NJ Mental Health Community Events

September 2017

Saturday, September 23 – Somerset County’s Recovery Works! Celebrating Recovery as a Community, Ted Blum 4-H Center from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. RSVP by September 20th to Emmy Fletcher at fletcher@co.somerset.nj.us or 908-541-5726. View flyer here.

Tuesday, September 26 – Webinar: New Jersey Work Incentives Network Support (NJWINS): NJ’s Federal WIPA Program and How It Works For You, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Presented by Mr. Greg Makely, Family Resource Network.

Tuesday, September 26 – “Don’t Be Paranoid, You Look Great,” A Personal Story of Schizophrenia, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Bridgewater Library, Meeting Room AB, 1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ. Register online at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/132682. Download flyer here.

Thursday, September 28 – Middlesex County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Conference. This is a free conference, in celebration of National Recovery Month, recommended for mental health and addiction recovery professionals, including agency directors and clinicians, peers, Alliances, government officials, advocates, and the Recovery Community8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Middlesex County Fire Academy, Sayreville, NJ. Register here.

Thursday, September 28 – MHANJ’s Career Connection Employment Resource Institute (CCERI) Presents Psychiatric Advance Directives and Employment, A Professional Development Workshop. 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue Morris Plains, NJ 07960. There is no cost to participate. A certificate of completion will be provided. Click here for more information and to register.

 

October 2017

Monday, October 2 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with Intensive Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) Invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or Tapping,” At UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7 – 9 p.m.

Monday, October 2 – In observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week, NAMI Greater Monmouth will hold a community awareness event that will feature (1) a presentation of In Our Own Voice, (2) a short talk and Q&A regarding community mental health/recovery resources, as well as their association, outreach efforts, and volunteer opportunities (3) Literature, including their acclaimed Keys to Wellness booklet (4) A chance to play their Mental Health Awareness game, and win a prize. The program will be hosted by and presented at The Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsburyat 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 4 – In observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week, NAMI Greater Monmouth will hold a community awareness event that will feature (1) a presentation of In Our Own Voice, (2) a short talk and Q&A regarding community mental health/recovery resources, as well as their association, outreach efforts, and volunteer opportunities (3) Literature, including their acclaimed Keys to Wellness booklet (4) A chance to play their Mental Health Awareness game, and win a prize. The program will be hosted by and presented at The Monmouth County Library, Howell Township Branch, 318 Old Tavern Roadat 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 4 – NAMI FACE of Burlington County Spirit Night, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Download Flyer.

Friday, October 6 – Essex County Mental Health Coalition’s 17th Annual Legislative Breakfast, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ. Admission is $30 per person. For Reservations, please call (973) 509-9777, ext. 105.

Sunday, October 8 – NAMI Mercer Benefit Concert, Featuring Tanya Gabrielian, 3:00 p.m. at The Pennington School Campus Center, 112 W. Delaware Ave., Pennington, NJ. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, October 10 – Free webinar “Maternal Depression“, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation webinar series.

Tuesday, October 17 – NAMI Sussex and Saint Clare’s Intensive Family Support Services proudly present “Resources Available in a Mental Health Crisis,” a panel presentation from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. hosted by Newton Medical Center, 175 High Street, Newton, Romano Conference Center. Pre-registration is requested: Please call 973-702-2863 or email carrieparmelee@primehealthcare.com. Download flyer.

Wednesday, October 18 – NAMI Clergy Connection Seminar, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., United Methodist Church of Absecon, 100 Pitney Road Absecon, NJ 08201. Please register by October 6th. Download Flyer.

Thursday, October 26 – Webinar: Getting to Work: Helping people with disabilities prepare, find, and maintain employment. 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Presented by Mr. Greg Makely, Family Resource Network.

 

November 2017

Sunday, November 5 – NAMI Atlantic/Cape May Broadway Fundraiser, 9:30 a.m., Boscov’s free parking lot, $225, Upfront and center seats, Bus and dinner. First come first serve. View flyer here. Please feel free to call 215-850 1730 with any questions.

Monday, November 6 – NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with Intensive Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) Invites you to attend their Fall Speaker Series, “Cracking Up: Stand Up for Mental Health,” At UBHC 671 Hoes Lane West, Rm. C101, Piscataway, 7 – 9 p.m.

Tuesday, November 14 – Free webinar “Research Updates: Improving Functioning in Schizophrenia“, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation webinar series.

 

December 2017

Saturday, December 2 – NAMI NJ 2017 Annual Conference8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Ramada Plaza Conference Center, 390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Wednesday, December 6“Power in Numbers, 2017 NJ Non-Profit Conference,” The Palace at Somerset Park

 

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