Sussex County




Annie Glynn



P.O. Box 652, Sparta, NJ 07871








Contact Person:

Jeri Doherty at (973) 214-0632


Affiliate In the News:

Marjorie Strohsahl and Breaking the Stigma: National Alliance on Mental Illness (Sparta Living Magazine) – October 2017


Upcoming Event:

Monday, April 23 – NAMI Sussex Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration, 7 – 9 p.m. at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ. Reconnect with members whom you haven’t seen for a while and meet other members. The Board is eager to hear your thoughts and ideas on future programs and events. We will also elect board trustees for 2-year terms, adopt the budget for fiscal year 2018-19, and celebrate with scrumptious desserts and a raffle. Prizes include restaurant gift certificates, NAMI Sussex t-shirts and several other delightful surprises. Click for flyer.


Support Meetings:

The Family Support Group 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Newton Medical Center 175 High St., Newton, NJ 07860 (Enter hospital at main entrance and inquire at desk.) View flyer

Business/Advocacy meetings 1st Thursday of the month Starts 7:00 PM (no set end time) Bridgeway Rehabilitative Services 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ 07860 Guest speakers are often invited for the first hour of these meetings. For information or directions, call (973) 214-0632.

NAMI Connection Recovery support group for people living with mental illness 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM A Way to Freedom Community Wellness Center 29 Trinity St., Newton, NJ 07860 The group is led by trained individuals in recovery themselves. Call (973) 214-0632 for further information or directions. View flyer

Parent/Guardian Support Group For parents/guardians of children and teens with emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges, in collaboration with Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties. 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00–8:30 p.m. at Family Partners, 67 Spring St. (use Spring St. entrance), Newton, NJ. View flyer

PTS Connection For veterans, police, and first responders recovering from post-traumatic stress (PTS) as a result of their service 4th Tuesday, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Bridgeway Rehabilitative Services 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ 07860 For info call 973-865-0605 or 973-729-6534


Family to Family Education:

12 week free course for family members of adults with mental illness Learn more about the course

Upcoming Class:
Thursdays, March 15 – May 31, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Sparta/Ogdensburg/Franklin area to be announced.
Pre-registration required: Call Jeri at 973-214-0632 or Nancy at 973-862-0102, or email
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NAMI Basics:

6-week education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses Learn more about the program Contact Jeri at 973-214-0632 or

Spring Class:
Saturdays, March 10 – April 21, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
67 Spring St., Newton, NJ 07860
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