Renewing Your Membership

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will have its last weekly meeting in 2018 on Tuesday, December 18. Weekly meetings will resume on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. 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. By sharing your experiences, you can gain hope and you can develop relationships with a group dedicated to productive discussion. The group encourages empathy and fosters a sense of community. To sign up and for more information, including the location and time of our meetings, please contact Hannah Cooper (215) 806-6178 or Danielle Sulpizio (484) 880-0660. 

Our 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 meet will meet on Tuesday, December 18, 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.

Our Parent Peer Support Group meets 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.  Please note that this group will not meet on December 26.  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 nancydever@comcast.net or call 610-574-3319.

Feature of the Week: Renewing Your Membership

Members of NAMI PA, Main Line who need to renew your membership should have received a letter from us about a week ago. Your membership renewal and donation will help us to provide much-needed support, education and resources to individuals and families who struggle with mental illness on the Main Line and beyond. If you prefer to renew your membership and donate online, please go to https://namipamainline.org/general-donations-and-membership/.

If you are not yet a member of our affiliate, please join us (https://namipamainline.org/general-donations-and-membership/).

NAMI PA, Main Line is grateful for the support of all of our members and donors. We hope that you will include us in your holiday and end-of-year giving (https://namipamainline.org/general-donations-and-membership/). Your donation will support our free services to individuals and families affected by mental illness. Thank you.

Upcoming Events  

Mental Health Partnerships will have their Adult Daughters, Sons and Siblings Educational Support Group (for adults who have/had a parent or sibling with a mental health disorder), beginning with a discussion about What Lessons Have You Learned this Year? on Tuesday, December 18, from 7-9 p.m. at Belmont Behavioral Hospital.  No fee. Registration is preferred, but not required. Contact tecinfo@mhphope.org or 267-507-3863.  

Mental Health Partnerships will have their Morning Family & Friends Educational Support Group (for families and friends of adults with any mental health or substance use condition), beginning with a discussion on Lessons Learned this Year? on Thursday, December 20, from 10 a.m. – noon in Center City (1211 Chestnut Street, 11th Floor). No fee. Registration is preferred, but not required. Contact tecinfo@mhphope.org or 267-507-3863.

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