NJ Mental Health Community Events

May 2017

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

Tuesday, May 30 – Did you know the simple act of petting a dog releases good brain chemicals? Join NAMI Somerset for an evening at Bridgewater Library to learn about emotional support pet therapy. Trisha Baker, founder and CEO of Attitudes in Reverse, attitudesinreverse.org, will be giving a presentation on the healing effects of certified therapy/emotional support dogs when placed with individuals with mental health challenges. She will also present information on training of these dogs. Tricia will bring one of her therapy dogs for you to meet! 1 Vogt Dr., Bridgewater, NJ 08807, Meeting Room AB, 7:00 – 8:20 p.m. Please visit http://sclsnj.libnet.info/events to register with the Library prior to the event. Click on May 30th and scroll to bottom.


June 2017

Saturday, June 3 – NAMI Salem County is hosting a workshop, “Empowering Caregivers,” 10 – 3 p.m. Lunch is included. Registration begins at 9 a.m., To RSVP call Maureen at 856-217-5509

Tuesday, June 6 – 13th Annual NAMI Union County Pizza Party from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 37-43 South Avenue, Garwood, NJ 07027. Free admission, but you must register in advance. You must sign up by Wednesday, May 24th with your counselor or with Sandy at (908) 272-8049 (evenings preferred).

Wednesday, June 7“Bridgeway’s Beautiful Minds” Art Exhibition Opening Reception, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Kean University.

Wednesday, June 7 – Open House for Job Seekers, No appointment necessary, Fill out an application – Drop off your résumé, Speak to a HR staff about current job openings, 1 – 5 p.m., 720 King Georges Post RoadFords, NJ 08863. To see a list of SHAs current job listings, please visit: Job Listings from SHA members

Tuesday, June 13Topic: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Presented by Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, 2 – 3 p.m., Meet the Scientist Webinar Series.

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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