Sussex County



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Mary Anne McInerney



P.O. Box 652, Sparta, NJ 07871







[email protected]


Contact Person:

Jeri Doherty at (973) 214-0632


Upcoming Event:

On World Mental Health Day, Sunday, Oct.10th, the four Sussex County Rotary Clubs of District 7475 (Newton, Branchville, Vernon, Wallkill Valley) will sponsor a Sussex County Stigma Free Awareness Walk from 1-3 pm in Station Park, Sparta, NJ. The Rotary District 7475 Stigma-Free Communities Initiative is a nine-county NJ Rotary program which aims to eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders. There will be community non-profits, local health officials attending and the opportunity to receive free naloxone training.
Free t-shirts will be given to the first 100 registrants. To register, click here.



NAMI Family Support Group

3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

To register to join our group meetings, please email [email protected] with:

1. your name;
2. email address;
3. your address and phone number (optional).

For more information, call 973-214-0632


Support Meetings:

NAMI NJ Online Support Groups

NAMI Family Support Group (Postponed until further notice)
Provides support, information & referral for family members/friends who have a loved one with mental illness.
When: 1st Tuesday of each month, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Where: Newton Medical Center, 175 High Street, Newton, NJ. Enter through the main entrance and ask at the reception desk to be directed to the Emergency Dept. Conference Room.
For information, call 973-214-0632.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (Postponed until further notice)
Provides peer support for adults 18 and over who have experienced mental health challenges.
For information or for referral to other peer-led support groups, call 973-214-0632.

Family-to-Family Alumni Support Group (Teleconference)
For those who have completed our Family-to-Family course.
3rd Tuesday of every month from 7 – 9 pm (No meeting in August)
Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Road, Newton, NJ
For more information, call Charles at 201-893-4731.



Family to Family Education

8-week free course for family members of adults with mental illness  Learn more about the course

Contact: Jeri at 973-214-0632


NAMI Basics

NAMI Basics is a free, 6-session education program for parents and other family members who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger). Learn more about the course

Online Course:
Tuesday evenings, October 4 – November 9, 2021
6:45 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Register here  |  Download flyer
Contact: Annette Hoffman and Kelly Brooks at [email protected]


Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS)

Fall 2021 Family Psycho-educational Workshop Series Curriculum
Every Tuesday evening on Zoom from October 5 – November 23, 2021
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
An educational series for families caring for an adult with a mental illness. Topics include: crisis intervention, biological factors, diagnoses of schizophrenia, bipolar, depression and other mental health conditions. We will address the unique themes of each family members role as a parent, spouse/significant other or child. We will also teach skills for communication, coping, and setting boundaries. There will be a presentation from the popular NAMI In Our Own Voice Program.
Please use this link to join any of the series.
Or Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 873 9039 4426
Passcode: 737430


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