Our Havertown Support Group Meets this Coming Week!

The Havertown NAMI Family Support Group 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 will meet on  the Tuesday, August 15 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.

We hope you will join us for our annual summer party on Sunday, August 27, 4-6 p.m. at a Merion location. This will be a good opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences and to meet Board members of our affiliate. The food will be “potluck” – salads, cold cut, rolls, desserts and drinks. If you are unable to bring any food that’s okay, but a reservation is still required. Please let us know if you will be able to attend and what you will bring by signing up at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0B49A8AE29A2FA7-annual. If you have additional questions, please contact Kristine at Kristine@NAMIpaMainLine.org or 267-251-6240. We will provide the address upon registration.

NAMI PA, Main Line will be offering two sessions of Family-to-Family (F2F) this fall.  Family-to-Family is a course structured to help family members understand and support a relative diagnosed with a serious mental illness while maintaining their own well-being.

  • Family-to-Family at LANKENAU Medical Center in Wynnewood will begin in mid-September (date to be posted), and will meet once a week for 12 consecutive weeks from 7-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. For questions or to register, contact Judy Green at 610-668-7917 or F2FMainLine@aol.com.
  • Family-to-Family in Devon/Wayne will begin in mid-October (date to be posted), and will meet once a week for 12 weeks, from 7-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.  If you have questions or to register for this course, please contact Sarah at 484-919-0069 or BrynMawrF2F@gmail.com.
 
Feature of the Week: Updated Resource Guide Section

We are pleased to announce that we have recently updated the Benefits, Legal, Health Insurance and Schooling section of our Resource Guide. We hope this can be a helpful resource for our readers and their families. https://namipamainline.org/benefits-and-schooling/

 
Upcoming Events
 
The LEAP Institute is pleased to offer training and consultation with Dr. Xavier Amador this fall. The dates are September 7-8October 19-20 and November 9-10. You may choose both days or just one. These classes fill up quickly. For more information, or to register: http://leapinstitute.org/wpadmin/leap-clinical-service/
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