NJ Mental Health Community Events

October 2019

Saturday, October 12Afternoon with Andrew Katz, Author of “The Vampire Gideon’s Suicide Hotline and Halfway House for Orphaned Girls,” 12-2pm, NAMI NJ Office, Presented by NAMI NJ’s Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Network. Download flyer. RSVP here.

Saturday, October 12 – Free Public Forum: The Language of Stigma, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm, Warren County Library Headquarters, 2 Shotwell Dr., Belvidere, NJ. Download flyer.

Thursday, October 17NJHAMAA’s Fall Behavioral Healthcare Conference, Pines Manor, Edison, NJ

Thursday, October 17 – Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services: Opioid Epidemic Symposium, Information for Sussex County Residents concerned about the Where/How/When to obtain services. Newton High School, 44 Ryerson Ave, Newton, 7:00 pm. See flyer.

Monday, October 21 – Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Complex Conditions, Comprehensive Solutions, from 7 – 8:30 pm, at 83 Spring Street, Suite 302B, Newton, NJ. Presented by Rachel Wallace, Director of Clinical Services at The Center for Prevention & Counseling. Co-sponsored by Intensive Family Support Services of Sussex County and NAMI Sussex. Free and reservation requested, seating is limited. Learn more.

Wednesday, October 23 – Life Planning Series: How can I help my loved one now? An educational event for family members with loved ones living with mental illness. Featured Speaker: S. Paul Prior, Attorney, Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, Attorneys at Law. 6:30pm-8:30pm, Saint Francis Residential Community-Club Room, 122 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834. Event is free but registration is required. Please call by 10/21/19: Pam: 973-945-7386, Sudhir: 973-768-4657. Sponsored by Saint Clare’s Health and NAMI Morris County. Download flyer

Wednesday, October 23 – Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services: Opioid Epidemic Symposium, Information for Sussex County Residents concerned about the Where/How/When to obtain services. Wallkill Valley Regional High School, 10 Grumm Rd, Hamburg, 7:00 pm. See flyer.

Wednesday, October 23 – Free Webinar: What Families Need to Know About Mental Health and Insurance, 12pm ET. For more information, and to register, click here.

Thursday, October 24 – NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: A Look Inside Dialectical Behavior Therapy, 4 – 5:30 pm, Hear from world-renowned Dialectical Behavior Therapy expert Dr. Kathryn Korslund as she describes what a person can expect from the DBT experience. Registration space is limited. Click here to register. See full event details here.

Saturday, October 26NAMI Smarts for Advocacy, 9 am – 4 pm, NAMI NJ Office, Register here. For more information, contact Jayn Demsky at jmdensky@verizon.net

Monday, October 28 – Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services: Opioid Epidemic Symposium, Information for Sussex County Residents concerned about the Where/How/When to obtain services. Lenape Valley Regional High School, 28 Sparta Rd, Stanhope, 7:00 pm. See flyer.

Tuesday, October 29 & November 5 – NAMI Smarts for Advocacy, 6 pm – 8:30 pm, Atlantic Cape Community College, Contact Abbie Katz at abbieekatz@aol.com or call 215-327-7940 to register or for more information. Download flyer.

 

November 2019

Monday, November 4 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with Intensive Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) Invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Essentials of Healthy Communication When Mental Illness is Involved” at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00-9:00 pm. For more information, view flyer.

Thursday, November 14NJ Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association’s 39th Fall Conference: The Art & Value of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, at Pines Manor, Edison.

Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17NAMI Basics Teacher Training

Tuesday, November 19Princeton University presents: Movies for Mental Health, A free event featuring food, short films and discussion. 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 41 William Street, Princeton, NJ.

 

December 2019

Tuesdays, September 17 through December 3 – The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder invites you to attend a 12 week course, Family Connections in Middlesex County. Location: 151 Centennial Ave, Piscataway (RM: B/G). 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For more information, view flyer.

Saturday, December 7NAMI NJ Annual Conference, Fairbridge Hotel and Conference Center in Somerset

Tuesdays, September 17 through December 17 – The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder invites you to attend a 12 week course, Family Connections. Sponsored by NAMI Sussex at St. Francis De Sales RC Church, 614 Route 517, Vernon, NJ. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Register here. For more information, view flyer.

 

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