Many thanks to all of you who have renewed your memberships, joined us for the first time and/or donated in response to our 2021 Membership Drive.
Please take the next step and reach out to neighbors, friends and family who may be interested in the work of NAMI Main Line PA. Let them know about our Support Groups, Family-to-Family program, Mental Health Workshops and Programs, and our resource rich website. We hope that you will encourage them to take advantage of our services, sign up for our newsletter, or better yet become a member.
Please take 5 minutes now to be a part of our continuing efforts to support our families, friends and neighbors who are finding ways to live with mental illnesses with the help of NAMI Main Line PA. Renew Your Membership or Become a New Member now, Make an Additional Donation, and let others know about our services. Keep our essential services going so that we can continue to support our community. We want to have you with us!
Register Today for Our Upcoming Workshop
NAMI Main Line Workshop: The Power of Practicing Gratitude in the Face of Mental Illness will be on Sunday, May 23, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. It will focus on building skills for integrating Gratitude Practices in everyday life while coping with mental illness. It will also provide opportunities to practice these skills while discussing and reflecting with fellow attendees. Participants will learn how the use of new approaches can help to decrease symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress while increasing self-confidence and well-being. This workshop is designed for both caregivers and people who experience mental illness. It will be co-facilitated by Joan Sugarman and Sarah Freudberg. Joan has an MFT and has worked for many years as a mental health therapist with both individuals and families. Sarah is a teacher and a former Family-to-Family facilitator. This workshop is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Click here to register today.
NAMI Main Line Upcoming Virtual Support Groups
Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, May 18, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. For more information, please contact Nora at email@example.com.
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.
May is Mental Health Month
During the month of May, NAMI and participants across the country are bringing awareness to mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Each year, the movement grows stronger. We believe that these issues are important to address all year round, but highlighting these issues during May provides a time for people to come together and display the passion and strength of those working to improve the lives of all Americans whose lives are affected by mental health conditions.
This May, our posts and tweets will be focusing on educating the public about different mental illnesses, what they may feel like and what recovery looks like, as well as combating stigma. Please join us in raising awareness by following, liking and sharing our Facebook posts and tweets throughout the month of May.
NAMI has prepared some informative Mental Health Month tools and resources that can be downloaded and shared.