Join us for our fall events!

Coping With Mental Illness for Family Members on Tuesday, October 15, from 7-8 p.m. at Haverford High School, Room 202 (200 Mill Road in Havertown, 19083). Please join us as our affiliate president, Ingrid Waldron, describes our free services for individuals with mental illness and their family members. This event is free, but registration is required through the Haverford Adult…

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Support Groups Meeting This Week

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on October 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Bryn Mawr. Please contact Diane at 610-247-4545 for more information. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets on Tuesdays. This is a free, weekly, peer support group for adults living with mental illness. For more information, please contact Danielle Sulpizio at (484) 880-0660 or Ed Kane at (484) 744-0860. Our Parent Peer Support Group meets…

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NAMI Main Line Fall Events

Our 5th annual awareness and fundraising walk, Main Line NAMI on the Move – Stepping Up for Mental Health, will be on Saturday, October 19, in Ardmore. For more info and to register, please visit our walk website: https://namimainlinepa.dojiggy.com/. Coping With Mental Illness for Family Members on Tuesday, October 15, from 7-8 p.m. at Haverford High School, Room 202 (200 Mill Road in…

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Information about Outpatient Services

For information on outpatient services in the greater Philadelphia area, you can call the warm lines listed at https://namimainlinepa.org/services-in-sepa-2/intro-to-services/#-2.-Help-Lines-and-Warm-Lines- or review the information supplied in the resource guides at https://namimainlinepa.org/services-in-sepa-2/intro-to-services/#.-Online-Guides-to-Resources. For personalized recommendations, including a recommendation for low-cost therapy for couples and for families with adult children, contact us at 267-251-6240 or coordinator@NAMIMainLinePA.org. Family-to-Family Course Family-to-Family (F2F) is a course…

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month which helps promote resources and awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm. Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people and is…

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President’s Message – Sept. 2019

Family-to-Family (F2F) is a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. F2F at the Lankenau Medical Center will begin Wednesday, September 18, and will meet once a week for 12 consecutive weeks from 7-9:30 p.m. For questions or to register, please contact Judy Green at 610-668-7917 or F2FMainLine@aol.com. Registration is required. Please…

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Register Now for Family-to-Family!

Family-to-Family (F2F) is a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. F2F at the Lankenau Medical Center will begin Wednesday, September 18 and will meet once a week for 12 consecutive weeks from 7-9:30 p.m. For questions or to register, please contact Judy Green at 610-668-7917 or F2FMainLine@aol.com. F2FMainLine@aol.com. Registration is required. More…

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Register Now for Family-to-Family!

Family-to-Family (F2F) is a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. F2F at the Lankenau Medical Center will begin Wednesday, September 18 and will meet once a week for 12 consecutive weeks from 7-9:30 p.m. For questions or to register, please contact Judy Green at 610-668-7917 or F2FMainLine@aol.com. F2FMainLine@aol.com. Registration is required. More…

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Register now for Main Line NAMI on the Move

Our 5th annual awareness and fundraising walk, Main Line NAMI on the Move – Stepping Up for Mental Health, will be on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Ardmore. For more information and to register, please visit our walk website at https://namimainlinepa.dojiggy.com/. Tips to Ease Back to School Anxiety Heading back to school after the summer break can be a stressful time for children and…

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Summer Party this Sunday – Sign up today!

Please join us for our annual party and potluck this Sunday, August 4, from 4-6 p.m. (at a Merion location – address provided upon registration). You will have the chance to meet others who may share similar experiences, as well as Board members of our affiliate. If you are unable to bring anything to share, that is okay, but we ask…

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Summer Party on August 4

Please join us for our annual party and potluck on Sunday, August 4, from 4-6 p.m. (at a Merion location – address provided upon registration), where you can meet others who may share similar experiences as well as Board members and officers of our affiliate. If you are unable to bring anything to share, that is okay, but we ask that…

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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 who inspires hope in family/caregivers. …

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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 list. Join us for the…

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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 desserts. If you are unable…

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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 they do? How do psychiatrists…

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