NJ Mental Health Community Events

Check out events by NAMI NJ and County Affiliates:



Recommended events by other mental health organizations:


September 2020

Wednesday, September 23 – The Mental Health Association in New Jersey invites you to A Non-Participant Voter Information Program for Families. This program is specially for families involved in Intensive Family Support Services and our NJ Connect for Recovery support and education groups, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Facilitated by Joyce Benz, Meghan Schweer and Ian Winter. For more information please see flyer.

Thursday, September 24 – SAMHSA’s 2020 National Recovery Month Webinar Series presents: The Importance of Integrating Recovery Support Services: The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Model, 1:30 pm (ET), Register here.

Thursday, September 24 – Please join Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ) for their virtual 18th Annual Fall Fest 2020. It is a Wellness Event for individuals in recovery with live music, poetry, games, inspiration, prizes and more! Live on Facebook at 10:45 am. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/CSPNJ/

Saturday, September 26 – Feel free to join The Middlesex County’s 2020 Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom, at the North Stelton Firehouse in Piscataway: It will  highlight cultural diversity & Celebration of Freedom in honor & recognition of African-American history and heritage. Children and families will have the opportunity to have an event filled with music, games, and vendor products and information, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT, Register here.

Saturday, September 26 – IFSS & NAMI Invites you to: “Painting In the Park”- A Wellness and Relaxing Program. Enjoy activities such as canvas painting, guided meditation, light refreshments, delightful company, and much more all in tranquil “socially distant” outdoor setting! Families and Adult Consumers feel free to attend! 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, Johnson Park, Groove #2, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Registration is required and space is limited! Please call IFSS at 732-235-6184 to register by September 21st, 2020. For more information and driving directions please see flyer.


October 2020

Tuesday, October 13 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series – Why Did I Eat That? Obesity and the Neuroscience of Food Craving, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT, Presented by Carrie Ferrario, Ph.D. Register now.

Friday, October 30 –  Please join Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their 2020 International Mental Health Research Virtual Symposium, Get insights on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, autism, cognitive neuroscience and childhood psychiatric disorders. Register here.


November 2020

Tuesday, November 10 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series –Not Feeling It: Adolescent Depression and Reward Processing Gone Awry, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST, Presented by Erika E. Forbes, Ph.D. Register here.


December 2020

Tuesday, December 8 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar Series – Using Genetic Maps of the Brain to Understand Autism & Related Psychiatric Illnesses, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST, Presented by Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. Register now.


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