Welcome to New Directions! Now in our 35th 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 2019

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:  We publish new work – poems or opinions – under Online Kaleidoscope. If interested, please email [email protected]

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.

2019 Meetings and Events


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Tuesday, November 5, EVENING MEETING at Abington Prez Church, from 7 to 9:15 pm. 

Thursday, November 14, DAYTIME MEETING at the Giant from 10 am to noon. View below for address. 

Tues, EVENING MEETING, Abington Prez Church, November 19, from 7 pm until 9:15 pm

Thursday, DAYTIME MEETING, November 28, at the Giant, from 10 am to noon

Our EVENING MEETINGS are the FIRST and THIRD Tuesdays of the month at Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 York Road at Susquehanna, 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.

JULY 13, 2019: Our Annual Arts Fest was a huge success.

OUR NEXT ARTS FEST is Sunday, November 24, from 1 to 4 pm. 

View previous Arts Fest here.  Posting info is under REMEMBER.


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