Author Archive for Kristine Songster

Renewing Your Membership

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will have its last weekly meeting in 2018 on Tuesday, December 18. Weekly meetings will resume on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. This 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 […]

New Certification for Peer Specialists

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings through December 18. This 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. By sharing your experiences, you can gain hope and […]

Support Groups in Southeastern PA

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday, December 3, 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. Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings through December 18. This is a […]

Main Line NAMI wishes you a happy holiday season!

During this holiday season we extend our best wishes to each of you and give thanks for all of our supporters, including especially our volunteers and donors. Sincerely, Ingrid Waldron, President

Crisis Prevention and Management for the Holidays

Our Havertown NAMI Family Support Group will meet on Tuesday, November 20, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Llanerch (211 Lansdowne Rd. in Havertown, PA 19083).  This 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 […]

Discussion on Raising Resilient Children is Cancelled 11/15

Please note that due to inclement weather, tonight’s discussion on Raising Resilient Children Amidst Today’s Societal Challenges with Brad Reedy, PhD at Wayne Presbyterian Church is cancelled. If you would like more information on the speaker/topic, please check out The Journey of the Heroic Parent by Brad Reedy, PhD.

Find Info on Available Services

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings. This 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. By sharing your experiences, you can gain hope and you can develop relationships […]

President’s Message – November

We are very grateful to everyone who contributed to the success of Main Line NAMI on the Move by volunteering, donating, walking, and raising awareness in our Main Line community and beyond. Please see our Newsletter for more information, including Nancy Dever’s very helpful talk “From One Parent to Another – Sharing My Experience and […]

Thank you for making our walk a success!

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings.  This 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.  By sharing your experiences, you can gain hope and […]

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, […]