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The KnowHow e-mail list is an electronic forum for the sharing of support and information among consumer members of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
To learn more about it click here.

Knowhow Forum currently has 110 members from all fifty state chapter. As a e-mail support list, It has been in constant operation since 1998.

To join you must have an active e-mail account, and be willing to read and share e-mails of 10 or more a week, You can join, post messages  or leave at any time.
To subscribe: send an email to
Please include:

  • Your full first and last name.
  • Your state of residence and NAMI affiliation.
  • A statement to the effect that you identify as a "primary consumer" of mental health services.


Phoenixville area NAMI Support Group.
New Support Group meets in Phoenixville at Penn Psychiatric Center on the 2nd Thursday of the month 7 - 9 p.m. Starting Thursday, March 13, 2003. A professional Therapist is also in attendance. There is no charge for this and experience has shown that it is a much needed service. For further information on this group, call 610-430-0177 OR e-mail Ginger at

Southern Chester County NAMI Support Group
Starting Thursday, November 7 and the first Thursday of each month , family members and friends of a person with a mental illness will now have the opportunity to meet with others "who have been there". A Therapist / Family Member will also be in attendance.

They will meet at the Episcopal Church of the Advent on Rt 82 in Kennett Square, just off Rt. 1 ByPass. The time is 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Please share this information with other interested persons.
Please call  610-444-5993 for further information.

NAMI PA Know~how--
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This community is for those consumer members of NAMI PA to have a communications forum available to discussion issues concerning NAMI,NAMI PA ,its Affiliates and our consumer membership. The purpose and mission to create a safe forum for the NAMI Consumer Community to communicate with each other. Unlike other list-groups or forums, members will not have their e-mail boxes overflowed with messages and posts each day, but can access this website to gain updated information, discussion boards, exchange files and even Instant Message-and Chat Room.

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Our Web Community for NAMI PA Consumer Council

In September, a dozen NAMI Consumer members from throughout NAMI PA converged on the Sleepy Bed and Breakfast Villa of Bedford Pennsylvania for a  3 day Presenters training on the NAMI Consumer Outreach Program

"In Our Own Voice".

To read more about it click here.
Pictures are available here.

~To Contact Us~

NAMI PA Chester County
P.O. Box 1102, Frazer, Pa 19355 Our Number 610-430-0177
NAMI PA 1-800-223-0500
( national hotline )
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