- the NAMI Family-to-Family education program
- the Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group
- the Havertown NAMI Family Support Group
- the Parent Peer Support Group
All of our services and events are free-of-charge.
For information about other support resources, please see:
- other support groups in Southeastern PA listed by county
- online and phone support groups
- resources for children and teens
- resources for transition age youth,
- Mental Health Resource Guide for information on other Philadelphia area support groups and services.
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program (F2F) for family members of persons with severe mental illness. This program of 12 weekly two-and-a-half hour sessions is taught by trained family members. It provides support, education, skills training, and crisis intervention help for family members. For more information, see https://namipamainline.org/
The Bryn Mawr Family Member Support Group, which meets the first Monday of every month 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 Susie Vernick at 610-649-5206 for more information.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Parent Peer Support Group will be offered on Wednesday nights from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m for parents with a middle or high school child who is challenged with mental health symptoms. 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 email@example.com or call 610-574-3319.
We also offer individualized support and information (see contact information at the bottom of this page).