President’s Message – January 2019
We are happy to announce our spring programs. We hope you will join us for:
- Presentation cosponsored by Main Line NAMI and The Lutheran Church of the Good ShepherdHow to Help a Loved One When Sadness Turns to Depression, presented by Dr. Judith Katz, on Monday, January 28, 7-8 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Valley Forge
- Main Line NAMI Business Meeting and Ask the Experts on Sunday, February 10 (snow date February 24), 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (Our experts will be psychiatrists, Dr. Larry Real and Dr. Ellen Berman, and lawyer and advocate, Michael Harper, Esq.)
- Main Line NAMI Interactive Workshop – Learning to Communicate with Your Mentally Ill Loved One, facilitated by Sarah Freudberg and Ingrid Waldron, on Sunday, April 28, 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church
Our affiliate will need the help of our members to make legal changes that are required to bring our Articles of Incorporation into compliance with state law. Specifically, we will need the participation of a majority of our members in the Business Meeting on February 10 (snow date February 24), 2-2:30 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. In January, we will send each member a message about the issues to be decided and how you can participate in person, by phone, or by proxy. We will be most grateful for your much-needed participation.
Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness will resume meeting on Tuesday, January 15, in the Bryn Mawr area. For more information and to sign up, click here. For information on our support groups for family members, click here.
Family-to-Family at the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood will begin in early spring and will meet once a week for 12 weeks from 7-9:30 p.m. For questions or to register, please contact Judy Green at 610-668-7917 or F2FMainLine@aol.com.
For more information about our events and other local events, our support groups for family members, and other resources to help individuals with mental illness and their families, please see our Newsletter.
Happy New Year!
Ingrid Waldron, President
NAMI PA, Main Line