Calendar

Oct
24
Sun
NAMI Middlesex Young Adult Club Meeting @ Zoom
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

NAMI Middlesex Young Adult Social Club (YASC)

YASC is on a mission to make friends. We are a recreational group in Middlesex County for anyone over 18 with an emotional or behavioral challenge. Every time we get together, we find a bite to eat and something to do like a walk in the park, bowling, or just hanging out at the mall.  We meet on the 2nd and 4th Sundays most months, depending on holidays and inclement weather!

For more info or Zoom link, please email [email protected]com or call 732-745-0709.

LGBTQ+ NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group @ Online
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

*Due to the holiday season, this group will meet on 10/24, 11/21, and 12/19.

NAMI Connection is a peer-led recovery support group for individuals (18+) in the LGBTQ+ community who have a mental health condition. View flyer for the registration link or QR code. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Oct
25
Mon
NAMI Family-to-Family Class by NAMI Somerset County @ Online
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

FREE PROGRAM FOR FAMILY MEMBERS 

DO YOU HAVE A FAMILY MEMBER WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS?

NAMI Somerset County Can Help. . .

Please register for our free, comprehensive, 8-week course designed specifically for family members of persons with major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder, borderline personality disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder.

Classes will be held Monday evenings,

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Via Zoom

Registration is required and limited space.

Please register by emailing Carolyn at [email protected] Or call (908) 285-2238

Or email Maureen at [email protected] Or Call (908) 403-9193

We will also offer this course in February, starting February 7th. Stay tuned for more information!

 

NAMI Greater Monmouth Online Family Support Group @ Online
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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.

You can register using this link.

CAMHOP NJ Connection Recovery Support Group Meeting @ Online
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

CAMHOP-NJ (Chinese American Mental Health Outreach Program in New Jersey) is a NAMI New Jersey initiative to serve immigrant families of Chinese origin who are affected by mental illnesses, including Chinese immigrants from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other countries and regions, through support, education and advocacy. Our free services include family support groups, referral services, advocacy, community workshops, and educational materials in Chinese.

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.

Oct
26
Tue
NAMI Essex/Passaic Online Connection Support Group @ Online
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

NAMI Connection is a recovery support group for adults living with mental health issues. Attendees learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

NAMI Essex/Passaic offers its NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Program online.

4th Tuesday of every month
6:30pm-8:00pm
Register here: forms.gle/vNQGLQEaKapd2An77
View flyer

NAMI Basics Online @ Online
Oct 26 @ 6:45 pm – 9:15 pm

NAMI SUSSEX COUNTY PRESENTS AN ON-LINE EDUCATION CLASS:

NAMI Basics is a 6-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth (ages 22 and younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. This program is free to participants The course is taught by a trained team with lived experience raising a child with a mental health condition. They know what you’re going through because they’ve been there too.

What You’ll Gain

By participating in NAMI Basics, you’ll realize that you are not alone. You’ll find support and shared understanding—compassion, reinforcement and empathy from people who truly get your situation. And don’t forget: Your experiences may also help others in the course. Together, you will all learn that recovery is a journey, and there is hope.

NAMI Basics Covers:

– The impact mental health conditions can have on your entire family
– Different types of mental health care professionals, available treatment options and therapies
– An overview of the public mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems and

Resources to help you navigate these systems

– How to advocate for your child’s rights at school and in health care settings
– How to prepare for and respond to crisis situations (self-harm, suicide attempts, etc.)
– The importance of taking care of yourself
– Much, much more

Classes are every Tuesday from 6:45 until 9:15 beginning OCTOBER 5th  through NOVEMBER 9th

To sign up click here.

For questions, contact: Annette Hoffman and Kelly Brooks     Email: [email protected]

CAMHOP NJ Family Support Group Meeting @ Online
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

CAMHOP-NJ (Chinese American Mental Health Outreach Program in New Jersey) is a NAMI New Jersey initiative to serve immigrant families of Chinese origin who are affected by mental illnesses, including Chinese immigrants from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other countries and regions, through support, education and advocacy. Our free services include family support groups, referral services, advocacy, community workshops, and educational materials in Chinese.

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.

NAMI Camden County Online Family Support Group @ Online
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm

This support meeting is for caregivers of persons with mental illness.
Registration is required by emailing NAMI Camden at [email protected]

NAMI Greater Bergen & IFSS Online Family Support Group @ Online
Oct 26 @ 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.