Main Line NAMI Workshop: Suggestions for Improving Communication with Your Loved One will be on Sunday, April 30, from 2-4 p.m. This workshop can help you to improve your communication with a loved one or friend who may be dealing with the various challenges of a mental health condition such as anxiety, depression, mania, distress, delusions, hallucinations, or other symptoms. The workshop will include several presentations, followed by opportunities to work in small groups to practice skills that can contribute to better communication, as well as opportunities to share your experiences and plan for improvement. The workshop will be facilitated by Ingrid Waldron (affiliate President) with the assistance of Judy Green, Nora Hunt-Johnson, Ed Kane, Edie Mannion, and Danielle Sulpizio. To register, please go to https://tinyurl.com/NAMICommunicationWorkshop.
Our Support Groups Meeting Next Week
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 the1st 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 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.
For more information about our other support groups, please go to https://namimainlinepa.org/
CMC: Foundation for Change is hosting Family Mondays on the first Monday of every month. Family Mondays are 1-hour learning and support sessions open to anyone who loves someone struggling with substance use. Led by Dr. Nicole Kosanke – one of the authors of Beyond Addiction – each session covers a new topic related to helping your loved one (and yourself) from a place of compassion. Dr. Kosanke’s approach is based in psychological research and a principle of kindness, in line with all of the work at CMC:Foundation for Change and the Invitation to Change Approach. All are welcome to attend. The April 10 session for spouses and partners is called, “Special considerations for partners in helping with understanding.” For more information and to register, click here.