NJ Mental Health Community Events

February 2017

Saturdays, February 11 & 18 – MHFA (Mental Health for First Aid) for adults to assist other adults experiencing mental health challenges, 8-hour Course (FREE), sponsored by NAMI Hunterdon and NAMI Somerset. Registration required. Contact: Alicia Stevenson at aliciastevenson@comcast.net

Tuesday, February 21 – Union County invites area residents to join its “Circle of Friends” for a free, informal evening of sharing and discussion at 7:30 p.m., RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center, 2120 Lamberts Mill Rd., Scotch Plains. Call 908-233-1628 or email at namiunioncounty@yahoo.com for more information.

Wednesday, February 22 – NAMI Middlesex Casual Outing Club, 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:30 8:30 p.m., Reformed Church of Highland Park, “cave level,” 19 South Second Ave, Highland Park, NJ, Contact Lauran at the NAMI-Middlesex office at 732-745-0709 for further information.

Sunday, February 26 – NAMI Middlesex Young Adult Social Club, Hardenbergh Hall @ RU at 1 p.m., Contact Sam Hartman at (732) 567-0073 or email Hartman.sam@gmail.com.

Tuesday, February 28 – MHANJ’s Career Connection Employment Resource Institute (CCERI) Presents: A Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) for Work, A Professional Development Series Workshop, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., MHANJ’s Union Training Facility, 2333 Morris Avenue Building C, Suite 206-208, Register by February 25th

 

March 2017

Wednesday, March 1 – Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Consumer Connections Announces a Co-Occurring Workshop Series for Peer Providers, Optimizing Recovery in Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders, Preferred Behavioral Health training site, 725 Airport Road, Unit B1, Lakewood, NJ 08701, Register for Day 1.

Thursday, March 2 – Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Consumer Connections Announces a Co-Occurring Workshop Series for Peer Providers, Optimizing Recovery in Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders, Preferred Behavioral Health training site, 725 Airport Road, Unit B1, Lakewood, NJ 08701, Register for Day 2.

Monday, March 6 – Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Consumer Connections Announces a Co-Occurring Workshop Series for Peer Providers, Optimizing Recovery in Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders, Preferred Behavioral Health training site, 725 Airport Road, Unit B1, Lakewood, NJ 08701, Register for Day 3.

Monday, March 6 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with IFSS Middlesex County invites you to attend their ‘Spring Speaker Series’ at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., “Ask the Psychiatrist”

Sunday, March 12 – NAMI Middlesex Young Adult Social Club, Panera Bread Rt 1 in North Brunswick at 1 p.m., Contact Sam Hartman at (732) 567-0073 or email Hartman.sam@gmail.com.

Tuesday, March 14Prevention of Depression, Meet the Scientist Webinar Series, 4 – 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 16 – IFSS presents A Respite Event for Families, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., 151 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Monday, March 20Lives Worth Living: Creating an Ecology of Wellness for LGBTQ Youth in School, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Bergen Community College

Sunday, March 26 – NAMI Middlesex Young Adult Social Club, Hardenbergh Hall @ RU at 1 p.m., Contact Sam Hartman at (732) 567-0073 or email Hartman.sam@gmail.com.

Wednesday-Thursday, March 29-30 – New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) Annual Conference, “Collaboration & Innovation: a Formula for Success”, Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, Iselin, NJ 08830

 

April 2017

Monday, April 3 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with IFSS Middlesex County invites you to attend their ‘Spring Speaker Series’ at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., “Maintaining Everyday Healthy Living Practices”

Thursday, April 20 – The Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Women’s Health Philanthropy Council Presents Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., Morristown Medical Center Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater, Pre-registration required.

Thursday, April 27 – NJAMHAA IT Conference, “Be Connected, Stay Protected”, National Conference Center, East Windsor, NJ 08520

Friday, April 28 – 17th Annual Addiction Conference – Forging Paths to Wellness, Atlantic City Convention Center, Register here.

 

May 2017

Monday, May 1 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with IFSS Middlesex County invites you to attend their ‘Spring Speaker Series’ at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., “Reversing the Cycles of Depression & Anxiety”

Saturday, May 13NAMIWalks NJ, Building Better Lives, Boardwalk at Seaside Park, Check in 9 a.m., Walk starts 10 a.m.

Thursday, May 25 – Integrated Case Management Services Conference, “Compassionate Care in a Business Environment”, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, NJ 08619

 

June 2017

Saturday, June 24 – NAMI NJ Annual Meeting, Crowne Plaza Monroe

Wednesday, June 28 – Saturday, July 1The NAMI National Convention, Washington D.C.

 

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