Learn more about Learn more about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) on 2/4

Our Post-F2F Bala Cynwyd Library Group is offering a special invitation to Family-to-Family (F2F) Alums and Interested Others to Learn more about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) this Tuesday, February 4, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Penn Wynne Library (130 Overbrook Parkway, Wynnewood, PA 19096). Please contact Judy Green at F2FMainLine@aol.com with any questions.

The Post-F2F Bala Cynwyd Library Group has organized a second event for Family-to-Family Alums and Interested Others. Learn more about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) will be on Thursday, February 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the at the Bala Cynwyd Library (131 Old Lancaster Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004). Please contact Judy Green at F2FMainLine@aol.com with any questions.

Our Main Line NAMI Workshop: Balancing Compassionate Kindness with Limit Setting will be on Sunday, March 22 from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church.  For more information, please contact us at info@NAMIMainLinePA.org or 267-251-6240.

Our Main Line NAMI Interactive Forum: Ask the Experts will be on Sunday, May 3, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. For more information, please contact us at info@NAMIpaMainLine.org or 267-251-6240.

Register for Family-to-Family Today!

Family-to-Family (F2F) at the LANKENAU Medical Center in Wynnewood will begin in early March. F2F is a free 8-week course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. Registration is Required. Please contact Judy Green at F2FMainLine@aol.com to register.

NAMI Main Line Support Groups Meeting Next Week

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets this Monday, February 3, at 7 p.m. Please contact Diane at 610-247-4545 for more information.

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness meets on Tuesday evenings.

Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child who is challenged with mental health symptoms meets on Wednesdays from 6:45-8:15 p.m. 

New Online Form Seeks Public Input on Mental Health Resource Needs

Governor Tom Wolf introduced an online form for Pennsylvanians to provide feedback on mental health barriers, services and how the state can better support people’s mental health needs. The creation of the form is on the heels of the governor’s Jan. 2 announcement of Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters initiative to reduce stigma and increase access to mental health and well-being services and supports.

Other Upcoming Events

The Lower Merion Committee on Special Education will host an 1847Financial Special Needs Planning Workshop on Wednesday, February 5, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lower Merion Admin Building in Board Room A (301 E. Montgomery Avenue in Ardmore). This complimentary workshop will focus on empowering & educating families who have dependents with special needs giving them clear, actionable information that can be used to understand & build a responsible financial lifestyle. The goal is to make sure attendees learn the importance of integrating all the necessary pieces into one cohesive plan, so the vision they have for their child’s life can become a reality, whether they are here or not. Please call 215-317-4143 with questions.

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