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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Last Chance to Support Us During Our May Membership Drive

NAMI Main Line PA offers life-changing free education and support for people who have mental illness and those who support them.  In honor of Mental Health month, we invite you to join NAMI Main Line PA or renew your membership. Your renewal will add 12 months to your current membership. Together we can offer help and hope for a better future to the many…

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We Offer Virtual Support and Information

Mental Health Month Membership Drive NAMI Main Line PA offers life-changing free education and support for people who have mental illness and those who support them.  In honor of Mental Health month, we invite you to join NAMI Main Line PA or renew your membership. Your renewal will add 12 months to your current membership. Together we can offer help and hope for…

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Please Join or Renew Your Membership

Dear Friends and Supports of NAMI Main Line PA, One in five residents of the Main Line lives with a mental illness. NAMI Main Line PA offers life-changing free education and support for people who have mental illness and those who support them. The recent public health crisis has caused a substantial increase in anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges.  To…

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We Offer Info and Support

Resources for Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic *Updated We have compiled resources to help you maintain your health and well-being during this time of uncertainty as we cope with the coronavirus emergency. Sections include: Crisis Information Warm Lines, Help Lines and General Information Virtual Support Group Meetings Wellness Chats for All Montgomery County Resources and Advocacy (*New section added) Tips on Coping…

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President’s Message and May Newsletter

To provide support and education during the current public health crisis, NAMI Main Line PA has transitioned our support groups and community education programs to an online format. We are offering our Interactive Forum, Ask the Experts via Zoom so you can participate from the safety of your home. Please join us this Sunday,May 3, 2-4 p.m., when a psychiatrist, lawyer, and community mental health…

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Register now for Wellness Chats and Ask the Experts

Join Us for Twice Weekly Wellness Chats NAMI Main Line is offering Wellness Chats – a place for anyone – to come together virtually to share how you are handling your wellness and challenges. 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…

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We Provide Info about Resources to Help You Cope

Upcoming Support Groups Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Please contact Nora for more information. Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will meet remotely on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in the support group, please email Nancy as this is how she will communicate how the group will…

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We Continue to Offer Support and Information

Upcoming Support Groups Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child will meet remotely on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in the 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 will be meeting…

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Ask the Experts Offered Online May 3

Our Main Line NAMI Interactive Forum: Ask the Experts, scheduled for Sunday, May 3, from 2-4 p.m., will meet virtually using Zoom. Our panel will answer your questions about mental illness, treatments, community supports, and related topics. Our experts will include: Dr. Larry Real, Medical Director at Horizon House and Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Community Psychiatry Fellowship program Kathy Laws, Program Manager…

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