NJ Mental Health Community Events

January 2020

Monday, January 13 – NAMI Sussex will host a free screening of the film, “Living with Bipolar Disorder,” a presentation of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ. For more information, view flyer.

Monday, January 13Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is proud to offer a free Behavioral Health Workforce Development Training program in Youth Mental Health First Aid, from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, located at Rutgers University- Research Tower 8th Floor- Room 822, 675 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ. Register here.

Tuesday, January 14 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Webinar: Using Tools of Neuroscience to Make Personalized Care a Reality in Schizophrenia, 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Dr. Gregory A. Light will describe precision medicine trials his team has conducted which significantly reduced symptoms and improved cognitive and daily functioning in patients with chronic psychosis. Learn more here and register today.

Wednesday, January 15 – Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) Psycho Education Group: Understanding Bipolar, 4:30 pm. Ocean Mental Health Services (Ocean Academy), 160 Atlantic City Boulevard – rear entrance, Bayville, NJ. IFSS is a specialty program of Ocean Mental Health Services, which provides support and education to the caregiver of a person with mental illness. For more information about IFSS, please call the program directly at 732-606-9573 x 7012.

Thursday, January 23 – “Vaping & Concentrates: What You Need to Know,” a free educational presentation at Sister Marie de Pazzi Conference Center, 254 Easton Avenue, New Brunswick, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Learn more

Saturday, January 25 – Ancora Psychiatric Hospital Administration and Staff Invite You and Your Family to The Family Connection Meeting & Lunch, 12:00 noon, at Ivy Gym, 301 Spring Garden Road, Ancora, NJ 08037. If you plan to attend, please contact Liz Capoferri, Client Services Advocates Office, (609) 567-7339, eilzabeth.capoferri@doh.nj.gov. View flyer.

Thursday, January 30NAMI Somerset is offering NAMI Family & Friends, a free seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones with a mental health condition, from 7:00 – 8:45 pm, at Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, 500 N Bridge St, Bridgewater Township, NJ. For more information and to register, view flyer.

 

February 2020

Monday, February 3 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with Intensive Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) invites you to attend their ‘Winter Speaker Series’ – “Planning for a Loved One’s Care: Psychiatric Advance Directives & Other Future Concerns,” at UBHC 671 Hoes Lane, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7 – 9 pm. View flyer.

Thursday, February 6Northeast and Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is offering a Wellness and Recovery for Serious Mental Illness training that will present the key elements of recovery from serious mental illnesses based on the research literature and reviews of first-person accounts, from 10 am – 2 pm, located at Rutgers University- Research Tower 8th Floor- Room 822, 675 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, February 25NAMI Warren County and Family Guidance Center are partnering to deliver NAMI Family & Friends, a free seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, at Family Guidance Center of Warren County, 492 Route 57, Washington, NJ. For more information and to register, view flyer.

 

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