Calendar

Oct
4
Tue
NAMI Mercer’s Empathy Network: A Depression Support Group @ NAMI Mercer Center
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Empathy Network: A Depression Support Group

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 2:00–3:00 pm – In-person

NAMI Mercer Center, 1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Road, Suite 303, Hamilton Township, NJ

Empathy Network is a support group for individuals living with depression and similar challenges. Group members will have the opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other participants, as well as learn new coping skills and strategies to foster wellbeing. Facilitator Laurie Goldman will lead the group in a supportive, safe, confidential setting.

Registration is required to become a group participant; confirmation of attendance at each individual session will be required. You are asked to phone NAMI Mercer at 609.799.8994 by 10:00 a.m. the day of each meeting to confirm attendance. If no one answers, please leave a message with your first name and state that you will be attending. A minimum of two participants is needed to hold a meeting.

Register here

NAMI Connection @ Online
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60 minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

* In July & August, this group will only meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

NAMI Essex/Passaic County Online NAMI Family Support Group @ Online
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-90 minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

1st Tuesday of the month

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Register here: forms.gle/vNQGLQEaKapd2An77

NAMI Greater Bergen & IFSS Online Family Support Group @ Online
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Offered in partnership with Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS)

Weekly on Tuesday evenings
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Via ZOOM

Contact Lara Zucker at Intensive Family Support Services of Bergen County at (201) 296-6011 to register.

Oct
5
Wed
NAMI Mercer County Online Connection Recovery Support Group @ Online
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60 minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

NAMI Connection @ Online
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60 minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

NAMI Family Support Group @ Online
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NAMI Family Support Group is a 60 minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

Oct
6
Thu
Veterans Affairs Phone Support Group @ Online
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

VA Veteran Phone Support Group

Thursdays at 10 a.m. weekly. This is a telephone group, from the comfort of your own home. Trained mental health professionals from VA will lead guided meditation and relaxation sessions. VA will also be checking in with everyone on their level of stress and providing helpful coping tools. Science tells us that relaxation and reduction in stress helps strengthen our immune systems – that’s important right now! To sign up send a secured message to Dr. Clara Fajardo, PsyD or Dr. Kelly Chu, PsyD or call (908) 647-0180 extension 4171 or extension 3122.  Leave a message with your last name and last four of your social security number so the doctor can locate your chart.

Then call in to 1-800-767-1750 and enter participant code 57052 Thursdays at 10 a.m.

NAMI Somerset County In-Person Connection Recovery Support Group @ Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60 minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

* Masks are required.

NAMI Somerset County In-Person Family Support Group @ Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Family Support Group
1st Thursday of the month
Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
North Bridge Street, Bridgewater, NJ

Business/information exchange meeting from 7:00 – 7:30 pm
Coping/support from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm