During this holiday season we extend our best wishes to each of you and give thanks for all of our supporters, including especially our volunteers and donors.


Ingrid Waldron, President, and Kristine Songster, Affiliate Coordinator

Upcoming NAMI Main Line Support Groups

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness on meets on Tuesday evenings. This group will have in-person meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and Zoom Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month. Please contact Danielle Sulpizio at 484-880-0660 or Ed Kane at (484) 744-0860 for more information.

Our Post-F2F Wellness Chat with Judy Green, Family-to-Family (F2F) facilitator, and Nancy Helfman and Mo Gillen, former F2F participants, will be on Wednesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Please contact Judy at F2FMainLine@aol.com for the meeting information.

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. This group will not meet on November 22.

Other Upcoming Events

Temple University Collaborative is hosting a webinar entitled, “Connecting with Family over the Holidays,” on Thursday, November 16, from 2-3 p.m. on Zoom. This webinar will focus on strategies for connecting intentionally with family over the holidays. The presenters will talk about strategies for working through common barriers, as well as identifying family strengths. There will also be time for open discussion and brainstorming. For more information and to register, click here.

Tikvah’s Dessert and Dialogue with Edie Mannion, will be on Sunday, November 19, at 2 p.m. at Temple University Bright Hall (580 Meetinghouse Road in Ambler, PA 19002). In this presentation, Edie Mannion will discuss “Family Recovery: Tips & Resources for Healing Family Relationships Affected by Mental Health Disorders”. Edie Mannion is is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice with her team at the DBT Center of Greater Philadelphia. Please RSVP for this free event by calling Tikvah at 215-832-0671 or emailing office@tikvahajmi.org.

NAMI Philadelphia is hosting an online event, “Navigating a Mental Health Crisis”, on Tuesday, November 28, at 6 p.m. Presenters will discuss strategies for navigating a mental health crisis. Whether you’re personally going through a difficult time or want to support someone who is, this event is for you. Expert speakers will share valuable insights, practical tips, and resources to help you cope and find the support you need. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a better understanding of mental health challenges and learn how to navigate them effectively. Together, we can create a supportive community and break the stigma surrounding mental health. Register now and be part of this important conversation! Click here for more information and to register.

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