NJ Mental Health Community Events

Check out events by NAMI NJ and County Affiliates:

 

 

Recommended events by other mental health organizations:

 

August 2020

Tuesday, August 11 – Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ) Virtual Conference- Life in High School and Beyond Virtual Conference & Resource Expo. 8:00 AM – 3:45 PM EDT, Register now.

Tuesday, August 11 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series – An Update on Treatment of Bipolar Depression, 2:00 pm EDT, Presented by Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D. Register here.

Thursday, August 20 – The NJ Statewide Network for Cultural Competence Presents: Courageous and Brave Places: Pathways to Understanding Lived Experiences, 10:00 am to 11:30 pm EDT, Presented by Elizabeth Williams-Riley, President & CEO, American Conference on Diversity. Register now

Thursday, August 20 – Veterans Affair New Jersey Heath care System is hosting a Virtual Caregiver Support Summit: “Wrap Around Support Services for Veteran Caregivers & Families” With presentations on VA Caregiver Support Program changes, Vet Centers, NAMI, United Way, and American Red Cross. Join here.

Wednesday, August 26 – FREE Summer Webinar: Let’s Talk About Racism, Trauma & Its Impact on Mental Health & Well Being” 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Presented by Dr. Tawanda Hubbard, LCSW, Social Work Educator & Practitioner and sponsored by The Middlesex County Office of Human Services & The Middlesex County Office of Human Services Mental Health Board. Space is limited. Register now.

 

September 2020

Tuesday, September 8 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series – Assessing & Managing Adolescent Suicidal Behavior New Approaches, 2:00 pm EDT, Presented by David A. Brent, M.D. Register Now.

Saturday, September 26 – Feel free to join The Middlesex County’s 2020 Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom, at the North Stelton Firehouse in Piscataway: It will  highlight cultural diversity & Celebration of Freedom in honor & recognition of African-American history and heritage. Children and families will have the opportunity to have an event filled with music, games, and vendor products and information, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT, Register here.

 

October 2020

Tuesday, October 13 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series – Why Did I Eat That? Obesity and the Neuroscience of Food Craving, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT, Presented by Carrie Ferrario, Ph.D. Register now.

 

November 2020

Tuesday, November 10 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series –Not Feeling It: Adolescent Depression and Reward Processing Gone Awry, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST, Presented by Erika E. Forbes, Ph.D. Register here.

 

December 2020

Tuesday, December 8 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series – Using Genetic Maps of the Brain to Understand Autism & Related Psychiatric Illnesses, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST, Presented by Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. Register now.

 

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