NAMI Bucks County Introduces Youth Support Groups

December 9, 2019

First Group Meets: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 6pm Maintaining positive mental health is an important skill in dealing with the challenges of life. As your brain develops, negative stress and pressure makes it hard to cope. Not everyone will understand what you’re going through, but you’re not alone.   NAMI Youth Connection Support Group more »

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New: Alternatives to Suicide Support Group

December 7, 2019

Historically, people have believed that it was too dangerous to offer peer-to-peer support groups focused on the topic of suicide without a clinician present. There are many myths and fears around this sort of group and around suicide in general. However, as a community we have found strength in coming together to talk about many more »

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NAMI Forum: Arrested. Now What?

December 6, 2019

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you or a loved one were arrested? How do you best handle this situation or avoid it entirely? Approximately 20 percent of inmates in jails and 15 percent of inmates in state prisons have a serious mental illness. Based on the total number of inmates, this means more »

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Your Donation Crushes Stigma on GivingTuesday

December 3, 2019

On #GivingTuesday, give like mental health depends on it. Because it does. Your donation to NAMI Bucks County, PA funds much needed #MentalHealth support and education programs that help to build better lives for everyone affected by mental illness. Our advocacy has touched and changed thousands of lives in Bucks County. Mental illness can be more »

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Peyton Heart Project: Infinite Reasons to Live Event

November 29, 2019

NAMI joins Peyton Heart Project Ambassador, AmandaGrace Krier to present an evening of crafting, kindness, and storytelling. We will share our stories of lived experience with mental health and surviving suicide while you tag Peyton Hearts to be left around our community to give hope to anyone who needs it. We will provide the supplies, more »

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Family Support Group Facilitator Training

November 25, 2019

The NAMI Family Support Group Program is a peer-led support group for family and friends of people experiencing mental health conditions, and gives participants an opportunity to learn from their common experience. All groups are confidential and participants may share as much or as little personal information as they want. NAMI Family Support Group uses a more »

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Cabaret Matinée Fundraiser for NAMI

November 24, 2019

Life is a Cabaret, ol’ Chum! Join us for a matinée showing of the hit musical Cabaret at the Bristol Riverside Theatre on Saturday, April 4, 2020 with proceeds from ticket sales and raffles benefiting NAMI Bucks County. Doors open at noon, and the performance begins at 2:00 PM. About the Show Willkommen to the more »

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Beneath the Vest: First Responder Mental Health Film Screening

November 23, 2019

Beneath the Vest is a series of short films by OC87 Recovery Diaries featuring 8 stirring stories of real first responders who have struggled with mental health challenges and came out on the other side. These brave men and women demonstrate that seeking help is a strength, not a weakness, and that hope and recovery more »

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Levittown Support Group will be held on November 27th

November 19, 2019

We want you to feel supported on Thanksgiving and throughout the holidays. Because our next NAMI Connection Support Group – Levittown, PA falls on Thanksgiving, we will hold our group the day before on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 2-3:30pm at the United Christian Church of Levittown.   For anyone who needs support throughout the more »

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NAMI Forum – Dear Recovery: You Saved My Life

Join us as we welcome Dr. Patrick McElwaine to the NAMI Forum on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Dr. McElwaine is an Assistant Professor at Holy Family University’s Graduate Counseling Psychology Department, and a survivor of addiction and trauma. His presentation, ‘Dear Recovery: You Saved My Life’ will leave you inspired. According to Dr. McElwaine, who more »

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