Join or Renew Your Membership this May

 Join NAMI at all three levels - national, state and local - with one payment! Choose the membership level that works for you: $60 per year for a Household membership for all household members living at the same address $40 per year for a Regular individual membership for one person $5 per year for an Open Door membership for an individual member with limited financial resources Strengthen the NAMI voice in advocacy with state and national legislatures Support our local NAMI programs. Learn more about our Family-to-Family classes, Support Groups, Workshops, Educational Outreach and Advocacy at https://namimainlinepa.org/. Here is what some participants in our programs [...]

2022-05-20T07:48:11-04:00May 20, 2022|News|

Register to learn about helping teens and young adults with mental health challenges on May 15

Please join us for Main Line NAMI Forum: Helping Adolescents and Young Adults who are Experiencing Mental Health Challenges on Sunday, May 15, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Dr. Tingfang Chen will suggest resources and strategies to address problems such as anxiety, depression and suicidality that have become more common during the pandemic. Dr. Christian Kohler will describe early intervention for first episode psychosis and strategies for coping with a mental health crisis. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to ask questions. Dr. Chen is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Medical Director of the Behavioral Health Integrated Program in [...]

2022-04-22T08:04:24-04:00April 14, 2022|News|

Save the Date for NAMIWalks Main Line PA 2022

We invite you to Save the Date for our NAMIWalks Main Line PA event on the morning of Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Wilson Farm Park. We hope you will join us and invite you to register at www.namiwalks.org/mainlinepa. Please help us spread the word! New Online Resource We just posted Edie Mannion's informative slides entitled "Recovering from Mental Illness in Yourself or a Loved One – Community Supports and Resources" on our website. Click here to view the slides and presenter notes. NAMI Main Line Upcoming Virtual Event Please join us for Main Line NAMI Forum: Helping Adolescents and Young Adults who are Experiencing Mental Health Challenges on Sunday, May 15, from 2-4 [...]

2022-04-08T07:00:17-04:00April 8, 2022|News|

Join us this Sunday for your chance to hear our three experts present and to ask them questions

Please join us this Sunday, April 3, for Medications, Other Treatments, and Community Resources to Help Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and their Families – Ask the Experts. We will open the meeting early to admit participants so that we can begin promptly at 2 p.m. Register for this free event in advance at https://tinyurl.com/MedsResources. Please join us for Main Line NAMI Forum: Helping Adolescents and Young Adults who are Experiencing Mental Health Challenges on Sunday, May 15, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Dr. Tingfang Chen will suggest resources and strategies to address problems such as anxiety, depression and suicidality that have become more common during the pandemic. [...]

2022-03-31T15:56:28-04:00March 31, 2022|News|

Register for Ask the Experts + Q&A

Please join us next Sunday, April 3, for Medications, Other Treatments, and Community Resources to Help Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and their Families – Ask the Experts. We will open the meeting early to admit participants so that we can begin promptly at 2 p.m. Register for this free event in advance at https://tinyurl.com/MedsResources. Please join us for Main Line NAMI Forum: Helping Adolescents and Young Adults who are Experiencing Mental Health Challenges on Sunday, May 15, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Dr. Tingfang Chen will suggest resources and strategies to address problems such as anxiety, depression and suicidality that have become more common during the pandemic. [...]

2022-03-24T13:53:45-04:00March 24, 2022|News|

Register for our spring programs today!

Please join us for Medications, Other Treatments, and Community Resources to Help Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and their Families – Ask the Experts on Sunday, April 3, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our Ask the Experts panel will provide brief presentations and answer your questions about medications, treatments, community supports, and related topics. Our experts will include Dr. Albert H. Yu, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Edie Mannion, LMFT, from the DBT Center of Greater Philadelphia, and lawyer and advocate, Michael Harper, Esq. We will open the meeting early to admit participants so that we can [...]

2022-03-17T20:41:25-04:00March 17, 2022|News|

Check out our spring programs, support groups and other local events

NAMI Main Line Virtual Programs Please join us for Medications, Other Treatments, and Community Resources to Help Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and their Families – Ask the Experts on Sunday, April 3, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our Ask the Experts panel will provide brief presentations and answer your questions about medications, treatments, community supports, and related topics. Our experts will include Dr. Albert H. Yu, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Edie Mannion, LMFT, from the DBT Center of Greater Philadelphia, and lawyer and advocate, Michael Harper, Esq. We will open the meeting early to admit [...]

2022-03-10T10:22:43-05:00March 11, 2022|News|

Register for our Spring Programs Today!

Please join us for Medications, Other Treatments, and Community Resources to Help Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and their Families – Ask the Experts on Sunday, April 3, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our Ask the Experts panel will provide brief presentations and answer your questions about medications, treatments, community supports, and related topics. Our experts will include Dr. Albert H. Yu, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Edie Mannion, LMFT, from the DBT Center of Greater Philadelphia, and lawyer and advocate, Michael Harper, Esq. We will open the meeting early to admit participants so that we can [...]

2022-03-07T11:35:31-05:00March 5, 2022|News|

President’s Message – March

We hope you will join us for two online programs: “Medications, Other Treatments, and Community Resources to Help Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and their Families – Ask the Experts” with Albert H. Yu, MD, Edie Mannion, LMFT, Michael Harper, Esq. on April 3, 2-4 p.m. “Helping Adolescents and Young Adults who are Experiencing Mental Health Challenges”, with Dr. Tina Chen and Dr. Christian Kohler on Sunday, May 15, 2-4 p.m. We are proud to announce that two of our Board members appear in NAMI videos. Lisa Parker presents “Living with BPD: After Years of Misdiagnosis”. Sabrina Quinn is included in “Caregiver [...]

2022-02-25T07:23:09-05:00February 25, 2022|News|

Upcoming support groups and other virtual events

Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child meets weekly on Wednesday evenings via Zoom. If you are interested in joining this support group, please email Nancy. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness on Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons is meeting remotely. Please contact Danielle Sulpizio at (484) 880-0660 or Ed Kane at (484) 744-0860 for more information. Our Havertown NAMI Family Member Support Group meets on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 7 p.m. on Zoom. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 1. For more information, please contact Nora. Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets the first [...]

2022-02-22T09:30:27-05:00February 22, 2022|News|

There’s still time to register for our daytime Family-to-Family course that begins on 2/17

Our NAMI Family-to-Family (F2F) Education Program will begin next Thursday, February 17, and will meet once a week for 8 weeks from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Zoom. 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. 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. Click here for more information. For questions and to register, please contact Judy Green at F2FMainLine@aol.com. NAMI Main Line Upcoming Virtual [...]

2022-02-11T07:58:17-05:00February 11, 2022|News|

There’s still time to register for our workshop on 2/6 and our daytime Family-to-Family beginning on 2/17

Please join us for Main Line NAMI Workshop: The Effects of Mental Illness on All Family Members on Sunday, February 6, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our panel will describe their experiences as family members of someone who has a mental illness, including a spouse, a sibling, a parent, and a daughter. Dr. Ellen Berman will also describe the effects of mental illness on the extended family. Panelists will describe what helped them to cope in their family situation. Small group discussions will provide the opportunity to discuss your own situation and think about what could help you to cope better. We will open the [...]

2022-01-28T07:56:34-05:00January 28, 2022|News|

Register today for our 2/6 workshop and our daytime Family-to-Family beginning on 2/17

Please join us for Main Line NAMI Workshop: The Effects of Mental Illness on All Family Members on Sunday, February 6, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our panel will describe their experiences as family members of someone who has a mental illness, including a spouse, a sibling, a parent, and a daughter. Dr. Ellen Berman will also describe the effects of mental illness on the extended family. Panelists will describe what helped them to cope in their family situation. Small group discussions will provide the opportunity to discuss your own situation and think about what could help you to cope better. We will open the [...]

2022-01-27T13:44:08-05:00January 21, 2022|News|

Registration Open for The Effects of Mental Illness on All Family Members and Family-to-Family

Please join us for Main Line NAMI Workshop: The Effects of Mental Illness on All Family Members on Sunday, February 6, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our panel will describe their experiences as family members of someone who has a mental illness, including a spouse, a sibling, and a daughter. Dr. Ellen Berman will also describe the effects of mental illness on the extended family. Panelists will describe what helped them to cope in their family situation. Small group discussions will provide the opportunity to discuss your own situation and think about what could help you to cope better. We will open the meeting early [...]

2022-01-07T07:41:06-05:00January 7, 2022|News|

President’s Message – January 2022

We hope you will join us for a panel discussion of The Effects of Mental Illness on All Family Members on Sunday, February 6, 2-4 p.m. Click here to register for this online forum. We are also cosponsoring an online NAMI Family-to-Family education program, beginning on Tuesday, January 25. (For additional information, see our Newsletter.) We invite you to explore our recently updated website (https://namimainlinepa.org/). We hope you will find the new design and information helpful. We are grateful to our many volunteers and donors whose generosity has made our work possible. Today is the last day of our end-of-year fundraising drive. If you would like to volunteer with our affiliate, please complete [...]

2021-12-30T22:36:45-05:00December 30, 2021|News|
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