Support Groups Meeting This Week
Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on October 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Bryn Mawr. Please contact Diane at 610-247-4545 for more information.
Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets on Tuesdays. This is a free, weekly, peer support group for adults living with mental illness. For more information, please contact Danielle Sulpizio at (484) 880-0660 or Ed Kane at (484) 744-0860.
Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesdays from 6:45-8:15 p.m. for parents with a middle school through young adult child who is challenged with mental health symptoms. For questions or to RSVP, contact Nancy Dever at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 610-574-3319 to set up a time to talk.
Walk With Us on 10/19!
Our 5th annual awareness and fundraising walk, Main Line NAMI on the Move – Stepping Up for Mental Health, will be on Saturday, October 19, in Ardmore. For more info and to register, click here to visit our walk website.
NAMI Main Line Fall Offerings
Coping With Mental Illness for Family Members on Tuesday, October 15, from 7-8 p.m. at Haverford High School, Room 202 (200 Mill Road in Havertown, 19083). Please join us as our affiliate president, Ingrid Waldron, describes our free services for individuals with mental illness and their family members. This event is free, but registration is required through the Haverford Adult School. You can register for course #303 here.
A Mental Health Panel Presentation co-sponsored by NAMI Main Line and Upper Merion Library will be on Sunday, October 20, 2:00 p.m. at Upper Merion Library. Please join us for an educational presentation with first-person accounts by people in recovery from struggles with mental illness and family members sharing what it is like to care for or live with someone with mental illness. You can register for this event here.
Main Line NAMI Workshop: “Supporting Your Loved One on the Road to Mental Health Recovery – What Helps, What Hurts“ will be on Sunday, November 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. Click here for more info.
NAMI Ask the Experts Webinar
NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: A Look Inside Dialectical Behavior Therapy will be on Thursday, October 24, from 4-5:30 p.m. Hear from world-renowned Dialectical Behavior Therapy expert Dr. Kathryn Korslund as she describes what a person can expect from the DBT experience and the many ways in which DBT can be delivered. NAMI’s expert will present the philosophy, principles and treatment components that define Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The webinar will be presented with an emphasis on the person-experience and the many ways in which DBT can be delivered. To register, click here. See full event details here.