Main Line NAMI Weekly Update
NAMI PA, Main Line presents: Severe Mental Illness and Recovery – First-Person Accounts by Individuals who are in Recovery and Family Members. This event will take place this Sunday, April 23, 2-4 p.m. at Ardmore Presbyterian Church, 5 West Montgomery Avenue in Ardmore. The speakers will describe their lived experience with mental illness and recovery and answer your questions. Panel members in recovery live with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Family members will present the perspective of a mother and a husband. We will begin with a brief business meeting. For more information, please contact us at info@NAMIpaMainLine.org or 267-251-6240.
Feature of the Week: Has a Mental Health Program Helped You?
Montgomery County Hearing Voices Network presents :A Conversation with Robert Whittaker: Challenging the Brain -Illness Narrative-Shifting the Paradigm on Wednesday May 3 from 7-8:30 p.m. American journalist and author, Robert Whittaker will give a presentation which will be followed by a facilitated community discussion. This presentation will be held at Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. No registration necessary. Contact Mary Fala at 484.681.9432 with any questions.
The first ever NAMI Keystone PA Mental Health and Wellness Conference will be held May 12-13 in Harrisburg. The conference features 15 workshops and three speakers, including NAMI’s own, Sita Diehl. Diehl is the Director of Policy and State Outreach at NAMI, and she’ll be sharing highlights of the study, Pins & Needles: Caregivers of Adults with Mental Illness. Hotel information, registration, and the complete conference agenda are available online at www.namiswpa.org/namicon2017.