We invite you to Save the Date for our NAMIWalks Main Line PA event on the morning of Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Wilson Farm Park. We hope you will join us and invite you to register at www.namiwalks.org/mainlinepa. Please help us spread the word!

New Online Resource

We just posted Edie Mannion’s informative slides entitled “Recovering from Mental Illness in Yourself or a Loved One – Community Supports and Resources” on our website. Click here to view the slides and presenter notes.

NAMI Main Line Upcoming Virtual Event

Please join us for Main Line NAMI Forum: Helping Adolescents and Young Adults who are Experiencing Mental Health Challenges on Sunday, May 15, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Dr. Tingfang Chen will suggest resources and strategies to address problems such as anxiety, depression and suicidality that have become more common during the pandemic. Dr. Christian Kohler will describe early intervention for first episode psychosis and strategies for coping with a mental health crisis. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to ask questions. Dr. Chen is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Medical Director of the Behavioral Health Integrated Program in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Kohler is Professor of Psychiatry, Clinical Director of Neuropsychiatry, and the Director of the Penn Psychosis Evaluation and Recovery Center. Register for this free event in advance at https://tinyurl.com/YouthMHHelp.

NAMI Main Line Support Groups

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.

 

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness on Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons is meeting remotely. Please contact Danielle Sulpizio at (484) 880-0660 or Ed Kane at (484) 744-0860 for more information.

 

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. If you have a family member or loved one with mental illness and are interested in this support group, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@gmail.com for more information.

 

Beginning Tuesday, April 19, the Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will resume their monthly in-person meeting on the third Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Llanerch Presbyterian Church, 211 Lansdowne Road, Havertown. The group will continue to hold a Zoom meeting on the first Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm. If you are new to the group and interested in attending a meeting or have questions, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org.

 

Our Wellness Chat for Family-to-Family Graduates meets once a month at 7 p.m. Please contact Judy at F2FMainLine@aol.com for the upcoming meeting information.

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