Events

Upcoming NAMI PA, Main Line events include:

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NAMI PA, Main Line is excited to partner with the Haverford YMCA for a Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) course on Wednesday June 7 and Thursday June 8 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. YMHFA is a free 8-hour training designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and others how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. High school juniors and seniors are encouraged to take this training, but you will need a signed parental permission slip. To register for this course, please email your full name, birthdate, email address, and phone number to Melanie Greaves at mgreaves@philaymca.org. Melanie will send you additional information about registration and parking. Registration is required for this free event as space is limited. Participants must attend both days to  be eligible for certification. This event will be held in the Nolan Painting conference room, 181 W Hillcrest Ave, Havertown, PA 19o83. For more information about YMHFA, go to http://bit.ly/2q3tG1F. For more information about this course offering, go to http://bit.ly/2p4bupT.

Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group
Our support group for family members of people with mental illness meets on the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in Bryn Mawr. For more information, please contact Susie Vernick at 610-649-5206.

Havertown NAMI Family Support Group
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 of individuals helping one another by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned wisdom. Family members can achieve a renewed sense of hope for their loved one living with mental health challenges.  The group meets on  the third Tuesday of every month, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Llanerch* (211 Lansdowne Rd. in Havertown, PA 19083).  For more information, please contact Nora at nora@huntjohnson.org.

The Upper Darby NAMI Family Support Group is a free, confidential and safe group of families helping other families with a special emphasis for parents of youth and young adults ages 26 and younger struggling with mental health and substance abuse challenges, but all are welcome. 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 their loved one living with mental health and/or substance abuse challenges. The group will meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month, from 7-8.00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Crossroads Community Church*, 104 Heather Rd, Upper Darby, PA 19082. The Upper Darby NAMI Family Support Group is co-facilitated by Michael and Jacqueline Harper. For more information, please contact Michael at michaeljosephharper@verizon.net.

*Although some of our events are held at religious institutions, they are non-denominational and open to people of all beliefs. For information on other local events, see our newsletter.

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