NJ Mental Health Community Events

August 2018

Thursday, August 23 – Webinar: Understanding Behavioral and Psychiatric Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Register by August 17.

 

September 2018

Tuesday, September 4 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Burlington County. View affiliate page for details.

Tuesday, September 4 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Monmouth County. View affiliate page for details.

Wednesday, September 5 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Warren County. View affiliate page for details.

Thursday, September 6 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Union County. View affiliate page for details.

Saturdays, September 8 & 15 – Mental Health First Aid Certification course, for adults who want to help other adults facing a mental health challenge. Open to the general public. Must be able to attend BOTH days. 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. $20 per person. Bridgewater United Methodist Church. Questions about the course, payment, free slots, or to register, please contact aliciastevenson@comcast.net.

Monday, September 10 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Bergen County. View affiliate page for details.

Monday, September 10 – NAMI Middlesex County & IFSS invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Applying for Social Security Benefits: Tools for Success,” UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00-9:00 pm. View flyer for details and directions.

Tuesday, September 11 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Gloucester County. View affiliate page for details.

Wednesday, September 12 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Sussex County. View affiliate page for details.

Thursday, September 13 – The New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, is pleased to announce the 2018 FREE Annual Suicide Prevention Event – “Working Together to Prevent Suicide” from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ. View agenda and registration details.

Thursday, September 13 – NAMI Sussex welcomes Doreen Rasp, APN to discuss The Gut-Brain Connection & Mental Health, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton. View flyer.

Thursday, September 13 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Saturday, September 15 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Somerset County. View affiliate page for details.

Saturday, September 15 – IFSS & NAMI Middlesex present 8th Annual “IFSS Stress-Free Zone,” A Health & Wellness Fair, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, 151 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway. Registration is required by September 13 – call (732) 235-6184. For more details, view flyer.

Tuesday, September 18 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Morris County. View affiliate page for details.

Tuesday, September 18 – BBRF Webinar: Bright Light Therapy for Mood Disorders including Bipolar Depression, 2 – 3 p.m. Click here to learn more and to register.

Thursday, September 20 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Mercer County. View affiliate page for details.

Thursday, September 20 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

September 22-23 – NAMI Connection Facilitator Training, Woodbury. For more information and registration, visit NAMI NJ Support and Speaker Training in 2018.

Sunday, September 23 – AACT-NOW Cook Out, Mill Creek Park, Area B, Willingboro, NJ, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. There will be music, food and fun. RSVP at 609-265-0746 by September 15. View directionsRegister here!

Tuesday, September 25 – Start date for Family-to-Family class in Middlesex County. View affiliate page for details.

Wednesday, September 26 – NAMI Ocean County 20th Family Annual Picnic, 12 – 2:00 pm, Veterans Park, Bayville.

Wednesday, September 26 – Film Screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect,” 7:30 pm, Sparta Theatre, 25 Center St., Sparta, NJ. View flyer.

September 29-30 – NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator Training, Bridgewater. For more information and registration, visit NAMI NJ Support and Speaker Training in 2018.

 

October 2018

Monday, October 1 – NAMI Middlesex County & IFSS invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Effective Therapies for Treating OCD, Anxiety & Stress Disorders,” UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00-9:00 pm. View flyer for details and directions.

Thursday & Friday, October 4 & 5 – “My Identity Matter,” In My Mind: A People of Color Mental Health Conference, Metropolitan College of New York. View flyer. Register here.

Saturday, October 6 – NAMI In Our Own Voice (IOOV) Presenter Training, North Brunswick. For more information and registration, visit NAMI NJ Support and Speaker Training in 2018.

Tuesday, October 9 – BBRF Webinar: Nicotine Receptors in the Brain: Implications for Addiction and Depression, 2 – 3 p.m. Click here to learn more and to register.

Thursday, October 11 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Saturday, October 13 – “Expression of Hope,” free community art event at Montville Senior House, 365 Main Road, Montville, NJ 07045. View flyer

Thursday, October 18 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

October 27-28 – NAMI Connection Facilitator Training, North Brunswick. For more information and registration, visit NAMI NJ Support and Speaker Training in 2018.

 

November 2018

Monday, November 5 – NAMI Middlesex County & IFSS invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Understanding Trauma,” UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00-9:00 pm. View flyer for details and directions.

Thursday, November 8 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Thursday, November 15 – NJPRA’s 38th Annual Fall Conference, The Drive to Thrive: Commitment, Endurance, & Sustainability; Pines Manor, Edison

Thursday, November 15 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

 

December 2018

Saturday, December 1 – NAMI NJ Annual Conference

Thursday, December 13 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Thursday, December 20 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

 

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