NJ Mental Health Community Events

Check out events by NAMI NJ and County Affiliates:



Recommended events by other mental health organizations:


January 2023

Monday, January 30 – NAMI NYC Metro invites you to join them via Zoom from 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. ET for an important conversation around food and mental health. Experts from The Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders will discuss the basics of disordered eating, diet culture, the “Health at Every Size” approach, and advocating for better care from both mental health and medical professionals. ASL and Spanish interpretation will be provided along with live automatic transcriptions. Register Here

Tuesday, January 31 – You’re invited to participate in NASW’s Virtual Career Fair! This exciting event will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST. You will be able to connect with top employers and recruiters looking to fill social work positions nationwide and share their valuable career-building advice. Register Here


February 2023

Wednesday, February 1 – Behavioral Health Professionals and members of the community are welcome to join a no-cost, virtual webinar on “What stops people from asking for help? The “Big Four” Circumstances That Impact Families & Decision Making: Guilt, Stigma, Grief, Loss & Stress,” from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Download Flyer | Register Here 

Monday, February 6 – Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care and NAMI Middlesex County in collaboration with Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) invites you to attend a two part “Winter Speaker Series”. The second part “Anxiety Disorders and OCD: What Families Need to Know” will be held via zoom from 5:00 p.m- 6:30 p.m. Please join them for this event focused on the treatment and impacts of anxiety disorders and OCD. Download Flyer

Monday, February 6 – The New Jersey Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma welcomes you to join the virtual kick-off session of the Stigma-Free Learning Collaborative (LC) hosted by the Council from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. This session will serve as an introduction to New Jersey Stigma-Free Zone Ambassadors and a discussion of the processes and resources utilized in a “Tell us your Stigma-Free Story!” round robin. Reserve your spot today! Register Here

Tuesday, February 7 – The alliance of private special education schools of North New Jersey presents a zoom event on Raising Brains with ADHD featuring Dr. Sarah Allen. They will go over understanding the brain and choosing interventions that align with natural brain patterns which parents, teachers and other adults can successfully help children and teens build skills and confidence. It will be held from 7:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Register Here

Thursday, February 9 – The New Jersey Child Placement Advisory Council (NJ CPAC) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey (NAMI NJ) invite you to Looking at Mental Health Care Through a Cultural Lens. This two-part series will explore the cultural aspects of mental health and well-being and will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Noon. Register here | Download Flyer

Tuesday, February 14 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents Meet the Scientist webinar on “Therapeutic Targeting of the Microbiome for Neurodevelopment Disorders” which will be held at 2 p.m. They will discuss changes during development that contribute to brain and behavioral dysfunction in genetically predisposed children. Register Here


April 2023

Friday, April 14 – Attitudes In Reverse (AIR), a non-profit youth suicide prevention organization and NJAMHAA member, is running a t-shirt design contest for youth. Grand prize is an iPad, second place prize is a $50 Visa gift card. View flyer

Tuesday, April 25 – Wednesday, April 26 – NJAMHAA’s invites you to join them for their Spring Conference 2023: Transcending Today, Transforming Tomorrow which will be held from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Pines Manor, 2085 Lincoln Hwy, Edison, NJ 08817. You will be able to network with 300+ healthcare colleagues from New Jersey, hear from leaders in the mental health and substance use services fields and much more! Register here

March 2023

Saturday, March 25– The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey presents a special needs resource fair & family fun day event that will be held from 11 a.m. – 1.pm. This event is free of charge for all and will include more than 50 resource tables, gift cards up to $100, several games and much more! Register Here


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