Please join us for Main Line NAMI Workshop: The Effects of Mental Illness on All Family Members on Sunday, February 6, from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. Our panel will describe their experiences as family members of someone who has a mental illness, including a spouse, a sibling, a parent, and a daughter. Dr. Ellen Berman will also describe the effects of mental illness on the extended family. Panelists will describe what helped them to cope in their family situation. Small group discussions will provide the opportunity to discuss your own situation and think about what could help you to cope better. We will open the meeting early to admit participants so that we can begin promptly at 2 p.m. Click here to register for this online forum. For more information, please contact us.
Our next NAMI Family-to-Family (F2F) Education Program will begin on Thursday, February 17, and will meet once a week for 8 weeks from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Zoom. Family-to-Family (F2F) is a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. The course is taught by trained volunteer family members who know what it’s like to have a loved one with a serious mental illness. F2F is offered as a community service without charge. Registration is required. Click here for more information. For questions and to register, please contact Judy Green at F2FMainLine@aol.com.
NAMI Main Line Upcoming Virtual Support Groups
Other Upcoming Events
Reframe and Refresh: Unlocking Conversations About the Mind Through Film will hold a panel discussion with filmmakers Kimi Takasue, Victor Ilyukin, and Olga Lvoff on Thursday, February 3, at 2 p.m. Speakers will discuss making films about the inner workings of the mind, how these stories have changed people’s perspectives and how their documentaries can be used by educators and mental health professionals, especially in dealing with challenging subjects like dissociative identity disorder and isolation. The discussion will be moderated by Kelly Anderson, Professor of Media Studies at Hunter College. Click here for additional information and to register for free tickets.