Managing Bipolar Disorder is not only a challenge for the sufferer, but also for anyone who cares about or cares for the individual battling the illness. This support group is ideal for all the above.

Please note: Due to Covid-19, the Bipolar group is currently meeting virtually. For information on attending virtually, please call 812-426-2640 or email us at [email protected].

When: 7pm on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month

Where: Ascension St. Vincent Evansville
3700 Washington Ave, Evansville, IN
Rehabilitation Institute, 3rd Floor – Kempf Bipolar Wellness Center Meeting Room

Survivors of Suicide

If you’ve lost someone to suicide, you know the ripple effect is powerful and lasting. Here is your opportunity to gain strength and share insights with others who have experienced this tragic loss.

Please note: Due to Covid-19, the Survivors of Suicide group is currently meeting virtually. For information on attending virtually, please call 812-426-2640 or email us at [email protected].

When: 6:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Monday of the month

Where: Methodist Temple
2109 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN
Enter off Kelsey Street

Tri-State Area Support Groups

Due to Covid-19, support groups may not be meeting in person at this time. Please check with the support group host to verify.

Held in the meeting room next to the pastoral care dept. Enter at the Women’s & Childrens’ entrance at Ascension St. Vincent Medical Center. For exact meeting times and dates, call Kaitlin Moore at 812-485-4630.

Open support group with set topics for discussion. Meetings held in Petersburg and Newburgh. For dates and times, call Fred Denton at 812-858-1032.
A comfortable, informal environment for men and women to talk about their grief journey. Open to anyone who has lost a loved one to death. Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm at Deaconess Gateway Hospital, Conference Room A. For information, call Carolyn Edwards at 812-450-7392.
A comfortable environment for men to talk about their thoughts and feelings surrounding the loss of a loved one. Meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month, 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the Deaconess Home Care Services Building (corner of Columbia & Garfield). For information, call Carolyn Edwards at 812-450-7392.
Social opportunity for bereaved who need to get out, meet new people, and have a little fun. Lunch is the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at various restaurants in the Evansville area. Call Carolyn Edwards for this month’s restaurant 812-450-7392.
Cheryl Thomas, RNP Call 812-490-2550 St. John’s Catholic Church
Bereavement group led by Timmie Lingo for divorced or widowed. Meets at Good Shepherd Church the 3rd Sunday at Noon. Lunch followed by cards and games. Use the Stockwell Road entrance. Call 812-602-1839 for more information.
  1. A special weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. Meetings are held Mondays at for 13 weeks, starting in January and August. Child care is available. For more information, contact Denny Stevenson at Crossroads Community Church 812-858-8668.
  2. Hosted by VistaCare and the Church of the Nazarene in New Harmony. Weekly meetings. Call 812-682-3288.
Bereavement support group offering real life support and encouragement. Meetings are 1st Monday of every month at Newburgh Healthcare at 2:30 pm; 1st Wednesday of every month at West River Health Campus at 2:30 pm; and 2nd Monday of every month at Heritage Center at 2:30 pm. For additional information, contact Tara Powell at Hosted by VistaCare and the Church of the Nazarene in New Harmony. Weekly meetings. Call 812-475-9712.
Group discussion and sharing regarding coping and grief for divorced. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM at Nativity Church Chapel. Contact Linda Austin at 812-550-8605.

NAMI of Evansville:

(812) 897-1694 (Larry) or

812-423-4333 (Diana) (Groups for consumers and groups for family members; periodic classes)

Youth First 812-421-8336 (“Strengthening Families”). Youth Service Bureau 812-423-5816
Monthly support group for bereaved. Meets 2nd Thursday of the Month from 6-7:00pm, 12251 U.S. 41 Suite #C. Led by Chaplain and Social Worker. Call 812-867-6834 for info.
Serving Henderson, Union, and Webster counties in Kentucky, offers a Bereavement Support Group on the 2nd Thursday of each month 5:30-7:00 pm. Held at the St. Anthony’s Office, 2410 South Green Street in Henderson. Open to the public, light meal is provided. Call 270-826-2326.
Families Anonymous 812-423-2896 (Mary Jo) or 812-550-5777 (Carla) Alateen 812-499-2040 (Tena J.) or 812-479-1799 (Diana W.)
Community grief luncheons meet various times throughout the year. Please call Theresa Wiley or Debbie Folz at 812-425-3561 for more information.