Author Archive for Kristine Songster

Family Peer Support Specialist Training in August

Pennsylvania will offer the Family Peer Support Specialist training for primary caregivers who are interested in becoming a Family Peer Support Specialist (FPSS). A Family Peer Support Specialist is a person who is or has been the primary caregiver of an individual which includes children, youth or young adults experiencing emotional, behavioral or co-occurring challenges […]

Walk with us in October!

This year’s walk will be a family-friendly community event featuring a short inspirational program, a Mental Health Resources Fair, and refreshments and entertainment. We hope you will help us make the walk a success.  Here’s how you can be involved: Spread the word! Post the flyer, like us on Facebook and/or sign up for our email […]

July President’s Message

Please save the date for our Annual Summer Party on Sunday, August 4, 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. This get together will give you a chance to meet others who may share similar experiences, as well as Board members and officers of our affiliate. The food will be “potluck”, e.g. salads, cheese, rolls, and […]

Webinars on Antidepressants and Psychiatric Advance Directives

Join NAMI National for their ask the expert webinar, Antidepressants: How Do They Work? on Wednesday, June 26, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. You will hear from mood disorder expert Dr. Andrew Nierenberg as he reviews antidepressants used in both short- and long-term treatment plans. This webinar will address the following questions: Do antidepressants work? What do […]

Summer Schedules for Our Support Groups

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings in Bryn Mawr. This group will take a break for the summer after the meeting on July 9. Meetings will resume on September 10.  For more information on the location and time of our meetings, please contact Danielle Sulpizio at (484) 880-0660. Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday […]

It’s not too late to participate in our successful May membership drive!

We have increased our active membership by more than 30% so far this month! Please help us keep up the momentum. Thank you to all of you who have joined or renewed your membership already. If you are not yet a member, we hope you will join our affiliate. If you are already a member and receive […]

May Membership Drive

In 1979, a pioneering group of Main Line family members incorporated the organization that over the years has evolved into NAMI Main Line PA. We are having a membership drive this month, which is Mental Health Month. In honor of our affiliate’s 40th anniversary, we aim to increase our membership by at least one-quarter. If […]