NJ Mental Health Community Events

Check out events by NAMI NJ and County Affiliates:



Recommended events:


June 2023

June 1 – June 12 – NAMI NJ and NAMI Camden County present an Online Education Class: NAMI Basics, classes are every Monday, from  6:45 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Register here | Download flyer

Friday, June 2 – The Mobile Family Success Center and the Middlesex County Regional Chronic Disease Coalition are presenting a Men’s Health Tune-Up event which will be held at 10 a.m. This presentation will highlight physical & mental health for men. For more information call 732-387-1220 or [email protected]. Download Flyer

Sunday, June 4 – New Jersey’s 31st Annual Statewide LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration will be held in-person in Asbury Park, from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Look for mental health related resources at the NAMI table!

Tuesday, June 6 – Thursday, June 8 – Virtual NAMI Convention 2023. Watch the best recorded sessions from Minneapolis with live Q&A — plus new sessions exclusively available online. Register here

Tuesday, June 13 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meets the Scientist Webinar “Developing New Treatments for Childhood Anxiety and OCD: Can Cognitive Control Help Kids Grow Out of Illness?” which will be held at 2 p.m. Dr. Fitzgerald will discuss her research to elucidate developmentally sensitive mechanisms of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that might make it possible to target task control differently for patients of different ages. Register Here

Thursday, June 15 – Please join Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services along with local law enforcement, social services, and senior services as they team up to bring awareness and education in support of World Elder Abuse Day. This event is for all older adults (60+), caregivers, and professionals who are members of the aging population in Middlesex County and will be held from 9:30 a.m .- 12:30 p.m. Register Here | Download Flyer

Thursday, June 15 – NAMI Ask The Expert is hosting a new webinar, “Precision Medicine Research: Hope for the Future,” which will be held from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This webinar will describe the emerging frontier of “precision medicine” — a new approach to disease treatment and prevention that takes into account our individual differences in lifestyle, environment, and biological makeup. Register Here

Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18 – Lion’s Club Balloon Festival, located at Flying W Airport & Resort, 60 Fostertown Road, in Medford. This will be a family friendly event with 15 hot air balloons, food trucks, crafters, and a kids zone. They will also have live entertainment and WWII planes on display. Learn more

Saturday, June 17 – Social Justice Matters (SJM) is hosting its 6th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, located at Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, 820 Jerusalem Rd, in Scotch Plains, from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. Look for mental health related resources at the NAMI table! Learn more

Wednesday, June 21 – Join Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services from 9:30 a.m .- 12:30 p.m. for this free outdoor event designed for caregivers to focus on self-care, mindfulness and learn tips on how defeat caregiver burn out. Registration is required by June 13, 2023. Register Here | Download Flyer

Saturday, June 24 – Please join us at the NAMI NJ 2023 Annual Meeting Luncheon & Awards Ceremony, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Monroe Township, from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. NAMI NJ will present awards to recognize the efforts of mental health advocates to improve the lives of those affected by mental illness. Organizational updates will be provided at this event. Register here

Wednesday, June 28 – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Morristown Area Education Lecture Series: Li Faustino, PhD is a clinical psychologist with almost two decades of experience working with people with mood disorders. She is an adjunct faculty at College of Saint Elizabeth. Dr. Faustino is the chair of MDSG-NY. Learn more


July 2023

Friday, July 28, Saturday, July 29, Sunday, July 30 – Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning, located at Soldberg Airport in Readington, NJ. More information to follow!

Monday, July 24 – August 21 – The Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services welcomes you to their 2023 Older Adult Art Contest and Show. This annual contest is to showcase and promote the many creative talents of older adults (age 60+) residing in Middlesex County. Register Here | Download Flyer

Thursday, July 27 – NAMI NJ Annual Meeting – Virtual Education Session, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., virtual via Zoom. By-laws changes will be shared, and attendees will enjoy educational conversations. Stay tuned for more information!


September 2023

Wednesday, September 13 – 75th Anniversary Inaugural Event: The Evolution of Mental Health Research. Explore key advances in mental health research over the past 75 years, learn about current cutting-edge research supported by NIMH, and hear visionaries discuss future innovations. For more information, visit nimh.nih.gov/75years.


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