Helping People with Mental Illness and Their Families

Helping People with Mental Illness and Their Families2024-06-14T08:51:26-04:00

Welcome Delco & Main Line Families!

NAMI Main Line PA, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, provides information and support to people with mental illness, their families and friends. All of our services are free-of-charge.

Summer Family-to-Family Course begins on July 9

Family-to-Family (F2F), a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being, will be offered virtually on Tuesday evenings from 6-8:30 p.m. from July 9 - August 27. The course is taught by trained volunteer family members who know what it’s like to have a loved one with a serious mental illness. F2F is offered as a community service without charge. Registration is Required. For more information about the course and to register, please [...]

Volunteer Spotlight

Edie Mannion, LMFT

Edie Mannion is a licensed marriage and family therapist whose work is inspired by her lived family experience with mental health and substance use disorders. In her private practice she offers individual, couples and family therapy for mental health, substance use and trauma related challenges and personality disorders, with certification in schema therapy, intensive training in dialectical behavior therapy, LEAP, and a deep respect for the recovery and trauma-informed models. She was the co-founder and director of the Training and Education Center at the Mental Health Association of Southeastern PA (now Mental Health Partnerships) from 1985-2021, where she developed services including family consultation, educational family support groups, family education courses, training for service providers and systems improvement advocacy.  She has authored/co-authored journal articles and book chapters related to this work.  She has been a long-time member and frequent workshop/webinar presenter for NAMI Main Line, and joined the board in November 2021.  She is the co-chair of our advocacy committee.

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