Somerset County

SomersetNAMI SOMERSET NEW JERSEY, INC.

 

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President:

Sue Ferranti

 

Address:

P.O. Box 6653, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

 

Email:

namisomerset@gmail.com

 

Contact Persons:

Sue Ferranti  (908) 296-3732  ms_sues_mail@yahoo.com
Brian Regan (732) 735-7037  bgregan59@comcast.net

 

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/namisomerset

 

Online Resources:

NAMI Somerset Informal Resource List 2018
This is an informal resource list of Mental Health Resources recommended by families in our NAMI Somerset group. NAMI Somerset does not endorse any listed resource.

Somerset County Department of Human Services – Behavioral Health Support (posted June 2020)

 

Stigma Free:

Watch the “Break the Stigma” Webinar, hosted by Meg Isbitski, Somerset County’s Assistant Mental Health Administrator, and joined by Mark Williams who facilitated a panel of experts: Sue Ferranti, Ken Musgrove, Oscar Ruge and Jennifer Sorensen as they shared their diverse lived experiences and advice in order to break the mental health stigma in Somerset County.

Download the Somerset County Stigma-Free Community Campaign Toolkit

 

Online Support Groups:

NAMI Connection
Every Thursday, 7:00 pm
For more information and registration, contact Patrick Mellin at patrick.mellin@gmail.com.

NAMI Family Support Group
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 7 – 8 pm
For the Zoom link, email Sue Ferranti at namisomerset@gmail.com

NAMI NJ Online Support Groups

 

Support Meetings:

Family Support Group (Postponed until further notice)
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

 

NAMI Connection

1st Thursday of each month, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Postponed until further notice)
Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
North Bridge Street, Bridgewater, NJ
For more information, call:
– Patrick Mellin: (908) 801-7106
– Sue Ferranti: (908) 296-3732
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NAMI Family and Friends:

90-minute seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them
Learn more about the seminar

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm (Postponed until further notice)
Location: Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, 500 N Bridge St, Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807
For more information, contact Sue Ferranti at (908) 296-3732 or email ms_sues_mail@yahoo.com

 

Family To Family Education:

8-week education course for families of adults living with mental illness
Learn more about the course

Contact: Carolyn – ges18ch@comcast.net (908) 285-2238, Roo – rooyoga@hotmail.com (908) 240-7622, or Maureen – maureenk24@comcast.net (908) 403-9193

 

OTHER NAMI GROUPS IN SOMERSET COUNTY

AACT-NOW Support Group
3rd Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, 771 Somerset St, Somerset, NJ 08873
Contact: Donna or Melanece at (732) 940-0991 ext. 117 or dwilliams@naminj.org or mwalker@naminj.org

CAMHOP Support Group (Separate groups for people with lived experience of mental illness and caregivers)
Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, 500 N Bridge St, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Contact: Maggie at (732) 940-0991

Click here for a complete list of NAMI NJ Statewide Programs

 

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