Upcoming NAMI PA, Main Line events include:
Chichester High School Tri-M Music Honor Society is hosting a Benefit Concert for NAMI PA, Main Line 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 will be available for purchase. Enjoy live entertainment from Chichester High School’s Music Department and multiple partnering schools, and join Tri-M in taking the stage to break the stigma! The concert will be on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at Chichester High School. The address of the high school is 3333 Chichester Avenue, Boothwyn, PA 19061.
Just Talk About It will be Sunday, May 6, from 6-8:30pm and will feature Minding Your Mind and NAMI, PA Main Line. Minding Your Mind and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will encourage participants to “Just Talk About It” as they help us recognize the warning signs of stress, anxiety, depression and crisis. Designed for adolescents, teens and the adults who support them – we’ll learn to look beyond any stigma of mental health and notice warning signs in ourselves and our peers. Stay tuned for more details in the upcoming months.
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 Diane at 610-247-4545.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Parent Peer Support Group will be offered 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. 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 email@example.com or call 610-574-3319.
*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.