Local Events and State Conference

Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, will be on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (5 W. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA, 19003). 

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings in Bryn Mawr. 
 
Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m. in Wayne. For questions or to RSVP, contact Nancy Dever at 610-574-3319 or nancydever@comcast.net.

Our Havertown NAMI Family Member Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 16 in Havertown.

Upcoming Local Events

Are you the parent of a struggling teen or young adult? On Monday, April 8, from 10:30 a.m.- noon, join Brad Reedy, PhD., author of The Journey of the Heroic Parentfor an enlightening discussion about parenting your child with mental health or behavioral struggles at Wayne Presbyterian Church (125 E. Lancaster Ave. in Wayne). Dr. Reedy will discuss the three pillars of boundaries, communication and parent anxiety in this interactive program. To RSVP or for questions email wpcmentalhealth@gmail.com.

Join NAMI Main Line PA and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America on Monday, April 8 for a Lobby Day in Harrisburg to support Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) legislation, SB 90. Rally in the Main Capitol Rotunda 9:30-10:30 a.m. Hear from speakers including advocates, legislators and survivors. ERPO Laws can help prevent gun suicide. When a firearm is used, a suicide attempt is successful 85% of the time. Contact Erin Buchner with Moms Demand Action for more information at erbu44@gmail.com or (617) 233-7785.

Compeer of Suburban Philadelphia will host their 28th friendship luncheon, “The Fruits of Friendship” on Saturday, April 13 from 12-3:00 p.m. at Charolotte’s Restaurant in Newtown Square. For more information and to RSVP by April 5, please call 610- 541-0790.

PA Mental Health & Wellness Conference – Early Bird Rates End April 5

April 5 is the last day to take advantage of early-bird registration for the 2019 Pennsylvania Mental Health and Wellness Conference that’s taking place May 20-21 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Hershey in Grantville. If you register today, you’ll save $25. 

NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association, and the Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania are teaming up to host Stronger Together. The two-day conference is designed to provide in-depth discussion, resources, and research-based information for peers, family members, advocates, and professionals. For more information and to register, click here.

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