Digital Stress Management Survey – Participants Needed

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday, January 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 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 is challenged with mental health symptoms.  Please note that this group.  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 Dever and Debbie Gillespie and will be held at Wayne Presbyterian Church, Room 207, 125 E. Lancaster Ave, Wayne. For questions or to RSVP, contact Nancy Dever at nancydever@comcast.net or call 610-574-3319.

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will resume meeting weekly 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 in a confidential setting. By sharing your experiences, you can gain hope and you can develop relationships with a group dedicated to productive discussion. The group encourages empathy and fosters a sense of community. To sign up and for more information, including the location and time of our meetings, please contact Hannah Cooper (215) 806-6178 or Danielle Sulpizio (484) 880-0660. 

NAMI PA, Main Line and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church are co-sponsoring How to Help a Loved One When Sadness Turns to Depression presented by Dr. Judith Katz on Monday, January 28, from 7-8 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (132 E. Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406). Dr. Judith Katz is a psychiatrist practicing in a community mental health center in Philadelphia. She treats depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder and has expertise in the treatment of personality disorders and psychosis. She is also a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research at the University of Pennsylvania. She has a particular interest in supporting families as they support loved ones who are experiencing mental illness.

Feature of the Week:  Digital Stress Management Survey – Participants Needed

WiseWorking, LLC is conducting a Digital Stress Management Survey to track how digital technology is being used in the mental health space. To participate in this survey, please go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/dMHpSurvey0420.

Upcoming Events 

Mental Health Partnerships will have their Adult Daughters, Sons and Siblings Educational Support Group (for adults who have/had a parent or sibling with a mental health disorder), beginning with a discussion about What are Healthy Boundaries? on Tuesday, January 15, from 7-9 p.m. at Belmont Behavioral Hospital. No fee. Registration is preferred, but not required. Contact tecinfo@mhphope.org or 267-507-3863.

Mental Health Partnerships will have their Morning Family & Friends Educational Support Group (for families and friends of adults with any mental health or substance use condition) beginning with a presentation on How Peer Support Promotes Recovery, followed by a support group on Thursday, January 17, from 7-9 p.m. at Belmont Behavioral Hospital. No fee. Registration is preferred, but not required. Contact tecinfo@mhphope.org or 267-507-3863.

Mental Health Partnerships will have their Educational Support Group for Families/Friends of People with Borderline Personality Disorder & Other Personality Disorders, beginning with presentation on Programs & Providers with Evidence-Based Treatments for Personality Disorders on Tuesday, January 22, from 7-9 p.m. at Belmont Behavioral Hospital, Room 39.  No fee. Registration is preferred, but not required. Contact tecinfo@mhphope.org or 267-507-3863. 

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