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Last Chance to Support Us During Our May Membership Drive

NAMI Main Line PA offers life-changing free education and support for people who have mental illness and those who support them.  In honor of Mental Health month, we invite you to join NAMI Main Line PA or renew your membership. Your renewal will add 12 months to your current membership. Together we can offer help and hope for […]

We Offer Virtual Support and Information

Mental Health Month Membership Drive NAMI Main Line PA offers life-changing free education and support for people who have mental illness and those who support them.  In honor of Mental Health month, we invite you to join NAMI Main Line PA or renew your membership. Your renewal will add 12 months to your current membership. Together we can […]

Please Join or Renew Your Membership

Dear Friends and Supports of NAMI Main Line PA, One in five residents of the Main Line lives with a mental illness. NAMI Main Line PA offers life-changing free education and support for people who have mental illness and those who support them. The recent public health crisis has caused a substantial increase in anxiety, depression, and […]

We Offer Info and Support

Resources for Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic *Updated We have compiled resources to help you maintain your health and well-being during this time of uncertainty as we cope with the coronavirus emergency. Sections include: Crisis Information Warm Lines, Help Lines and General Information Virtual Support Group Meetings Wellness Chats for All Montgomery County Resources and Advocacy (*New […]

President’s Message and May Newsletter

To provide support and education during the current public health crisis, NAMI Main Line PA has transitioned our support groups and community education programs to an online format. We are offering our Interactive Forum, Ask the Experts via Zoom so you can participate from the safety of your home. Please join us this Sunday,May 3, 2-4 p.m., when a psychiatrist, […]

Register now for Wellness Chats and Ask the Experts

Join Us for Twice Weekly Wellness Chats NAMI Main Line is offering Wellness Chats – a place for anyone – to come together virtually to share how you are handling your wellness and challenges. Wellness chats will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m., as long as social distancing is required in the greater Philadelphia area. To improve security, […]

We Provide Info about Resources to Help You Cope

Upcoming Support Groups Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Please contact Nora for more information. Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will meet remotely on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in the support group, please email Nancy as this is how she will […]

We Continue to Offer Support and Information

Upcoming Support Groups Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will meet remotely on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in the support group, please email Nancy as this is how she will communicate how the group will connect each week. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness […]

Ask the Experts Offered Online May 3

Our Main Line NAMI Interactive Forum: Ask the Experts, scheduled for Sunday, May 3, from 2-4 p.m., will meet virtually using Zoom. Our panel will answer your questions about mental illness, treatments, community supports, and related topics. Our experts will include: Dr. Larry Real, Medical Director at Horizon House and Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Community Psychiatry Fellowship […]

Support Groups, Wellness Chats, and Resources for Coping

Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will meet remotely on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in the support group and are not currently on Nancy’s weekly email list, please email Nancy as this is how she will communicate how the group will connect each week. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support […]

NAMI Main Line Groups and Tips for Staying Positive

Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will not be able to meet at Wayne Presbyterian Church during the COVID-19 emergency. We are planning alternative methods of meeting (telephone and video). If you are interested in the support group and are not currently on Nancy Dever’s weekly email list, […]

Updates to Our Programming Due to COVID-19

Important Support Group Updates Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will not be able to meet at Wayne Presbyterian Church for at least two weeks beginning on 3/18. We are actively considering alternative methods of meeting. If you are interested in the support group and not on Nancy […]

Save the Date for Our March 22 Workshop

Our Main Line NAMI Workshop: Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting will be on Sunday, March 22 from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church.  For more information, please contact us at info@NAMIMainLinePA.org or 267-251-6240. Registration is not required. Our Main Line NAMI Interactive Forum: Ask the Experts will be on Sunday, May 3, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. For more information, please contact us at 267-251-6240 […]

President’s Message – March

We invite you to register for our 8-week Family-to-Family at the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, beginning March 11. We hope you will join us for our spring programs: Interactive Workshop, Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting, on Sunday, March 22, 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church Interactive Forum, Ask the Experts on Sunday, May 3, 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. We are grateful […]

Join us to learn more about Borderline Personality Disorder

The Post-F2F Bala Cynwyd Library Group has organized an event for Family-to-Family Alums and Interested Others. Learn more about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), presented by Talya Lewis, will be next Thursday, February 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the at the Bala Cynwyd Library (131 Old Lancaster Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004). Talya is considered an expert on BPD and conducts […]