2501 Catherine Street, Suite 11 By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. The following are trademarks of NAMI: NAMI, NAMI Basics, NAMI Connection, NAMI Ending the Silence, NAMI FaithNet, NAMI Family & Friends, NAMI Family Support Group, NAMI Family-to-Family, NAMI Grading the States, NAMI Hearts & Minds, NAMI Homefront, NAMI HelpLine, NAMI In Our Own Voice, NAMI On Campus, NAMI Parents & Teachers as Allies, NAMI Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Provider, NAMI Smarts for Advocacy, Act4MentalHealth, Vote4MentalHealth, NAMIWalks and National Alliance on Mental Illness. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. I found the NAMI Family Support Group at the time I really needed it!” Tel: 717-625-2120 Strategies for coping with the normal emotional and physical effects of grief such as loss, anger, emptiness, depression, and exhaustion will help restore your stability and aid in recovery as you start to heal. Wormleysburg, PA 17043 This dynamic group provides a safe place for survivors to heal and rebuild their lives. http://www.naa-pa.org/. © Hope and Healing Center & Institute. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. The Arc of PA, founded in 1949 by the parents of individuals with mental retardation, continues to work toward Service, Advocacy, Quality and Leadership for persons with mental retardation. It is grounded in the principles of Al-Anon and recovery for parents through a 12-step approach. Topics include: Building Faith, Stigma, Communication, Medication, Grieving & Grace, Self-Care, Boundaries, and much more. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. http://www.autismyork.org/. Jewish Community Center Lebanon, PA 17042 Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania Altoona Office offers Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Aquatic Therapy and Sensory Integration to individuals of any age. www.eastersealscentralpa.org, Contact:  Amanda Marin, Service Coordinator Tel: 717-838-7946 Our support group provides information, education, sharing and resources that strengthen the ability of caregivers to care for those with FTD and to help the caregivers deal with their personal challenges as they cope with this devastating disease. Registered Charity Number: 1077787. Recovering from grief in any circumstance is never accomplished easily, and because of the specific nature of substance-related death and the stigma associated with it, this is even more difficult for surviving family and friends to overcome. The Spanish version of NAMI Family Support Group, Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares de NAMI, is available in a limited number of states. Easter Seals provides for, and is dedicated to meeting the needs of children and adults with disabilities. 2120 Oregon Pike NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. 501 Valley View Boulevard For information on starting a new support group, please contact Madeline Stiers. The groups teach coping skills, help reduce anxiety, build resiliency, and provide a safe place for people to share common concerns and receive emotional support. Tel: 1-800-986-4550 We offer the newly bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents on-going support during our monthly meetings and believe that with the support of others who mourn, we can find hope and healing along our grief journey. Gam-Anon is a 12 Step self-help fellowship of men and women who have been affected by the gambling problem of a loved one. Support for Moms Raising Special Needs Children . Although we will continue to focus on our soldiers overseas, we have felt the need to pray for many of the suffering and forgotten people all over the world. FTD is a group of poorly understood, neurodegenerative conditions of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain that differ from other dementias in important ways. Gambler’s Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. Join an existing group, if there is one When you have a child with a disability, your world can be filled with many unanswered questions. A program for anyone who suffers from an addictive compulsion to engage in or avoid sex, love, or emotional attachment. All Rights Reserved. PARENT EDUCATION NETWORK Want to support us? Special Needs Parent Support Group is for parents to receive emotional and spiritual support while connecting with other parents sharing the journey of raising children with special needs. 2001 N. Front Street, Bldg. You are not alone! Our support groups are led by trained facilitators and community professionals. COSA is a 12 Step Program to help loved ones of sex addicts. The Autism Resource Center is also a lending library for the community to access books, DVD’s, and computers to perform internet searches. Tel: (800) 522-5827 , PA FRIENDS OF QUINN For more information about our group you can go to our website, www.orgsite.com/tx/tcfhoustoninnerloop/index.html or direct your questions to TCFInnerLoop@gmail.com. Our mission is to connect men who seek and value such friendships, to work together in partnership and to encourage and equip each other to experience personal transformation, in an environment of trust and acceptance. We know that living with the effects of a loved one’s gambling can be too devastating to bear without help. Support group experiences allow people affected by mental health difficulties and disorders, as well as their family members and care takers, to make meaningful connections in a safe and supportive environment. Tim and Alison McKeel email to ttmekeel@aol.com. "Using the [NAMI] support group model is so essential to the success of our family support groups. Our volunteers answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps. Get treatment or learn more about mental health. Anyone caring for a FTD patient, supporting an FTD caregiver or medical personnel wishing to learn more about FTD and how to better care for the FTD patient.