Family-to-Family (F2F), a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being, will be offered virtually on Tuesday evenings from 6-8:30 p.m. from July 9 – August 27. The course is taught by trained volunteer family members who know what it’s like to have a loved one with a serious mental illness. F2F is offered as a community service without charge. Registration is Required. For more information about the course and to register, please contact us at  lisa@namimainlinepa.org.

Upcoming Main Line NAMI Support Groups

Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, June 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Llanerch Presbyterian Church, 211 Lansdowne Road, Havertown. This is a free, confidential and safe group of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. For more information or if you are new to the group, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org.

Our Media NAMI Family Member Support Group will meet virtually and in-person simultaneously on Thursday, June 20, the third Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. at Lima United Methodist Church, 209 N. Middletown Road (Rt. 352) in Media, PA.  Please contact the facilitator, Lisa Kostaneski (215-606-8593), with any questions or if you would like to attend.

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness meets on Tuesday evenings. This group will have in-person meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and Zoom meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month. Please contact Danielle Sulpizio at Danielle@livelikebishop.com 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.

Now Open for Limited Office Hours

NAMI Main Line PA now has a physical office location in Havertown. We will generally be open from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Please let us know in advance if you’d like to stop by our office during our open hours by calling 267-251-6240 or emailing office@namimainlinepa.org. We are located at 17 Mifflin Avenue, Suite 205 in Havertown, PA 19083.

Other Upcoming Events

The Estates and Trusts Department of McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. is hosting a free Zoom webinar on Wednesday, June 19, at noon. The title is “Guardianship and Power of Attorney“. Please register in advance by clicking here.

NAMI York-Adams Counties PA is excited to bring back NAMI Smarts for Advocacy virtually on June 27 from 9 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Learn about crisis response, how to tell your story, and how to contact your local policymakers to be a voice for mental health in your community. This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about mental health advocacy. For any questions, email Rachel at rachel.gelfand@namiyorkadams.orgClick here to register.

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