Support Groups in Southeastern PA

Our Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group will meet on Monday, December 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Bryn Mawr. If you have a family member or loved one with mental illness and are interested in this support group, please contact Diane at 610-247-4545 for more information.

Our NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings through December 18. 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 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: Support Groups in Southeastern Pennsylvania

For information about support groups for family members and for individuals living with mental illness in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, see Support Groups by County in Southeastern Pennsylvania page.

Click here for support groups sponsored by NAMI PA, Main Line.

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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