Upcoming NAMI PA, Main Line events include:
NAMI Main Line PA’s Annual Summer Party and Potluck will be on Sunday, August 4, from 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. Please join us for our annual party and potluck where you can meet others who may share similar experiences as well as Board members and officers of our affiliate. If you are unable to bring anything to share, that is okay, but we ask that you RSVP for the party by August 2 so that we can make sure to have enough food. You can register and let us know what you will bring at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B49A8AE29A2FA7-annual. The address will be provided upon registration.
Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group
This 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 email@example.com.
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
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. NAMI Connection will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings in Bryn Mawr. This group will take a break for the summer after the meeting on July 9, 2019. Meetings will resume on September 10, 2019. For more information on the location and time of our meetings, please contact Danielle Sulpizio (484) 880-0660.
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. After the meeting on June 12, 2019, the group will meet only on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the summer from 6:15-7:45 p.m. until school resumes in September. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-574-3319.
Our 5th annual awareness and fundraising walk, Main Line NAMI on the Move – Stepping Up for Mental Health, will be on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Ardmore. For more information and to register, please visit our walk website at https://namimainlinepa.dojiggy.com/.
*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.