FAMILY EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS Presented by Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare's Intensive Family Support Services

Tuesday, September 11 -
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Paramus

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FAMILY EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS Presented by Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare's Intensive Family Support Services

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Presented by Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare’s Intensive Family Support Services

These free workshops are for families who have an adult relative with a mental illness.
Family Education  meets from 7 pm to 9 pm at:

NEW BRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER: Behavioral Health Building, Room E218

230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

If interested in attending, please contact Intensive Family Support Services:

(201) 646-0333

WEEK 1: September 11, 2018

OVERVIEW OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Presented by Tara Glaser, MSW, LSW of the Wellness and Support Center

Discussion of Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder

and other mental illnesses

WEEK 2:  September 18, 2018

OPIOID USE DISORDER AND SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES

Presented by Matthew Grey, MSW, Family Support Center Coordinator

Discussion of Bergen County’s new Family Support Center Program which is providing intervention services to families that focus on skills training and peer support

WEEK 3: SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS

Presented by Dr. Jack Dang, Medical Director at CBHCare

Learn important facts about medications that treat mental illness

WEEK 4: October 2, 2018

WELLNESS RESPITE SERVICES OF CSPNJ

Presented by Robin Coley, Wellness Respite Associate

Learn about the Wellness Respite House, intensive outreach, and follow-up support for people experiencing a crisis or emotional distress

WEEK 5: October 9, 2018

BENEFITS/ENTITLEMENTS

Presented by Alyssa Benzoni, Benefits Counselor at the Wellness and Support Center

Learn about benefits and how to apply for them

WEEK 6:  October 16, 2018

PEER SUPPORT GROUPS

Presented by Sarah Adelson, MSW, LSW

Discussion of peer support groups in the Bergen County area and how they can be of help in dealing with various issues

*Consumers welcome to attend this workshop

WEEK 7:  OCTOBER 23, 2018

COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES

Presented by Samantha Pirnat, LAC, Program Coordinator 

Learn about outreach services for individuals with serious mental illness who live independently in the community

WEEK 8:  OCTOBER 30, 2018

RECOVERY

Presented by Tammy Smith, Mental Health Professional and Advocate, Public Speaker for NAMI

This is an inspiring presentation from someone who has a very personal experience with mental illness.  Tammy conveys hope that recovery is possible. 

Community Services
Community
Education
Family & Support Services
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Crisis / Safety

Last Updated: 08/30/18