- the NAMI Family-to-Family education program
- the Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group
- the Bryn Mawr NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
- the Havertown NAMI Family Support Group
- the Parent Peer Support Group
- the Wellness Chats for Family-to-Family Graduates
All of our services and events are free-of-charge.
For information about other support resources, please see:
- other support groups in Southeastern PA listed by county
- online and phone support groups
- resources for children and teens
- resources for transition age youth,
- Mental Health Resource Guide for information on other Philadelphia area support groups and services.
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program (F2F) for family members of persons with severe mental illness. This program of eight 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/
The Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. 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 email@example.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 NAMI Family Support Group meets in-person meeting on the third Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Llanerch Presbyterian Church, 211 Lansdowne Road, Havertown. For more information or if you are new to the group, please contact Nora at firstname.lastname@example.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. This group will have in-person meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and Zoom Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month. For more information on the location and time of our meetings, please contact Sharona Dunoff at 610-246-6755 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 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 email@example.com.
Our Wellness Chats for Family-to-Family Graduates meet monthly on Zoom. The days vary based on the needs of participants. Please contact Judy at F2FMainLine@aol.com for the meeting information.
We also offer individualized support and information (see contact information at the bottom of this page).
Page last updated in March, 2023.