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 [email protected]

***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.

NOVEMBER  2018 Meetings and Events

—Tuesday, November 6, 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. NOTE: This is Election Day, so please vote. 

—Thursday, November 8, 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, November 11, Book discussion  from 2 to 3:30 pm at Beatriz’s home in Willow Grove, PA. For directions, contact Beatriz Moisset at [email protected] Book TBA. Read more

— Tuesday, November 20, EVENING MEETING, Abington Presbyterian Church, from 7 to 9:15 pm. Church is at 1082 York Road at Susquehanna, Abington PA 19001. ERIC DYKE – back by popular demand – will lead us in a short yoga session. We’ll also discuss “Doing Our Best in the Holiday Season.”  Read more.

‘THIS IS MY BRAVE’ was held ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, AT GRATZ COLLEGE. Ruth Deming told the story of her bipolar illness. Other members of ND helped out. Bravo to them! Many members of our support group were in the audience supporting us.

ED QUINN was our fantastic director.

—Thursday, November 22, NO DAYTIME MEETING as it’s Thanksgiving! Read more.

—Thursday, November 29, Daytime Meeting from 10 until noon. This extra meeting occurs due to no meeting on Thanksgiving. Read more

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 OCTOBER  MEETINGS ABOVE.

 

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