NJ Mental Health Community Events

November 2017

Thursday, November 16 – Bergen County Department of Health Services is proud to present Mental Health First Aid Training, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at New Bridge Medical Center Auditorium. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Event is free of charge. Register with RoseMary Klie: rklie@bergenregional.com or 201-225-7674. Download flyer here.

Wednesday, November 22 – NAMI Middlesex Casual Outing Club. The Casual Outing Club is a program that provides social gatherings for adults who are interested in recreational and social activities. The events take place the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Reformed Church of Highland Park, “cave level,” 19 South Second Ave, Highland Park, NJ from 6:30 – 8:30PM. Contact the NAMI-Middlesex office at 732-745-0709 for further information. Upcoming event: November 22nd. Meet at the Reformed Church “Cave Level” for light refreshments and to celebrate giving THANKS! Registration not required; Please stop by!


December 2017

Friday, December 1 – Trauma at the Core: Applying Trauma-Informed Care in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment, a day long conference, 7:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., DCF Child Welfare Training Academy, 30 VanDyke Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Download flyer. Register here.

Saturday, December 2 – NAMI NJ 2017 Annual Conference8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Ramada Plaza Conference Center, 390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Monday, December 4 – IFSS Winter Speaker Series: “Mental Health & Addiction Challenges, Healing & Recovery,” at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane W, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00- 9:00 pm

Wednesday, December 6“Power in Numbers, 2017 NJ Non-Profit Conference,” The Palace at Somerset Park

Sunday, December 10 – NAMI Middlesex Young Adult Social Club. Our Young Adult Social Club provides recreational opportunities and fellowship. The events are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday afternoon of every month at Rutgers Hardenburg Hall, 615 George Street, New Brunswick, and range from bowling, to mini-golf, movies and picnics in the park. Contact Sam Hartman at (732)567-0073 or email Hartman.sam@gmail.com. Calendar of Events: December 10 – Olive Garden in East Brunswick @ 1PM. Contribution $5.00 (for expenses). No registration required.

Thursday, December 21 – IFSS Jingle Mingle – A Winter Holiday Celebration for Families, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ. Registration required. Call IFSS at 732-235-6184 to register not later than Friday, December 15, 2017. Download flyer.


January 2018

Monday, January 8 – IFSS Winter Speaker Series: “Social Security Work Incentives: Tools for Successful Transition to Work,” at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane W, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00- 9:00 pm


February 2018

Monday, February 5 – IFSS Winter Speaker Series: “Substance Use Disorders: Stigma, Treatment & Relapse Prevention,” at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane W, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00- 9:00 pm



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