Welcome to New Directions! Now in our 34th Year!

Your premier support group in the Philadelphia area for people with Depression, Bipolar Disorder and their Loved Ones. Call us at 215-659-2366 or email us at Compass123@comcast.net

***WHERE helping others is the best way to help yourself!!!***

NEW: Click to download The Compass, Spring 2018

If you’ve read our online Compass, we’d appreciate your tax-deductible donation.

New Directions, Box 181, Hatboro, PA 19040 OR your PayPal account. THANKS!

NOTE:  NEW TIME  FOR EVENING MEETINGS – 7:00 PM  TO  9:15  PM.

SEE SCHEDULE BELOW … OR ON RIGHT. Team Leaders include: Ada Moss Fleisher, Helen Kirschner, Fontaine Caldwell. Carole and Gregory Hodges run our Loved Ones’ Group.  Photo by Greg Hodges, lower right. Ruth Z Deming, MGPGP, founder/director, in her “Ask me Why I have 3 kidneys T-shirt.” Taking lithium for 16 yrs ruined her kidneys and she had a transplant. Read her Lithium post. For other famous people w/mood disorders click here.

AUGUST 2018 Meetings and Events

Remember our New Lunch Bunch Program meets the first and third Sundays!

—Sunday, August 5, The Lunch Bunch. Meet at 1 pm at Bonnet Lane Diner, 1720 Old York Road, Abington PA 19001. Their phone is 215-657-5750. Read more.

—Tuesday, August 7, EVENING MEETING at Abington Presbyterian Church, from 7 to 9:15 pm. Church is at 1082 York Road at Susquehanna, Abington PA 19001. Read more

—Thursday, August 9, DAYTIME Meeting at the Giant, from 10 until noon, 315 York Road, Willow Grove PA 19090. Enter Giant on right, make quick right and take stairs or elevator to second floor. Classroom number will be posted. Read more

— Sunday, August 19, The Lunch Bunch. Zoe’s Kitchen. From 1 until 2:30 pm. Read more

—Tuesday, August 21, SPEAKER MEETING at Abington Presbyterian Church, from 7 to 9:15 pm. Church is at 1082 York Road at Susquehanna, Abington PA 19001.  Eric Dyke, yoga. Read more

—Thursday, August 23, DAYTIME Meeting at the Giant, from 10 until noon, 315 York Road, Willow Grove PA 19090. Enter Giant on right, make quick right and take stairs or elevator to second floor. Classroom number will be posted. Read more.

New Directions Book Club. Sign up to read BARRACOON (or slave pen) by Nora  Neale Hurston. Featured on NPR’s Fresh Air.  Please email RuthDeming@comcast.net. We will meet in person at my friend Beatriz’s in Abington Township. Date to be announced.

 

NOTE: Our EVENING MEETINGS are the FIRST and THIRD Tuesdays of the month at Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 York Road, Abington PA 19001. Time is 7 to 9:15 pm. We ask a donation of $5 per person or $8 for entire family.

Our DAYTIME MEETINGS are the SECOND and FOURTH Thursdays at Willow Grove Giant Supermarket, 315 York Road, Willow Grove PA 19090. Time is 10 am until Noon. Enter Giant on right of store, make quick right and take stairs or elevator to second floor. Classroom number will be posted.

NEW! To learn if a meeting or program is cancelled due to bad weather, view AUGUST  MEETINGS ABOVE.

 

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