Atlantic County




Gail Dembin



P.O. Box 1557
Absecon, NJ 08201




Contact Person:

Gail Dembin – (609) 927-0215




Support Meetings:

2nd Mondays of the month
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Absecon United Methodist Church,
W. Church St. and Pitney Road,
Absecon, NJ 08201
[After a short meeting to discuss business and advocacy issues, we split up into separate Family-to-Family Support and NAMI Connection Peer Support groups. ]

NAMI Connection Peer Support Group
2nd Mondays of every month, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Absecon United Methodist Church,
W. Church St. and Pitney Road, Absecon, NJ 08201
Contact person: Milo at 609-568-0648
A NAMI Family Support Group takes place at the same time and facility as this meeting.


Family to Family Education

12 week education course for families and friends of adults living with mental illness
Learn more about the course

Ongoing class:

Dates: Wednesday evenings, Sept 12 – Dec 4, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: United Methodist Church of Absecon, 100 Pitney Road, Absecon, NJ 08201
Contact: Contact Abbie Katz,, 215-327-7940 or Margaret McDonald,, 973-975-3492
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NAMI Smarts for Advocacy

A grassroots advocacy training program that takes participants through a step-by-step process that enables them to leave with a two-minute, compelling personal story that can be adapted and used to advocate in numerous ways. Registration required.

Contact: Fern Fine (215) 850-1730


Press Coverage

Faith leaders ‘big part of team’ for mental health support in communities (Press of Atlantic City)
Francine Bates, NAMI NJ board member, speaks to faith-based organization leaders at the NAMI Clergy Connection Seminar, Wed., Oct. 18 , 2017 at the Absecon United Methodist Church.

Press Coverage on NAMI Atlantic Group – December 2015



CAMHOP Support Group
Date: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month
Time: 10am-11:30am
Location: 7 North Georgia Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Contact person: Cheeka Wu at (609) 350-5623 or

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* NAMI NJ and affiliate meetings and events are open to public unless otherwise notified. Membership is optional.