Middlesex County

MiddlesexNAMI MIDDLESEX COUNTY

 

President:

Sam Hartman

 

Address:

100 Plainfield Ave., 8C, Edison, NJ 08817

 

Phone:

(732) 745-0709

 

Website:

namiofmiddlesex.org

 

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/NAMIMiddlesex

 

Email:

namiofmiddlesex@gmail.com

 

Upcoming Event:

There is still time to register!
Come join us at our Fundraiser on Saturday, 2/24 from 3-5.  When you buy a seat, you’re making a donation to NAMI-Middlesex.

Register online and bring your friends!
https://www.pinotspalette.com/eastbrunswick/event/217408

 

Support Meetings:

Coping & Support Meeting (2018 schedule)
Co-chaired with Intensive Family Support Services, open to all families and friends of those with mental illness.
     Daytime Meeting – Third Thursday of each month, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
     Nighttime Meeting – Second Thursday of each month, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: 151 Centennial Ave., Piscataway, NJ 08854

Education and Advocacy Meeting
1st Monday of the month
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Behavioral Health Care of UMDNJ
671 Hoes Lane, Room D-201, Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Casual Outing Club:

The Casual Outing Club is a program that provides social gatherings for adults who are interested in recreational and social activities. The events take place the 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
Contact: Kathy Smith at (732) 745-0709

 

Young Adult Social Club:

The events are held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month in Middlesex County and range from bowling, to mini-golf, movies and picnics in the park.
Contact: Sam Hartman at (732) 567-0073 or hartman.sam@gmail.com

 

IFSS Middlesex Speaker Series

Monday, March 5 – “Social Security Work Incentives: Tools for Successful Transition to Work”

At UBHC 671 Hoes Lane W, Rm. C101, Piscataway
7:00- 9:00 pm
Speaker: Elisa Cohen, The Family Resource Network-NJ Work Incentives Network Support program
Don’t miss this opportunity to have your questions answered about working while receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Medicaid, and Medicare. The NJWINS program assists SSI and SSDI beneficiaries to start, continue or increase work efforts while maintaining benefits for as long as they are needed. The speaker will provide detailed information on SSI and SSDI Work Incentives, the Ticket to Work Program (TWP), and NJ WorkAbility. Also, receive tips on maintaining medical insurance, and information about available vocational supports to help you sustain employment once secured.

 

OTHER NAMI PROGRAMS & GROUPS IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY

 

Family-to-Family Class
12 week education course for families of adults living with mental illness

Upcoming Class:
Starts Tuesday, March 13 – May 29, 2018
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
NAMI NJ Office, 1562 Route 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
For information and registration: Marilyn (908) 806-3475

 

NAMI Connection Peer Support Group
1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Moving Forward Community Wellness Center
25 Elizabeth St., 2nd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Contact number: (732) 317-8920

 

Keys to Wellness Learning Collaborative Meeting
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Moving Forward Community Wellness Center
25 Elizabeth St., 2nd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Contact number: (732) 317-8920

 

NAMI NJ En Espanol Support Group (Hispanic/Latino)
3rd Friday of the month, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (light lunch) (Spanish)
Harmony Family Success Center/PRAB
255 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

 

SAMHAJ Support Groups (South Asian)
For family members:
1st Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
NAMI NJ office, 1562 Route 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902

For individuals with lived experience of mental illness:
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
NAMI NJ office, 1562 Route 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902

 

CAMHOP Support Groups  (Chinese American)
For family members:

Date: Every 2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 7 pm – 8:20 pm
Location: Rutgers University Behavioral HealthCare, 100 Metroplex Drive, Suite 200, Edison, NJ 08817

For individuals with lived experience of mental illness:
Date: Every 2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 7 pm – 8:20 pm
Location: Rutgers University Behavioral HealthCare, 100 Metroplex Drive, Suite 200, Edison, NJ 08817
Date: Every 4th Monday of the month
Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Rutgers University Behavioral HealthCare, Room C101, 671 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Click here for a complete list of NAMI NJ Statewide Programs

 

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