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Upcoming Support Group Meetings and Events

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. The next meeting will be on Monday, July 11 due to the 4th of July holiday. If you have a family member or loved one with mental illness and are interested in this support group, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@gmail.com for more information. We will be starting a New NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group that will tentatively meet every other Monday from 4-6 p.m. This group will tentatively begin on Monday, July 25. Please email us for more information about this new group. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness on Tuesday evenings is meeting [...]

2022-07-08T07:28:57-04:00July 8, 2022|News|

NAMI Main Line President’s Message and Newsletter – July

Thank you to everyone who joined or renewed your membership during Mental Health Awareness Month. Please save the date for our NAMIWalks Your Way on October 16 at Wilson Farm Park (www.namiwalks.org/mainlinepa). We encourage you to register today or volunteer by contacting nami.main.line.pa@gmail.com. Let's open doors for everyone from every walk of life to have access to the mental health resources and community they deserve. Please see our Newsletter for more information about our support groups, as well as multiple resources for Minority Mental Health Awareness and relevant therapist directories. Ingrid Waldron, President NAMI Main Line PA

2022-07-01T07:34:35-04:00July 1, 2022|News|

NAMI Keystone PA’s 2022 Child, Adolescent, and Transitional Age Youth Mental Health Conference – June 28

Registration is open for NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania's 2022 Child, Adolescent, and Transition Age Youth Mental Health Conference, Youth in Crisis: A Call for Action.  The virtual conference on June 28, 2022, will cover the most urgent challenges facing our youth and provide an action plan that will help transform caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, legislators, and community leaders into mental health changemakers. Continuing Education Credits and Act 48 Credits are available. Click here for additional information and registration. NAMI Main Line Support Groups Our Wellness Chat for Family-to-Family Graduates meets once a month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be on Monday, June 27. Please contact Judy [...]

2022-06-24T07:54:42-04:00June 24, 2022|News|

Join us for our NAMIWalks Main Line PA 2022 Kickoff on June 23!

Help us launch a new season of NAMIWalks Your Way at our Kickoff Event on Thursday, June 23, from 7-8 p.m. in person at the Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center (9000 Parkview Dr, Haverford, PA 19041). Learn how to participate, hear from our guest speakers, reconnect with NAMI friends, and win some NAMI swag! Please RSVP by June 21 to Kristine at nami.main.line.pa@gmail.com.   NAMI Main Line Support Groups Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. If you have a family member or loved one with mental illness and are interested in this support group, please contact [...]

2022-06-10T08:03:27-04:00June 10, 2022|News|

Last Chance to Celebrate Mental Health Month by Joining or Renewing Your Membership

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/. Join or Renew Today! Save the Date for our [...]

2022-05-27T07:49:31-04:00May 27, 2022|News|

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|
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