of Suicide is held every Tuesday evening from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at Horbor House, across from James Monroe High School (south parking lot).

Harbor House
2103 Washington Avenue
Fredericksburg 22401

How do I register for Survivors of Suicide?

For more information and to register, please call Mental Health America of Fredericksburg at “a href=”tel:5403712704”>(540) 371-2704 or send an email to mhafred@mhafred.org.

Changing minds, changing lives.

Mission

Mental Health America of Fredericksburg exists to improve people’s mental health and wellness through advocacy, education and supportive services. Mental Health America of Fredericksburg, Inc. is a non profit US 501c3 charitable organization.

Contact

Phone: (540) 371-2704
Toll free: (800) 684-6423
Email: mhafred@mhafred.org
Note: MHAF does not engage in or respond to mental health resource requests on social networks. For confidential assistance please call the Help Line at (540) 371-2704.