Wellness Chats – New Developments

Beginning next week, we will be offering one weekly Wellness Chat  – a place FOR ANYONE – to come together virtually to share how you are handling your wellness and challenges. Wellness chats will be held on Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. as long as social distancing is required in the greater Philadelphia area. To improve security, we have changed the Zoom link; to get the new Zoom link, please register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdeuvrj0sE9OGjCW6-Yc1bmhBVVshBjjy. We will keep your registration strictly confidential.

Invitation to former Family-to-Family (F2F) participantsJudy Green, Family-to-Family (F2F) facilitator, and Nancy Helfman, former F2F participant, invite F2F “graduates” of the program to join our on-going Zoom wellness chats. We’ll next be zooming Wednesday, June 24, from 7-9 p.m.  Please register to receive the meeting link at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kf-CpqTsoHdCZyP1hc00uzVCfIaV5CqNB.  For those new to Zoom, join us at 6:45 PM to practice.  

Upcoming Virtual Support Groups

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 as this is how she will communicate how the group will connect each week.

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.

For the most up-to-date meeting information, please check our Support Groups page.

Other Upcoming Virtual Events

Prevent Suicide PA in collaboration with Heidi Bryan Consulting will present webinar, “Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts or Attempts: How to Help” on Wednesday, June 24, at 2 p.m. This webinar will discuss understanding the mindset of a person struggling with suicidal ideation, what happens after an attempt, what the necessary components when assisting someone with suicidal thoughts, and resources available for helping themselves and those who support them. For more information and to register, click here.

Penn Mutual South will host, “MultiGenerational Family Planning with Special Needs Individuals” on Wednesday, June 24, at 4 p.m. with 1847Financial. Families with children and other dependents with special needs, no matter what the age or disability, face many serious questions about how to best prepare for the future well-being of their loved ones. For more information and to register, click here.

Invitation to Attend NAMI’s First-Ever Virtual Convention

NAMI National has scheduled their first-ever free virtual convention, NAMICon 2020, taking place July 13-14.

The National Convention will provide essential resources and expert forums on early intervention, the latest research, criminal justice reform and mental health care. This is a unique opportunity for those who have not attended previous NAMI conventions to join our signature event free of charge! Click here to visit the convention page and register online..

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