Author Archive for Michelle Roache

Main Line NAMI on the Move is Tomorrow!

Main Line NAMI Events and News Main Line NAMI on the Move: Stepping Out for Mental Health Awareness will be held this Saturday, October 13 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Ardmore.  Registration and a mental health resources fair will begin at 8:30 a.m., the program will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the walk will begin at 10 a.m.  Please click here for […]

Main Line NAMI Resources Fair at our Walk

Main Line NAMI Events and News Our new 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 […]

PA Voting Registration Ends October 9

Main Line NAMI Events and News The Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets this Monday October 1 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 new NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings. This is […]

Main Line NAMI Forum “How to Address Substance Use Issues with a Mentally Ill Loved One” This Sunday

Main Line NAMI Forum, “ How to Address Substance Use Issues with a Mentally Ill Loved One,” will take place this 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 and […]

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Our new NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings beginning on September 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 […]

Our new NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets on 9/18

Main Line NAMI News and Events The Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday September 10. 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 Parent Peer Support Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 p.m. for parents with a middle or high school child who […]

Resources for Children and Teens with a Mental Illness

Main Line NAMI Events and News 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, […]

Main Line NAMI Weekly Update

Main Line NAMI Events and News Please join us for our annual summer party this 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 and drinks. If […]

Join Us Next Week For Our Summer Party

Main Line NAMI Events and News 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, […]

How Can We Stay Well After Depression?

Main Line NAMI News and Events 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 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 be a safe, confidential […]

July is Minority Mental Health Month

Main Line NAMI Events and News 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 […]

Sign up for Family-to-Family!

Family-to-Family (F2F) is a free course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. Family-to-Family in Devon will begin on October 17, and will meet once a week for 12 weeks through January (with select holidays off), from 7-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.  If you have questions […]

Forum on Behavioral Health Services in Delaware and Montgomery Counties

Please join us for our next Main Line NAMI Forum: Navigating Behavioral Health in Delaware and Montgomery Counties, featuring speakers Vera Zanders, Deputy Mental Health Administrator for Montgomery County; Donna Holiday, Deputy Mental Health Administrator and Tracy Halliday, Mental Health Director for Delaware County. This forum will take place on Sunday, September 17, from 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore […]

Our Havertown Support Group Meets this Coming Week!

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 […]

Sign up for our Summer Party!

The Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group meets on Monday, August 7 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 Susie Vernick at 610-649-5206 for more information. The Upper Darby NAMI Family Support Group was scheduled to meet this Thursday but the […]