Author Archive for Kristine Songster

Interactive Workship on Setting Limits on 10/21

We hope you will join us this week for two events:   Main Line NAMI Workshop, “When and How to Set Limits When a Loved One Has a Mental Disorder”  this Sunday, October 21, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church (5 W. Montgomery Ave.).  This workshop is free and open to the public with no registration required. […]

President’s Message – Sept. 2018

We are excited to announce our new peer-led NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group for adults living with mental illness. This group will begin meeting on Tuesday evening, September 18, in the Bryn Mawr area. For more information and to sign up,  click here. We hope you will join us for our: Main Line NAMI Forum, […]

Back to School Resources

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 […]

Fall Forum and Workshop

Main Line NAMI Forum, “How to Address Substance Use Issues with a Mentally Ill Loved One,” will take place on Sunday, September 23, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church.  The forum will be presented by Michael Ascher, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Sarah Espenshade, LCSW, CAADC, founder of Espenshade Counseling […]

NAMI Homefront now Online

During the summer, our Parent Peer Support Group will meet every other Wednesday from 6:15-7:45 p.m. Summer meetings will be July 11, July 25, August 8 and August 22. This group is for parents with a middle or high school child who is challenged with mental health symptoms. The peer support group is designed to […]

President’s Message – July

We hope you will join us for our summer party on Sunday, August 5, 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. This will be a good opportunity to socialize with others who may share similar experiences and to meet Board members and officers of our affiliate.  The food will be “potluck” – salads, cold cut, rolls, […]

Walk with Us on October 13

We hope you will plan to join us for our annual summer party on Sunday, August 5, from 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. This will be a good opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences and to meet Board members of our affiliate. The food will be “potluck” – salads, cold cut, rolls, desserts […]

Suicide Prevention and Coping with the Aftermath

We hope you will plan to join us for our annual summer party on Sunday, August 5, from 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. This will be a good opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences and to meet Board members of our affiliate. The food will be “potluck” – salads, cold cut, rolls, desserts […]

Save the Date for our Summer Party

We hope you will plan to join us for our annual summer party on Sunday, August 5, from 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. This will be a good opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences and to meet Board members of our affiliate. The food will be “potluck” – salads, cold cut, rolls, desserts […]

Links to Multiple Helpful Resources

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday, June 4, at 7:00 p.m. 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 610-247-4545 for more information. During the summer, our Parent Peer Support Group will […]

Mental Health for Older Adults

Our Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesdays from 6:45-8:15 p.m. This group is for parents with a middle or high school child who is challenged with mental health symptoms. The peer support group is designed to be a safe, confidential place to share your experiences and learn from others. The group is facilitated by Nancy […]

Support Groups Meet this Week

Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group meets this Tuesday, May 15, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Llanerch* (211 Lansdowne Rd. in Havertown, PA 19083).  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 […]

Join us for Just Talk About It this Sunday

“Just Talk About It“ featuring NAMI PA, Main Line and Minding Your Mind will take place on Sunday, May 6, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Wayne Presbyterian Church (125 E. Lancaster Ave. in Wayne, PA).  Participants will be encouraged to “Just Talk About It” as NAMI and Minding Your Mind help them to recognize the warning signs […]

Main Line NAMI President’s Message – May 2018

Please join us for “Just Talk About It” presented by Minding Your Mind and NAMI, PA Main Line for youth in grade 6 and up, their parents and other caring adults on Sunday, May 6, from 6-8:30 p.m., at Wayne Presbyterian Church.  Please RSVP here. This year our annual walk, Main Line NAMI on the Move – […]

Thank You to Our Dedicated Volunteers!

Chichester High School Tri-M Music Honor Society’s Benefit Concert for NAMI PA, Main Line will be next Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at Chichester High School.  Join Tri-M to help raise awareness about mental illness and support all those who suffer from it.  Admission is any donation of your choosing, and merchandise and refreshments […]