Events and Activities

25th Anniversary of Byberry State Hospital Closure, Reflection Upon American Mental Health System’s Past, Present & Future (presentation & panel discussion)

June 19, 2015, 9am.-Noon, Temple University, Kiva Auditorium, School of Social Work

Father and Children Together Mural Dedication

Community partnership helping fathers who are incarcerated reconnect with their children. Mural reflects the important bond between all fathers and their children.

June 20, 2015, 11am-1pm, 5436 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, PA 191343. Rain date is Sunday, June 21

Children’s Health Fair

U of Penn, Drexel University & NET partner to provide multiple stations featuring sceenings, exams, information and resources on menetal health, substance abuse nutrition, etc.

June 30, 2015, 9am-3pm, Northeast Treatment Center, 499 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

2015 Special Education Leadership Summer Academy

Increase knowledge and skills that are vital for special education leaders.

July 27-July 30, 2015, Bedford Springs Conference Center

PaTTAN, contact Lisa Traviline 800-441-3215, x 7215,


Join the largest recovery walk in the nation to support recovery.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia PA

IEP Mini-Series: Developing A strong IEP, Working with your school team & Parental Rights

Offered throughout the year at variousl locations.

Contact PEAL at 866-950-1040

PRO-ACT’s FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM for families with a loved one struggling with addiction. Understand the disease, learn tools to constructively address problems and begin the family process of healing. Program is free but registration is required.

For more information call PRO-ACT at 800-221-6333 weekdays 9am-5pm.

MAIN LINE NAMI’S FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM, offered spring and fall in the Wynnewood area for families of persons diagnosed with a serious mental illness. 12 week course teaches knowledge and skills so families cope more effectively. Free but registration required. Contact Judy at 610-668-7917 or

NAMI Basics Education Program is 6 week course providing fundamentals on science, resources and strategies in dealing with loved one’s mental illness.   Free but registration required. Contact Judy at 610-668-7917 or


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