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!


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.

DECEMBER  2018 Meetings and Events

—Tuesday, December 4, 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. 

—Sunday, December 9, Poetry Reading at Upper Moreland Library, 109 Park Ave., Willow Grove PA 19090. From 1 until 3 pm. Read more. 

—Thursday, December 13, 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. 

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 DECEMBER  MEETINGS ABOVE.



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