Support Groups

We offer: 

All of our services and events are free-of-charge.

For information about other support resources, please see:

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program (F2F) for family members of persons with severe mental illness. This program of 12 weekly two-and-a-half hour sessions is taught by trained family members. It provides support, education, skills training, and crisis intervention help for family members.  For more information, see https://namimainlinepa.org/support/family-to-family-education-basics-programs/#F2F.

The Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meetings were previously held in Bryn Mawr.  If you have a family member or loved one with mental illness and are interested in this support group, please contact Diane at dmkotrl@aol.com for more information.

The Havertown NAMI Family Support Group is a free, confidential and safe group of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. In this support group, families join a caring group of individuals helping one another by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned wisdom. Family members can achieve a renewed sense of hope for their loved one living with mental health challenges.  The Havertown Family Support Group will meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. via ZoomFor more information, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org.

The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group  is a free, peer support group for adults living with mental illness run and led by NAMI-trained facilitators. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others in a confidential setting.  NAMI Connection will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meetings were previously held in Bryn Mawr.  For more information, please contact Danielle Sulpizio at (484) 880-0660 or Ed Kane at (484) 744-0860.

Our Parent Peer Support Group for parents with a middle school through young adult child suffering from mental illness will meet weekly via Zoom until the end of the school year.  After the school year ends, we may consider twice monthly meetings. Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m.  The group is facilitated by Nancy Dever and Debbie Gillespie and was previously held at Wayne Presbyterian Church.  The peer support group is designed to be a safe, confidential place to share your experiences and learn from others.  If you are interested in the support group, or for questions, please contact Nancy Dever at psadfacilitator@gmail.com or text 610-574-3319 to set up a time to talk.

We also offer individualized support and information (see contact information at the bottom of this page).

Page last updated in April, 2020.

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