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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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 nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m. in Wayne. After…

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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 a membership renewal notice, please…

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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 you are not yet a…

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