- 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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 and Friday afternoons via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or text 610-574-3319 to set up a time to talk.
Our Wellness Chats for Family-to-Family Graduates meet twice 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 May, 2022.