depression, OCD, Schizophrenia, etc.). The Speakeasy group is a co-ed AA discussion type meeting to help anyone interested in stopping drinking or using drugs. Groups are offered weekly and include 12-step recovery groups and other support groups that focus on mental and physical health in a supportive and grace-giving environment. "Using the [NAMI] support group model is so essential to the success of our family support groups. New Canaan Society (NCS) is a network of men joined by a common desire for a deep and abiding friendship with Jesus, and lasting friendships with each other. Sex Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of men who share their experience, strength, and hope so that they may find freedom from addictive sexual behavior and help others recover from sexual addiction. 2, Suite 221 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. Tel: 717-625-2120 NAA-PA supports Central PA. NAA-PA has an online Yahoo Group as well as a support group that meets in Lancaster County. All other programs and services are trademarks of their respective owners. This dynamic group provides a safe place for survivors to heal and rebuild their lives. 2001 N. Front Street, Bldg. Topics include: Identity, Stigma, Medication, Managing Stressors, and more. The Twelve Steps steer us from a path of self-defeating behaviors toward healthy and loving relationships with God, ourselves and others. "The support group facilitators and attendees were respectful of other people's experiences and were non-judgmental when there were different ways of handling things." Membership is open to all who share a desire to stop addictive sexual behavior. The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Topics include: Building Faith, Stigma, Communication, Medication, Grieving & Grace, Self-Care, Boundaries, and much more., Meetings at Pine Grove Methodist Church in York. Here we are learning to love the self, growing in humility as we learn of our own shortcomings and defects of character and recognize our skills, talents and successes. 2120 Oregon Pike THE ARC OF PENNSYLVANIA All Rights Reserved. Support for Moms Raising Special Needs Children . 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. More information can be found at There is a cost for the program and registration is coming to an end. By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. We also offer an Autism Resource Center open to anyone in the community who wishes to learn more about Autism and what other services are offered in the Blair County area. Be the first to know when we have big news or events to announce, Please click here for a listing of all scheduled support groups and times offered,, FRONTOTEMPORAL DEGENERATION FTD CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP, Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD), GRIEF SUPPORT AFTER A SUBSTANCE PASSING (GRASP), PARENTS OF ADOLESCENTS/ADULTS IN RECOVERY (PAR). re:MIND fosters support and connection through our free and confidential support groups for individuals living with, or family and friends affected by, depression and bipolar disorders. The Spanish version of NAMI Family Support Group, Grupo de Apoyo para Familiares de NAMI, is available in a limited number of states. The HHCI provides a meeting space for a variety of groups including 12-step recovery groups and other support groups, in a supportive and grace-giving environment. 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. Wormleysburg, PA 17043 Designed for adult loved ones of people with mental health conditions, Led by family members of people with mental health conditions, 60-90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (varies by location), No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed, Accept that we cannot solve every problem, Understand that mental health conditions are no one's fault and can be traumatic experiences. Tel: 717-838-7946 It encourages empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community. As a group, the collective wisdom covered a lot of possibilities." EASTER SEALS OF SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FRIENDS OF QUINN “The most beneficial thing for me was that I am not alone. Copyright © 2019 NAMI. Support group experiences allow people and families to make meaningful connections in a safe and supportive environment. Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania is a network created by families for families of children and adults with special needs, and connects families in similar situations with one another so that they may share experiences, and offer practical information and/or support. Box 1501 We believe that a sober life is absolutely possible and that free of active addiction all may be happy, joyous, and free. Learn more about common mental health conditions that affect millions. Sign up for a NAMI Family & Friends Seminar, Competent Caring: When Mental Illness Becomes a Traumatic Event (DVD), NAMI Sharing Hope: Speaking with African Americans about Mental Health, NAMI Compartiendo Esperanza: Speaking with Latinos about Mental Health, NAMI Sharing Your Story with Law Enforcement, What the Affordable Care Act Has Meant for People with Mental Health Conditions & What Could Be Lost, Divert to What? **Please contact Gary C. before attending. Harrisburg, PA A 16-week curriculum-based support group for adult female survivors of childhood/adult sexual abuse/assault or domestic violence. Alcoholics 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 alcoholism. Our volunteers answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps. Tel: 717- 234-2621; 800-692-7258 Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)  More details. 2201 S. Queen Street Registered Charity Number: 1077787. PARENT TO PARENT OF PENNSYLVANIA Useful information about special needs conditions such as autism and asperger's as well as support organisations. AA meetings and sponsorship have proven to be successful in helping people stay sober for over 80 years. Caring for special children means you typically don't have a lot of time to focus on yourself or even seek the support you need to be the best parent you can be because close to 100-percent of your day is spent caring for your child. Tel: 717-792-3129, AUTISM YORK York, PA 17403 This AS support group meets monthly to share support and information to families from Lancaster and Lebanon counties. We seek to provide comfort, guidance, and healing to all participants on this journey. EASTER SEALS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA 501 Valley View Boulevard Our support groups are led by trained facilitators and community professionals. Autismlink features an extensive email listserv, message boards, chat rooms, a provider database, a mentor program and a wealth of other information and advocacy resources. Altoona, PA 16602 Support HHCI. Educational seminars, social outings, lending library, resource directory, community outreach programs, family grants & scholarships, and support for new families are all made possible through tax deductible donations to Autism York. 330 Rhonda Dr. Recognizing that community is one of the factors necessary for successful recovery, the HHCI provides a meeting space for a variety of groups. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. 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. 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. These groups provide members an opportunity to discuss caregiving challenges and share helpful tips, while receiving support from others who are in similar situations.