Summer Party on August 4

Please join us for our annual party and potluck on Sunday, August 4, from 4-6 p.m. (at a Merion location – address provided upon registration), where you can meet others who may share similar experiences as well as Board members and officers of our affiliate. If you are unable to bring anything to share, that is okay, but we ask that you RSVP for the party by August 2 so that we can make sure to have enough food. Click here to register and let us know what you will bring.

Updates to Our Website

We have recently updated our Support Groups by County in Southeastern Pennsylvania page. This page provides information about support groups for family members and for individuals living with mental illness in Chester, Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia Counties. For a complete listing please visit: https://namimainlinepa.org/support/support-groups-by-county-in-southeastern-pennsylvania/

Research Opportunity

Elon University is seeking participants for a research study about mental health. The goal of the study is to learn more about how people with mental health conditions seek help and the ways that their family and friends may influence and support them. The survey has two sets of questions, one for individuals with a mental illness, the other for family and friends. For more information, go to http://elon.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cSGs47aJCBOCVv Participants may choose to respond anonymously, but if you leave an email address, you will be entered to win an Amazon gift card.

Employment Opportunities

Aldersgate Youth Service Bureau is seeking a part-time school-based prevention education specialist for this fall. BA/MA/MSW/MPH counselor/nurse/teacher or health educator are needed to work at local elementary schools in Eastern Montgomery County. Responsibilities include classroom mental health/emotional regulation prevention education lessons. For more information, contact Janet Zaro at janet.zaro@aldersgateservices.org.

Aldersgate Youth Service Bureau is seeking a part-time school based student assistance program (SAP) counselor to work in Eastern Montgomery County schools. Responsibilities include short-term support, classroom D & A/MH curriculum and facilitating small groups. For more information, contact Janet Zaro at janet.zaro@aldersgateservices.org.

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