NJ Mental Health Community Events

October 2018

Monday, October 15 – Tips for Caregivers: How Organizing Tools Can Lighten Your Load with Geri Chark Frankel, 7 – 8 pm, Moorestown Library, 111 West Second Street, Moorestown, NJ. Register here

Monday, October 15NAMI Cumberland Speaker Meeting, Wellness Power Tools, Easy and Mighty Tips and Tricks to Create a Healthy, Happy and Energized Life! Speaker: Kathy Dickson, C.H.C, Holistic Health & Nutrition Coach, 7- 9 pm, Inspira Fitness Connection, 2nd floor Board Room, 1430 W. Sherman Ave. (northwest corner of Sherman Avenue and Orchard Road), Vineland, NJ 08360. View flyer

Wednesday, October 17 – Sunday October 21 – Mindful Education Summit (online). Learn mindfulness for you, your kids and your community from 25+ mindfulness experts and educators. Register here.

Thursday, October 18 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Thursday, October 18 – Mental Health First Aid Overview with Carrie Parmelee – Assessing the risk of suicide for someone you care for. Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties, 67 Spring St., Newton, NJ. Register here.

Thursday, October 25 – Life Planning Series: “What will my loved one do when I’m gone?” An educational event for family members with loved ones living with mental illness. 6:30-8:30pm, Saint Francis Residential Community-Club Room, 122 Diamond Spring Road, Denville. Registration is required. Please call by 10/22. Pam : 973-945-7386, or Sudhir: 973-768-4657. View flyer.

Thursday, October 25 – NAMI Sussex welcomes Susan Scheel, LPC to discuss “Understanding the Challenges of ADHD in Adults,” 7-8:30pm, Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton. For more information, call NAMI Sussex at 973-214-0632 or email nami.sussex@gmail.com. View flyer.

Friday, October 26 – GSAPP’s 2018 Culture Conference, “Working With African American Clients and Families,” with Distinguished Professor Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Ph.D., will take place at the Busch Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms A&B, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Register here. Download flyer.

October 27-28 – NAMI Connection Facilitator Training, North Brunswick. For more information and registration, visit NAMI NJ Support and Speaker Training in 2018.

 

November 2018

Friday, November 2NIMH Webinar: Coping Strategies for Anxious Kids, What Parents Need to Know, 12 – 1 pm, Dr. Erin Berman will discuss: how to identify an anxious child, how to change anxious thinking, the science and biological roots of anxiety in children, how computer technology is transforming the understanding of anxiety, and current treatment options.

Sunday, November 4 – Caregiver Wellness, A Self-Care Program focused on Wellness, Gentle Yoga, and Meditation, 10 – 2 pm, 151 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway NJ. For more information, click here.

Sunday, November 4 – NAMI Middlesex Annual Fundraiser – All You Can Eat, 11 am – 1 pm, Outback Steakhouse, 481 Rte. 1 South, Edison, NJ 07716, $25 per person, Space is Limited – Call for tickets today! Download flyer

Monday, November 5 – NAMI Middlesex County & IFSS invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Understanding Trauma,” UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7:00-9:00 pm. View flyer for details and directions.

Wednesday, November 7NIMH Webinar: Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Irritability? 3 – 4 pm. Children pass through many phases of development as they grow up. It can be hard to know if a child is going through normal development or showing signs of something more serious. The webinar will cover common signs of severe irritability; how parents can help a child with severe irritability; what treatment options exist; and ongoing irritability research conducted at NIMH.

Thursday, November 8 – NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: Caregiving for People with Mental Illness, 4 – 5:30 pm. Learn moreRegister here.

Thursday, November 8 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Saturday, November 10 – The 7th Annual Plankstravaganza, 11-4 pm, Lake Parsippany Clubhouse. Learn more.

Thursday, November 15 – NJPRA’s 38th Annual Fall Conference, The Drive to Thrive: Commitment, Endurance, & Sustainability; Pines Manor, Edison

Thursday, November 15 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

 

December 2018

Saturday, December 1NAMI NJ Annual Conference

Thursday, December 13 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

Thursday, December 20 – NAMI Middlesex & Rutgers UBHC & IFSS: “Coping,” an open support group for family members dealing with mental illness. For more information, view flyer.

 

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