Join Us for Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 4-10

We encourage you to join us for our Mental Illness Awareness Week events, October 4-10. If you are able, please make a donation to support the free programs that our affiliate provides to individuals with mental illness and their families. Upcoming Virtual Support Groups 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…

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Join Our Online Educational Presentation 9/19 at 10 a.m.

Please join us for a free 2-hour educational presentation tomorrow, September 19, 10 a.m. – noon. NAMI speakers will present: What it has been like to live with mental illness by Ed Kane What is mental illness? by Dr. Ellen Berman How to Support Someone with Mental Illness by Nancy Dever Resources Available to Help Care for People with Mental Illness by Ingrid Waldron The speakers will…

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Support Groups Meeting Next Week and Website Updates

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets on Monday, September 14, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. For more information, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@aol.com.  The Havertown Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. via Zoom.  For more information, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org. 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…

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Support Groups, Virtual Events, and National Suicide Prevention Month

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets on Monday, September 14, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. For more information, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@aol.com.   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 as this is how she will communicate how the group will connect…

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President’s Message – September

We will celebrate National Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 4-10, with a series of virtual events. Our week will kick off with “How Illness Changes Families and How Family Members Can Support Each Other” an interactive virtual event on Sunday, October 4, 2-4 p.m. We will cap off the week with “Hope and Gratitude in these Challenging Times” on Saturday, October 10, 10-11 a.m. in honor…

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Support Groups, Webinars This Week, and Two Opportunities for People with Mental Illness

Upcoming Virtual Support Groups 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 as this is how she will communicate how the group will connect each week. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness on Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons is meeting…

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Support Groups and Webinars This Week

The Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet via Zoom this Tuesday, August 17, at 7 p.m. This is a free, confidential and safe group of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. For more information, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org. 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…

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Join Us for a Virtual Support Group Next Week

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 as this is how she will communicate how the group will connect each week. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness on Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons is meeting remotely. Please contact Danielle…

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NAMI Peer-to-Peer Offered Online

NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania will offer NAMI Peer-to-Peer online on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. from July 30 – August 24. NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, eight-session educational program for adults (18+) with mental health conditions who are looking to learn more about themselves and define their own wellness and recovery. Led by trained individuals with lived experience, this program includes activities, discussions and group…

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Join NAMI’s Virtual Convention Next Week

NAMI National has scheduled their first-ever free virtual convention, NAMICon 2020, taking place July 13-14. The National Convention will provide essential resources and expert forums on early intervention, the latest research, criminal justice reform and mental health care. This is a unique opportunity for those who have not attended previous NAMI conventions to join our signature event free of charge! Click here to visit the convention…

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Support Groups Meeting Next Week

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday, July 6, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. For more information, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@aol.com.   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 as this is how she will communicate how the group…

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President’s Message – July

During the current public health crisis, NAMI Main Line PA has transitioned our support groups to an online format.  We also continue to provide helpful information electronically, through our Weekly Updates, Facebook posts, tweets, and website. We regularly send out new information and update the information on our website. For example, We have recently added a new page, Recent Insights Concerning the Diagnosis of Mental Illness. For more…

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Wellness Chats – New Developments

Beginning next week, we will be offering one weekly Wellness Chat  – a place FOR ANYONE – to come together virtually to share how you are handling your wellness and challenges. Wellness chats will be held on Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. as long as social distancing is required in the greater Philadelphia area. To improve security, we have changed the Zoom link; to get the new Zoom link,…

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Multiple New Resources This Week

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist IncidentsAnd Mental Health Resources For African AmericansCross-posted from NAMI National (5/29/20) The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and…

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Join A Weekly Virtual Wellness Chat or Support Group

Wellness chats will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m., as long as social distancing is required in the greater Philadelphia area. To improve security, we have changed the Zoom link; to get the new Zoom link, please register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdeuvrj0sE9OGjCW6-Yc1bmhBVVshBjjy. We will keep your registration strictly confidential. Upcoming Virtual Support Groups Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young…

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