Webinar Series

In response to the unique needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, NAMI NJ has pivoted to bring on a special online series in order to help our diverse communities cope better, with evidence-based and trauma-informed educational material on a wide range of topics*. For more information on how to join a webinar, or to suggest a topic, please contact us at webinars@naminj.org. We are in it together!

*We have also brought some signature and homegrown programs online, visit our Program Webinars webpage for more information. 

 

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

“Recomendaciones y recursos para iniciar y mantener servicios psiquiátricos ambulatorios durante la pandemia”

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 6 – 7 PM ET

REGISTRARSE | Speaker Biography

El webinario se centrará en las barreras para acceder a la atención ambulatoria, para:

– Obtener atención sin pago

– Acceder a asistencia para prescripciones con empresas farmacéuticas

– Dispensario de la esperanza: programa que ofrece medicamentos gratuitos y a precio reducido a través de Barnabas Health

– Farmacias que ofrecen servicios inyectables de acción prolongada en el hogar

– Servicios de laboratorios móviles

 

“Improving Mental Health with Digital Technology”

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | 1 PM – 2 PM ET

Register here | Speaker Biography

In this presentation, Becky Wong, MBA, PharmD, discusses the prevalence of mental health in America and how mental health providers can utilize technology to address consumer needs. Telepsychology, mobile applications, and medication adherence technology are some of the new assessment and management tools available to providers. Dr. Wong also examines the pros and cons of mental health applications and considerations when selecting an app.

 

 

PAST WEBINARS

“Grateful & Present: 5 Tools to Help Make the Season Joyous!”

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“Estate Planning and Administration”

About Hinkle, Prior & Fischer

 

“Too Much Stuff – Why Persons Tend to Hoard”

View PowerPoint Slides | Speaker Biography

Hoarding Disorder Initiative – Local & National Resources | Hoarding Risk Assessment

 

Coping with the Return to School During COVID-19″

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NAMI New Jersey Overview”

View PowerPoint Slides | This webinar recording is available for a limited time!

 

“The Long Road Back to School”

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“Understanding Psychotropic Medication”

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Q&A Session Video

 

“Nutrition and Mental Wellness”

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“Mental Wellness and Substance Use/Misuse During Times of Crisis”

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“Stress & Anxiety in Youth with Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Supports for COVID-19 and Beyond”

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“Dealing with the Pandemic & Quarantine through Healthy Coping Skills and Stress Reduction Techniques”

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“Caregiving Your Older Loved One During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

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“Student Mental Health and Positive Parenting During COVID-19”

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“Staying ‘Senior-Tough’ During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond”

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“Crisis Planning for Families”

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Wellness Centers & Respite Houses Directory | Designated Screening Centers | Hotlines

Visitor Policy | Navigating a Mental Health Crisis Guide (available in Spanish)

 

“Pandemia del Coronavirus-19: Dimensión Psicosocial & Bienestar”

Speaker Bio: English | Biografia de la oradora: En Español

Ver diapositivas de presentación

 

“Federal and State Benefits Program Changes During the COVID-19 Emergency”

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“Emotional Wellness During COVID-19”

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“Grieving the Loss of Normalcy”

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“Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS)”

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“Wellness Strategies for Managing Crisis”

Words of Wellness (Vol. 12, No. 4)Words of Wellness (Vol. 12, No. 5)

 

“Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act”

 

 

NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar Replays:

In-Person, Virtual and Everything In Between – Supporting Families and Children

Impact of Racism and Trauma on Black Mental Health

Helping Each Other in Times of Crisis

Supporting the Emotional Needs of Youth During COVID-19

COVID-19 and Workplace Mental Health

Eating for Better Mental Health

What to Know Before Using a Mental Health App

 

Webinars By Other Agencies:

Navigating Students Return to School During COVID-19
By Effective School Solutions

Break the Stigma
By Somerset County Human Services Academy

Dunellen Municipal Alliance Town Hall – Dealing with Our New Normal
By Dunellen Municipal Alliance

Supporting your Loved One with Mental Illness during the COVID-19 Isolation
By NAMI Montgomery County PA and Dr. Aaron Brinen

Educator Self-Care and Thriving During a Public Health Crisis
By Northeast & Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center 

Provider Wellbeing During a Public Health Crisis
By Northeast & Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center 

 

Go to our COVID-19 Webpage for more NAMI NJ Online Services and Resources