May Membership Drive

In 1979, a pioneering group of Main Line family members incorporated the organization that over the years has evolved into NAMI Main Line PA. We are having a membership drive this month, which is Mental Health Month. In honor of our affiliate’s 40th anniversary, we aim to increase our membership by at least one-quarter.

  • If you are not yet a member, we hope you will join our affiliate
  • If you are already a member and receive a membership renewal notice, please do respond by renewing your membership.

Your affiliate membership will increase the effectiveness of our advocacy and help to support our free services for individuals with mental illness and their families. Your support makes it possible for families and individuals that live with mental health challenges to find help and hope.

Support Groups

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. Contact Diane for more information at 610-247-4545.

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 meets on the third Tuesday of every month. Contact Nora for more info.

Other Local Events

The Trent Stetler Memorial Fund is hosting “Their Story is Your Story Documentary Films & Discussion on Mental Health” this Saturday, May 4, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Haverford Area YMCA (891 North Eagle Road in Havertown, 19083). This is a screening and discussion about inspiring short documentary films. Join Editor in Chief of OC87 Recovery Diaries, Gabriel Nathan, and several of the film subjects for an engaging and informative evening – including a talk-back – about the power of owning and telling your story. This event is after-hours at the Haverford Y and is open and free to the public. For more info, click here.

Mental Health Partnerships’ Supporting an Adult Child in Moving Beyond Addiction Workshop will begin on Monday, May 6, and meet once a week for 5 weeks from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Philadelphia. This is a skill building workshop for families and friends of adult children with mental health and addiction issues.  The workshop is designed to help parents feel more hopeful and effective in how they respond, while emphasizing self-care and self-regulation. Free if you or your loved one live in Philadelphia. Fees apply if you or your loved one do not live in Philadelphia. Registration is required. For more info or to register, contact MHP at tecinfo@mhphope.org or 267-507-3863.

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