Support Groups Next Week

Our Havertown NAMI Family Member Support Group will now meet twice per month. The next meetings will be on Tuesday, October 19 and Tuesday, November 2, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. For more information, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org.

Our next Wellness Chat for Family-to-Family Graduates with Judy Green, Family-to-Family (F2F) facilitator, and Nancy Helfman, former F2F participant, will be on Monday, October 25, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Please contact Judy at F2FMainLine@aol.com for the meeting 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.

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.

For more complete information about support groups, please check our Support Groups page.

It’s Not Too Late to Support NAMIWalks Main Line PA

Thanks to our amazing walkers, donors and sponsors, we have reached 90% of our fundraising goal! Help us keep making strides toward reaching 100% of our goal by making a donation today at NAMIWalks.org/MainLinePA.

Other Upcoming Events

Achieva Family Trust is hosting a two-part webinar series on Successful Strategies for Self-Advocacy. Part 1 was held on October 6. Click here to access the recording. Part 2 will take place on Tuesday, November 2, from noon-2 p.m. In Part 1, participants will get an overview of the basics for successful strategies when advocating for issues of importance for people with disabilities as well as the basic strategies relate to advocating across disability groups. In Part 2, participants will hear from a panel of self-advocates as they discuss the importance of the involvement and support for self-advocates in advocacy efforts. They will review the principles of self-awareness, self-advocacy, and self-determination for optimal outcomes. Advance registration is required for Part 2.

Join Mental Health America and IDONTMIND for the Our Future in Mind: Mental Health Summit on November 5 and 6, 2021. In partnership with YouTube, this live-streamed event will lay the groundwork for your entry to activism with real examples, real people, and real inspiration.  Sessions will cover a variety of topics like equity and disability in mental health, using social media for good, and LGBTQ+ leadership and wellness. For more information and to register, click here.

Achieva Family Trust will host a Virtual Future Planning Conference on Wednesday, November 10, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The conference will discuss future planning with special needs trusts, understanding government benefits, decision making, housing options and more. To register, click here.

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