NJ Mental Health Community Events

March 2017

Monday, March 27Videocast Lecture: Promoting Resilience in Military Families: After Deployment, Adaptive Parenting Tools, 10 a.m., Facebook Live Q&A Session at 2 p.m

Wednesday, March 29 – Pediatric OCD: Facts and Treatment, Free webinar, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, March 29 – Psycho-Educational Workshop organized by Easter Seals and NAMI Somerset: Paul Pryor from Hinkles, Fingles, and Prior will discuss Medicaid, SSI, and other entitlements. Medicaid eligibility is the primary way in which New Jersey funds community-based and residential services for people with disabilities. Light dinner will be provided. 7-9pm at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876. RSVP to Wendy Venner 732-896-4187 or Wvenner@nj.easterseals.com

Wednesday-Thursday, March 29-30 – New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) Annual Conference, “Collaboration & Innovation: a Formula for Success”, Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, Iselin, NJ 08830

Thursday, March 30Webinar: Irritable Kids: What the Research Teaches Us, 1 – 2 p.m.

Thursday, March 30 – Webinar: Strategies for Improving Law Enforcement Responses to People with Behavioral Health Conditions, 2 – 3:30 p.m.


April 2017

Saturday, April 1 – New Jersey’s 35th Annual “Let’s Talk Adoption” Conference, 8:30 – 4:00 p.m., Rutgers University Busch Campus Center, Piscataway, New Jersey

Monday, April 3Poetry Contest Submission Deadline

Monday, April 3 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with IFSS Middlesex County invites you to attend their ‘Spring Speaker Series’ at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., “Maintaining Everyday Healthy Living Practices”

Friday, April 7Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., The Multicultural Family Institute, 328 Denison Street, Highland Park, NJ

Saturday, April 8Comedy Luncheon, 12 p.m, 90 Church St in New Brunswick.

Tuesday, April 11Webinar: Finding Her Tribe: Women’s Relationships With Peers and Community, 2 – 3:30 p.m

Tuesday, April 18Antidepressants: What They Are and How They Help, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Alpha Baptist Church, Cares Bldg. Room #6, 15 Rose Street, Willingboro, N.J. 08046, For more information contact Winifred at 609 265 0746

Thursday, April 20 – The Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Women’s Health Philanthropy Council Presents Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., Morristown Medical Center Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater, Pre-registration required.

Thursday, April 20Webinar: What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious, 1 – 2 p.m

Saturday, April 22 – United Way 5th Annual Caregivers Conference in Sussex County, 9 a.m.-  1 p.m., Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference & Education Center, 175 High Street, Newton

Wednesday, April 26 – ACTively Managing Stress, Anxiety & Frustration Related to Parenting, Free webinar, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Thursday, April 27Webinar: Understanding Depression in Teenagers, 1 – 2 p.m

Thursday, April 27 – NJAMHAA IT Conference, “Be Connected, Stay Protected”, National Conference Center, East Windsor, NJ 08520

Friday, April 28 – 17th Annual Addiction Conference – Forging Paths to Wellness, Atlantic City Convention Center, Register here.


May 2017

Monday, May 1 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with IFSS Middlesex County invites you to attend their ‘Spring Speaker Series’ at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., “Reversing the Cycles of Depression & Anxiety”

Monday, May 1 – Wednesday, May 3 – Opportunity to Participate in a Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy Workshop with Aaron Brinen, Psy.D, Beck Institute near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saturday, May 6Parent Leadership & Advocacy Conference, 8:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m., National Conference Center, 399 Monmouth Street, East Windsor, NJ  08520

Tuesday, May 9Webinar: Motherhood: What it Means for Women’s Recovery, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 13NAMIWalks NJ, Building Better Lives, Boardwalk at Seaside Park, Check in 9 a.m., Walk starts 10 a.m.

Saturday, May 13 – Parents & Professionals Navigate the Maze of Learning Disabilities & Attention Issues, Life after High School Conference & Post-Secondary Resource Expo, NJHA Conference & Event Center, 760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ

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


June 2017

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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