NJ Mental Health Community Events
Check out events by NAMI NJ and County Affiliates:
Recommended events by other mental health organizations:
Sunday, October 4-8 – Please join NAMI Mercer for their 12th Annual Harvest of Hope Conference. It will be hosted online during Mental Illness Awareness Week! Register now.
Thursday, October 8 – Gloucester County Mental Health Acute Care Presents: Third Annual Systems Review Committee Family Panel. Learn how to navigate the mental health system. Meet representatives from area hospitals. Ask questions and share your concerns. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm via zoom. Register here
Monday, October 5 – IFSS & NAMI Middlesex invites you to attend the second presentation in their Fall Speaker Series. “Helping vs. Enabling: Strategies to Improve Family Functioning,” 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Presented by Kenneth Kinter, LPC, NCC, MINT. For more information and registration link, please see flyer.
Wednesday, October 7 – Please join The Darren Clark Jr Memorial for a free Narcan Training. Learn more about the opioid epidemic, signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, how to administer naloxone and receive a FREE Narcan kit, At 6:00 pm. Registration is required! Please see flyer.
Friday, October 9 – NAMI NJ’s Asian outreach programs, CAMHOP and SAMHAJ, co-organize with Collected, a program of CAFAMH in New York City presents: Finding a Mental Health Support Network: Asian American Students + Families. A mental health workshop series for Asian American college students during MIAW. 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Co-Sponsored by NAMI NJ. Register here.
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.
Wednesday, October 14 – Please join NAMI Ocean County for their family meeting by Zoom. This presentation will be on Outpatient Detox. 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm. To join, please click here.
Friday, October 16 – Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Government Affairs Team is hosting A Free Non-Partisan Voter Information presentation: Voting As An Instrument of Change. Anyone who wants to learn more about voting is welcome to attend. 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Please register for this webinar by emailing email@example.com.
Tuesday, October 20 – Well Beings and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs invites you to their presentation: Teens, COVID and Coping- A virtual conversation about how peers, parents & teachers can help young people struggling now. At 8:00 pm EST. For more information please click here.
Wednesday, October 21 – Well Beings and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs presents: Impact of Inequity & COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Black Youth. A virtual critical discussion on the state of mental health among Black youth to destigmatize mental illness and learn about available resources. At 6:00 pm EST. For more information please click here.
Wednesday, October 21 – NAMI Minnesota Invites you to their online event: Internet Gaming Disorder: Is It Really a Problem? It will be based on how internet gaming disorders are diagnosed and treated and how the structure of the internet and social media can reinforce the problem. 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Presented by Dr. Emily Brunner. Register here.
Wednesday, October 21 – National Institute of Mental Health(NIMH) Presents their livestream event: Managing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents. A discussion about signs, symptoms, treatments, current research, and tips for helping children and adolescents manage ADHD during the pandemic. 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET. Presented by Mary Rooney, Ph.D., For more information, please click here.
Wednesday, October 21 – Please join Disability Right of New Jersey for an online presentation: Assistive Technology and Voting. A fast-paced exploration of accessibility features that may be helpful to complete the 2020 accessible ballots. At 12:00 pm. Register now.
Wednesday, October 21 – Stop A Suicide Today in collaboration with the American Psychiatric Association, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and McLean Hospital Presents: National Stop A Suicide Today Town Hall. A virtual town hall Suicide: Why, Who and What to Do. 11:00 am – 1:30 pm (ET). For more information, please click here.
Thursday, October 22 – National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) invites you to their first-ever virtual event: Inspiring Hope Through Research. It will provide a unique opportunity for increased nationwide participation among the NAMI community and pay tribute to our honoree and recognize his outstanding contributions and achievements. At 2:00 pm EDT. Register now.
Thursday, October 22 – Child Mind Institute Presents: Parenting and Educating Kids in the Time of Anxiety-Balancing Precaution and Bravery. The topic includes on how to support children in a variety of ways. 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST. Register here.
Tuesday, October 27 – NAMI Montana invites you to their upcoming webinar: Jordan Brown speaks on
”Mental Health Awareness & Advocacy in a Digitally Connected World.” Jordan utilizes his combined experiences as a caregiver, social worker, and someone who has personally faced mental health challenges to create authentic mental health content that has been read by people around the world. 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MST. For more information and registration, please click here.
Wednesday, October 28 – Please join NAMI Greater Monmouth in collaboration with IFSS for their online presentation: “Choosing resources to help a person with an ongoing mental health condition return to work or school. “The topic will be on Making Informed Choices Among Services to Help an Individual Pursuing a Mental Health Recovery Obtain Education and Employment, at 2:00 pm. Register now.
Thursday, October 29 & 30 – The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA) invites you to their 2020 NJAMHAA Annual Conference. It will provide learning experience for staff at all levels: Mental health counselors, Nurses, Policymakers, Psychiatrists, Social workers, Psychologists, etc. For more information please see brochure.
Friday, October 30 – Please join Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their 2020 International Mental Health Research Virtual Symposium, Get insights on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, autism, cognitive neuroscience and childhood psychiatric disorders. Register here.
Monday, November 2 – IFSS & NAMI Middlesex invite you to attend the third presentation in their Fall Speaker Series, “Understanding Treatment with Psychotropic Medications,” 5:00 p – 7:00 pm, Presented by Azima Ashraf, MD. For more information and registration link, please see flyer.
Tuesday, November 10 – Please join Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ) for their 35th Anniversary Virtual Gala, honoring Dr. Kathy Pike & Dr. Peggy Swarbrick and celebrating CSPNJ’s role in the evolution of peer-led support, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. For more information and registration, please click here.
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.
Wednesday, November 11 – PsychU invites you to their Virtual Regional Program on “Ask the Advisors: Impact of Social Media & Technology on Suicide” A Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in NJ & NY. The impact of social media and technology on suicidality will be discussed. 1:00 pm ET. For more information and registration, click here.
Tuesday, November 17 – Please join Psychu for their webinar: Addressing Racial Bias In Healthcare: Practice & Organizational Perspectives. This panel will be about experiences of bias within health care practice and at organizational levels. 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET. For more information and registration please see flyer.
Tuesday, November 17 – Please join Psychu for their webinar: Addressing Racial Bias In Healthcare: Practice & Organizational Perspectives. This panel will be about experiences of bias within health care practice and at organizational levels. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET. For more information and registration please see flyer.
Wednesday, November 18 – Psyche presents: Virtual Live Event – Wellness In Mental Health: Examining Its Neurobiology & Clinical Application. A Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in ID, NJ, NV, & WY. This presentation will explore the importance of wellness in treating mental health. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET. For more information and registration, click here.
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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