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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President’s Message – May

Please join us for our Main Line NAMI Interactive Workshop – Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, on Sunday, April 28, 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. We are having a membership drive during May, which is Mental Health Month. In honor of our affiliate’s 40th anniversary, we hope to increase…

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Local Events; How Family Members Can Communicate with Mental Health Professionals

Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, will be on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (5 W. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA, 19003). Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings in Bryn Mawr.   Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m. in Wayne. For questions or to RSVP, contact Nancy Dever at 610-574-3319…

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Local Events and Resources to Help Children and Teens

Information about resources for children and younger teens with mental health needs and their family members is available at https://namimainlinepa.org/support/services-for-children-and-teens/. For information about national, Pennsylvania and greater-Philadelphia-area resources to help transition-aged youth (ages 16-24) who are living with mental health needs, as well as their family members, please go to https://namimainlinepa.org/resources-for-transition-age-youth-with-mental-illness/.  Click here to see our comprehensive list of books…

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Local Events and State Conference

Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, will be on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (5 W. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA, 19003).  Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings in Bryn Mawr.   Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m. in Wayne. For questions or to RSVP, contact Nancy Dever at 610-574-3319…

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Local Events, Support Groups, and Lobby Day

Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, will be on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (5 W. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA, 19003).  Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings in Bryn Mawr.   Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m. in Wayne.  Local Events BUILD T/E is hosting “Parenting Kids…

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Save the Date for our Spring Workshop

Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, will be on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (5 W. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA, 19003). This workshop will help you improve your ability to communicate effectively with a loved one who may be deeply depressed, highly anxious, psychotic, and/or dealing…

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President’s Message – March

It’s not too late to sign up for Family-to-Family (F2F), a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. Family-to-Family at the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood will begin on Tuesday, March 5 and will meet once a week for 12 weeks from 7-9:30 p.m. For questions or to register, please contact…

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Sign up for Family-to-Family!

Our spring Family-to-Family Education Course will begin on Tuesday, March 5, and will meet one night per week for 12 weeks at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood. 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 is offered as a community service without charge….

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Membership Meeting & Ask the Experts on Sunday

Members of our affiliate who participate in our Sunday, February 10 business meeting will be entered in our raffle for a chance to win one $100 or one of two $50 Amazon gift certificates. To be entered into the raffle members can participate by assigning a proxy or participating in person or by phone. To participate in the business meeting, please…

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Membership Meeting & Ask the Experts on Feb. 10

Members of our affiliate who participate in our February 10 (snow date, February 24) business meeting will be entered in ourraffle for a chance to win one $100 or one of two $50 Amazon gift certificates.To be entered into the raffle members can participate by assigning a proxy or participating in person or by phone.  If you have not already let us know how you…

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Amazon gift card opportunity for Members Who Help Our Affiliate!

Members of our affiliate who participate in our February 10 (snow date, February 24) business meeting will be entered in our raffle for a chance to win one $100 or one of two $50 Amazon gift certificates. To be entered into the raffle members can participate by assigning a proxy or participating in person or by phone. These raffle prizes have…

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