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Support Groups and Webinars focused on Mental Health

By National Alliance on Mental Illness - NAMI

Jun 23, 2020

Family Support Groups are free, confidential, and open to anyone age 18 and older who has a family member or loved one with a mental health condition.  The Support Group meeting will be held using Zoom, an easy way to connect online.

The NAMI Berks County PA office in Reading is open limited hours by appointment.  Contact Janice Sommerhoff at 610-685-3000 or 610-568-2912(cell) or [email protected] with questions or for more information.

Online Family Support Groups:

Tuesday, June 23, 7-8:30pm  (4th Tuesday of month)

Wednesday, July 8, 7-8:30pm  (2nd Wednesday of month)

Tuesday, July 28, 7-8:30pm  (4th Tuesday of month)

Wednesday, August 12, 7-8:30pm  (2nd Wednesday of month)


Click this link to Join Zoom Meetings:

If this is the first time you are using Zoom, follow the prompts that are provided.

You can also join by phone by dialing: (929) 205-6099

Meeting ID: 892 7401 1461

Password: 173256

One tap mobile:


(If you are calling by cell phone, touch the cell phone number above and you will automatically be dialed into the group.  

 *At this time, Connection Peer Recovery Support Group is not meeting online.


Register For NAMI’s Youth Speak: Supporting Youth Mental Health During COVID-19 Webinar

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. ET


What Will It Cover?

This webinar will share the warning signs of mental health conditions and suicide in youth and young adults and what this might look like during our current pandemic. Attendees will learn how to be there for someone in need and resources that are available to those who need help. Three young adults will also share their personal mental health journeys and how they have coped through COVID-19.

Who Will Be Presenting?

Katie Donohue, ETS Young Adult Presenter, NAMI Greater Orlando

Mitch Kusick, ETS Coordinator, NAMI Colorado

Hannah Bott, Outreach Coordinator/ETS Coordinator, NAMI North Texas


 Register for NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: Impact of Racism and Trauma on Black Mental Health

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 4:00-5:30 PM ET


What Will It Cover? 

This webinar will review the historical context of individually mediated and systemic racism towards Black people and discuss the mental implications of racism and trauma on Black people within the U.S. 

Who will Be Presenting?

Dr. Christine Crawford

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