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Save the date for How Problem-Solving Skills Really Can Solve Problems

NAMI Main Line Workshop: How Problem-Solving Skills Really Can Solve Problems will be on Sunday, April 25, from 2-4 p.m. This workshop will offer guidance in problem-solving skills that can be particularly important for families that include a loved one with mental illness. It will also provide opportunities to practice these skills. Our workshop leader, Edie Mannion, LMFT (Licensed Marriage […]

Resources to Help Families Cope with Mental Illness on 2/4

Resources to Help Families Cope with Mental IllnessNAMI Main Line PA will present a brief course about our services and other resources to help individuals living with mental illness and their families and friends though Haverford Township Adult School on Thursday, February 4, from 7-8 p.m. We will discuss support and education programs and information about […]

Forum: Obtaining, Navigating and Maintaining Benefits on Sunday

Main Line NAMI Virtual Forum: Obtaining, Navigating and Maintaining BenefitsAre you trying to help a loved one with a disability create a roadmap to the future? Join us for this presentation with Q & A by Michele Leahy, MS, CPWIC on Zoom on Sunday, January 24, from 2-4 p.m. Michele is the founder and CEO of […]

Our Events and Upcoming Youth Mental Health Conference

Main Line NAMI Virtual Forum: Obtaining, Navigating and Maintaining Benefits Are you trying to help a loved one with a disability create a roadmap to the future? Join us for this presentation with Q & A by Michele Leahy, MS, CPWIC on Zoom on Sunday, January 24, from 2-4 p.m. Michele is the founder and CEO […]

Winter Events Schedule

Main Line NAMI Virtual Forum: Obtaining, Navigating and Maintaining BenefitsAre you trying to help a loved one with a disability create a roadmap to the future? Join us for this presentation with Q & A by Michele Leahy, MS, CPWIC on Zoom on Sunday, January 24, from 2-4 p.m. Michele is the founder and CEO of […]

President’s Message – January 2021

As we begin the new year, we hope you will join us for two virtual events: Obtaining, Navigating and Maintaining Benefits, presented by Michele Leahy, on Sunday, January 24, 2-4 p.m. See the Newsletter for additional information and register to receive the Zoom link. Resources to Help Families Cope with Mental Illness, presented by Ingrid Waldron and Kristine Songster, Thursday, February 4, […]

Happy Holidays from NAMI Main Line

We at NAMI Main Line PA send you best wishes for the holidays and the New Year. We are grateful to those of you who have made our work possible by donating your time and/or money. We look forward to continuing to serve individuals with mental illness and their families in 2021. NAMI Main Line […]

We are Grateful for Your Support

They say that gratitude is the key to happiness.  Consider expressing gratitude for any of the following with a gift to NAMI Main Line PA: In honor of yourself for making it through these times with all the grace you can muster To thank a volunteer who guided you gently though a support group To celebrate your […]

Virtual Support Groups Meeting Next Week

Judy Green, Family-to-Family (F2F) facilitator, and Nancy Helfman, former F2F participant, invite F2F “graduates” of the program to join their Wellness Chat for Family-to-Family Graduates on Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 29, at 7 p.m. Please contact Judy at F2FMainLine@aol.com for the meeting information.  Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, December 15, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. For more information, please contact […]

NAMI Main Line Support Groups meeting next week

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday, December 7, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. If you have a family member or loved one with mental illness and are interested in this support group, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@gmail.com for more information. Judy Green, Family-to-Family (F2F) facilitator, and Nancy Helfman, former F2F participant, invite F2F “graduates” of the […]

Share Your Gratitude this Holiday Season

They say that gratitude is the key to happiness.  Consider expressing gratitude for any of the following with a gift to NAMI Main Line PA: In honor of yourself for making it through these times with all the grace you can muster To thank a volunteer who guided you gently though a support group To celebrate your […]

Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting is Sunday, 11/15

Our Main Line NAMI Virtual Interactive Workshop: Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting is this Sunday, November 15, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. This workshop will address a common difficulty when you have a loved one with mental illness – when to emphasize kindness and when to emphasize limit setting and how best to combine these approaches to […]

Register Now for Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting

Main Line NAMI Virtual Interactive Workshop: Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting will be on Zoom on Sunday, November 15, from 2-4 p.m. This workshop will address a common difficulty when you have a loved one with mental illness – when to emphasize kindness and when to emphasize limit setting and how best to combine these approaches to help […]

President’s Message – November 2020

We hope you will join us for a virtual interactive workshop, Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting, Sunday, November 15, 2-4 p.m. This workshop will include opportunities to work in small groups to develop your ability to use both compassionate kindness and limit setting. The workshop will be co-facilitated by Sarah Freudberg (Family-to-Family facilitator) and Ingrid Waldron […]

Hope and Gratitude in Challenging Times Now Online

Craig DeLarge, founder/curator at The Digital Mental Health Project, led a guided discussion on hope and gratitude for our affiliate on October 10. If you missed this very helpful event or would like to share it with others who were unable to attend, the PowerPoint slides and audio are now available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BX4K7fs4XPk&feature=youtu.be.  NAMI Main Line […]