Community Events and Programs

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  • DisABILITY Film Festival
    Friday, June 5 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 12:00 AM (WeekDays)
    Western Communication Arts

    DisABILITY Film Festival

    Filmmakers from all over the world have submitted films to be included in our festival. Our virtual festival will include three hours of films with a ten-minute intermission along with special features of Zoom interviews with festival winners.

  • Free Daily Self-Compassion Meditation Sessions
    Friday, June 5 @ 12:00 AM
    Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

    Free Daily Self-Compassion Meditation Sessions

    The non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) is offering free daily 45-minute drop-in sessions for anyone interested in meditating together during this time of social-distancing and quarantine.

  • Resources to Support Inclusivity, Social Consciousness, Humanity in Our Communities (Home, School, Organizations)
    Friday, June 5 @ 12:00 AM
    Bergen's Promise
    Hackensack

    Resources to Support Inclusivity, Social Consciousness, Humanity in Our Communities (Home, School, Organizations)

    A compilation of local, state and national resources to support preventing and responding to prejudice and facilitating social consciousness, humanity and unity in our community (homes, schools, health care practices, organizations).

  • William Paterson University's Virtual Camp Fair 2020
    Friday, June 5 @ 12:00 AM
    William Paterson University

    William Paterson University's Virtual Camp Fair 2020

    Get to know your instructors and learn about some of our many enriching virtual summer courses we can offer for grades 4-6, middle and high school. We will continue to add to the Youtube playlist so make sure to subscribe to stay updated!

  • Final Days to Enter Storytelling Competition
    Friday, June 5 @ 09:00 AM
    New Jersey Department of Education

    Final Days to Enter Storytelling Competition

    Attention High School and Middle School Students! Express your creativity and storytelling skills by writing a story to entertain young children while allowing them to practice reading skills during the COVID-19 Crisis.

  • FAMILY FEST: Free Virtual event for families/caregivers impacted by brain injury
    Friday, June 5 @ 10:00 AM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    FAMILY FEST: Free Virtual event for families/caregivers impacted by brain injury

    BIANJ is hosting a FREE virtual FAMILY FEST for families/caregivers impacted by brain injury. Join us for an opportunity for fun, networking, informational and resources!

  • Hope for New Mothers: A Virtual Support Group for Pregnant and New Moms
    Friday, June 5 - Monday, July 6 @ 10:00 AM (WeekDays)
    Partnership for Maternal & Child Health

    Hope for New Mothers: A Virtual Support Group for Pregnant and New Moms

    Mon @ 3:00 pm, Tue @ 1:00 pm, Wed @ 10:00 am, Thur @ 11:00 am
    Hope for New Mothers is a virtual support group for pregnant and new moms living in northern New Jersey with babies up to one year old.

    Esperanza Para Madres es un grupo de apoyo virtual para embarazadas y madres con bebés de hasta un año.

  • Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series
    Friday, June 5 - Thursday, June 25 @ 10:30 AM
    AWAKE Network and Mindful Magazine

    Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series

    This free series is for all medical professionals who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, both on the front lines and in all other contexts, who are interested in mindfulness resources to help navigate these challenging times. When you register we’ll send you Access Links to attend any sessions LIVE. 

  • Healthcare Marketplace Information Session
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM
    Center for Family Services

    Healthcare Marketplace Information Session

    Join us for a free virtual information session about healthcare coverage offered through Healthcare Marketplace. Presented by Center For Family Services' Navigator Exchange Program, you'll learn about health coverage options if you have experienced a job loss, a change in income, loss of employer-based coverage, or other qualifying life events. Participants will be given an overview of how to qualify for Marketplace coverage, special enrollment periods, financial assistance to help pay for health insurance, NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid/CHIP), and Marketplace options if eligible for COBRA coverage. Additional resources will be provided, followed by Q&A. To attend the event, click the registration link and use the following phone number & PIN: (US) +1 304-896-9128? PIN: 114 115 297#

  • Reflections of Recovery (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources)
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM

    Reflections of Recovery (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources)

    "All Who Wander are Not Lost" Please contact Chrissy for the Zoom ID and Password 551-497-0763, [email protected]

  • Safe Kids, Safe Summer
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM
    Institute for Prevention and Recovery

    Safe Kids, Safe Summer

    RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery (IFPR) presents  a special webinar to start off the summer months, which will include conversations on safe medication management, bike safety, if bikes are really the new toilet paper, neighborhood safety in regards to COVID-19, and ways to keep youth engaged.

  • Yoga for Addiction Youth: Facebook Live Series
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM
    The Graf Center / Englewood Health

    Yoga for Addiction Youth: Facebook Live Series

    Yoga has many mind and body benefits that can help someone in recovery from a substance use disorder, such as alcoholism or drug addiction. The practice can stabilize your mood, help you relax, increase self-control and coping skills, and even improve insomnia.

  • Martial Arts Fighting and Fitness Classes
    Friday, June 5 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 12:00 PM
    FRN Connect

    Martial Arts Fighting and Fitness Classes

    Build fitness and character with the time-honored methods of martial arts training in the comfort of your own home. All workouts and lessons are highly adaptable to suit all body types, restrictions, and situations. Sensei Damien Wright, a 7th Degree Japanese Jujitsu Black Belt and long time professional instructor, will conduct each class.

  • Free Virtual Modern Dance for Ages 10-20's with Disabilities
    Friday, June 5 @ 01:30 PM
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Modern Dance for Ages 10-20's with Disabilities

    A part of CMDE's "Moving Experience" program, this class uses the language of dance to instill  confidence, activate imaginations, increase coordination, develop focus, and increase range of movement, and offers a friendly creative outlet.

  • POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man
    Friday, June 5 - Friday, June 26 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness. Let's kick off the weekend the right way. It's all live at 2:30 on Fridays on POAC's Facebook page.

  • Think It Through: An Online Skills Group for Middle and High school age Youth with Anxiety Challenges
    Friday, June 5 @ 03:30 PM
    First Children Services

    Think It Through: An Online Skills Group for Middle and High school age Youth with Anxiety Challenges

    These groups focus on anxiety and developing appropriate coping mechanisms. Throughout the sessions, individuals will learn how to define anxiety and their personal experiences with it. Participants will learn appropriate coping mechanisms through psychoeducation and interactive activities. 

  • Spanish-Speaking Support Group
    Friday, June 5 @ 04:00 PM

    Spanish-Speaking Support Group

    A discutir c6mo la pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado nuestra salud emocional, estrategias para manejar el estres y la ansiedad, y a promover el bienestar fisico y emocional

  • Pride, A Deeper Love (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources)
    Friday, June 5 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources

    Pride, A Deeper Love (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources)

    Join us in our addiction based group for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Group ran by: Elaine Hernandez (she/her/hers) (845) 263-7216 Zoom ID: 963007992

  • Spanish-Speaking Support Group
    Friday, June 5 @ 07:00 PM

    Spanish-Speaking Support Group

    A discutir c6mo la pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado nuestra salud emocional, estrategias para manejar el estres y la ansiedad, y a promover el bienestar fisico y emocional

  • Talk About Real Things – 15 min Weeknight Live Stream (Wellbeing Therapy Center)
    Friday, June 5 @ 07:00 PM (WeekDays)
    Montville

    Talk About Real Things – 15 min Weeknight Live Stream (Wellbeing Therapy Center)

    The safe online place where teens ages 13-17 gather for positive connections and helpful feedback from other teen mentors.   Facilitated by licensed professionals.   *Please note this service is not intended to provide psychotherapy and does not take the place of mental health treatment.*

  • Friday, June 5 @ 08:30 PM
    Embracerace.org

    "I [STILL] can't breathe": Supporting kids of color amid racialized violence

    What conversations about policing, violence, safety, justice, and race should we be having with our children of color? Join us for that discussion. Bring your questions and insights. Tell your people.

  • Free Virtual Modern Dance Class for Adults
    Saturday, June 6 @ 11:00 AM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Modern Dance Class for Adults

    Discover or rediscover the dancer in you! A well rounded experience for the body, mind and spirit with attention to alignment, breath, strength, balance and creative expression.  Adaptive for most levels including individuals with disabilities.  Floor work, simple combinations and improvisations may be included in each class.

  • Free Virtual Dance Class Sampler for Ages Teen - Adult
    Saturday, June 6 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Dance Class Sampler for Ages Teen - Adult

    This creative class offers students an opportunity to experience a variety of dance styles.  Students of varying abilities, including dancers with disabilities.

  • FREE! SPECIAL DRAGONS Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs
    Saturday, June 6 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    Special Dragons

    FREE! SPECIAL DRAGONS Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    You are invited! The Karate lessons are designed for children with special needs, but any one can join in to get some exercise and learn some basic karate.   A new lesson is posted each week.

  • Free Online Mindfulness Meditation for Stress & Anxiety
    Sunday, June 7 - Sunday, June 14 @ 10:00 AM (Weekly)
    Mindful Connect

    Free Online Mindfulness Meditation for Stress & Anxiety

    Sundays 10:00 AM, Tuesdays 6:30 PM, Thursdays 12:30 PM
    Reduce Anxiety and Stress...As we practice physical distancing for COVID-19...Let's keep connected with others in the virtual space Join us. Email [email protected] to receive meeting ID and Password.

  • Free Virtual African Dance and Drum Class (Toddlers - Seniors)
    Sunday, June 7 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual African Dance and Drum Class (Toddlers - Seniors)

    Come dance to the rhythms of West Africa with live music and drumming classes open to all ages and skill levels. No prior experience is required. Family and group classes are welcome.

  • Celebrate Pride Month With Bayshore!
    Monday, June 8 - Monday, June 29 @ 12:00 PM
    Bayshore Family Success Center

    Celebrate Pride Month With Bayshore!

    Join us every Monday during the month of June for a Pride inspired activity! We'll discuss acceptance, good deeds & more as we create art, chat, and craft during weekly Family Meet Up Zoom calls. Check out our June 2020 calendar for topics. Zoom Call. For questions, please call 732.497.3811 or e-mail [email protected].

  • Anxiety Group (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources)
    Monday, June 8 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources

    Anxiety Group (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources)

    Join Us Every Monday at 2pm for Our Group

    Coping with your Anxiety

    Zoom Meeting ID: 979 6863 6011 or Call In: (646) 558-8656

  • Monday, June 8 @ 03:30 PM (Weekly)

    "Teaching Around the Clock" Drop-In Support Group for Teachers who teach both remotely and face-to-face at home

    Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via Zoom.

  • Mental Wellness
    Monday, June 8 - Monday, June 29 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Association

    Mental Wellness

    A virtual zoom support meeting to maintain and retain positive overall wellness. 1(929) 205-6099 ID#913 979 032

  • New Jersey Hope and Healing COVID-19 Support Group
    Monday, June 8 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    New Jersey Hope and Healing

    New Jersey Hope and Healing COVID-19 Support Group

    New Jersey Hope and Healing Support Group for individuals, families and friends who have tested positive, experienced symptoms, or are recovering from COVID-19. Zoom Presentation. ID 943 3622 4788 Password 116328

  • PFLAG Jersey Shore Online Support Meeting
    Monday, June 8 - Monday, June 22 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    PFLAG Jersey Shore

    PFLAG Jersey Shore Online Support Meeting

    Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
    Join PFLAG Jersey Shore in our digital support space to connect with others, receive the social support critical to the well-being of the LGBTQ community, and obtain support services for families of LGBTQ individuals.

  • Yoga Classes
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 23 @ 10:00 AM
    FRN Connect

    Yoga Classes

    A gentle yoga sequence will focus on expanding the breath and releasing stored tension in the body. The class will include stretching, strengthening, and balancing postures to improve the overall being of the body. There will be modifications provided to accommodate all levels of practice. Classes will be held on 6/9 and 6/23.

  • Tuesday, June 9 @ 11:00 AM (Weekly)

    "Wellness Recovery Action Plan for Job-Seekers"

    Group for individuals to develop individualized plans to manage physical and emotional stressors that accompany seeking employment.

  • Drive Thru Emergency Food Box Distribution (YMCA)
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 11:00 AM (Weekly)
    East Rutherford

    Drive Thru Emergency Food Box Distribution (YMCA)

    Drive Thru Grab-and-Go Emergency Food Boxes will be distributed to families to assist those impacted by the Coronavirus crisis

  • Free Virtual Dancercise Class
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 11:00 AM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Dancercise Class

    A fun class for health and fitness, using dance, mat work and yoga to tone, stretch, strengthen, relax and exhilarate the whole person.  Suitable for all levels and all ages,  including seniors.

  • NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 23 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI

    NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    Tuesdays at 12 pm & Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Register for an online support group. NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • When Your Baby is in the NICU: Centering on connection and finding support during COVID-19
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 01:00 PM

    When Your Baby is in the NICU: Centering on connection and finding support during COVID-19

    Giving birth to a child who requires care in the neonatal intensive care unit is a traumatic and anxiety-filled experience. But finding support during a pandemic is especially difficult for parents.

  • Coffee Time Chat
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Coffee Time Chat

    Coffee Time Chat is a women's support group designed to provide support with day to day issues that we experience as women.

  • The Science of Parenting and Parent-Based Treatment for Childhood Anxiety Disorders
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 02:00 PM
    Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

    The Science of Parenting and Parent-Based Treatment for Childhood Anxiety Disorders

    Anxious children rely heavily on their parents for help in coping with anxiety and parents frequently become entangled in their children’s symptoms through the process of family accommodation. This webinar will introduce SPACE, a novel and efficacious parent-based treatment for childhood anxiety disorders.

  • Magination Press Story Time
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 23 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    American Psychological Association

    Magination Press Story Time

    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 PM ET. Feelings of anxiety, stress, and grief can be difficult for children to navigate. Join APA’s Magination Press authors for readings of their books designed to entertain while helping kids understand and cope with these feelings using emotional support tools.

  • Parents Support Group:
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing

    Parents Support Group: "Creating Work/Life Balance at Home"

    Virtual Calendar for Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via Zoom.

  • POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 03:15 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    Join us for 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family. You don’t need any past experience or any special equipment.

  • This is Me-Adolescent Girls Support Group
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, July 14 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    This is Me-Adolescent Girls Support Group

    Group begins Tuesday, May 12
    This is Me is a virtual support group for adolescent girls ages 13-18 meeting on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00 pm for 6 weeks and potentially further based on interest. This group is FREE for participants.

  • Tuesday, June 9 @ 06:30 PM (Weekly)

    "Boomer Hour" 60+ Support Group

    Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via Zoom.

  • Mindfulness in Recovery from Addiction
    Tuesday, June 9 - Tuesday, August 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Mindfulness in Recovery from Addiction

    This group centers on applying the concepts of: powerlessness & acceptance as an avenue to manage feelings and thoughts. Ultimately, you will bring forth an awareness to the "why" behind your need to escape and forget. We will use Mindfulness work (meditation, sharing using "I" statements and self reflective "tools") to assist in the process. There will be readings, a sharing portion, as well as a meditation.

  • Nurses
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    MHANJ Hope and Healing

    Nurses "Resliency & Coping'' Support and Discussion Group

    Virtual Calendar for Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19 by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via Zoom.

  • Teen Speak: Learn to Talk So Your Teen Will Listen
    Wednesday, June 10 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)

    Teen Speak: Learn to Talk So Your Teen Will Listen

    Teen Speak is a free virtual skills-building workshop series for parents and guardians of teens and pre-teens.

  • Creative New Jersey: Statewide Conversations - COVID-19 Response
    Wednesday, June 10 @ 10:00 AM (Weekly)
    Creative New Jersey

    Creative New Jersey: Statewide Conversations - COVID-19 Response

    While we cannot come together in-person, we can support each other by connecting virtually and we at Creative New Jersey invite all of you to join us every Wednesday morning at 10am for a Statewide Zoom Conversation.

  • Free Virtual Modern Dance Class for Adults with Disabilities
    Wednesday, June 10 @ 11:00 AM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Modern Dance Class for Adults with Disabilities

    A creative movement class that helps to develop expressiveness, range of motion, strength and balance.  Each student leaves with a smile!

  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
    Wednesday, June 10 - Wednesday, June 24 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI New Jersey

    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

    Wednesdays at 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm
    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • Free Online Program for Seniors
    Wednesday, June 10 @ 12:30 PM

    Free Online Program for Seniors

    Get  connected! Come join us for a virtual interactive program about health and wellness.

  • POAC: Autism Music Classes
    Wednesday, June 10 - Wednesday, June 24 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Autism Music Classes

    Please join us for some great online music classes with Mr. Jim of Key of Awesome Music! Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups and we can all participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play. We will be focusing on songs about friendship and what the lyrics mean to us all.

  • Online Social Skills Groups
    Wednesday, June 10 - Wednesday, July 15 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    First Children Services

    Online Social Skills Groups

    First Children Services is now offering online social skills groups for children ages 6-13. Groups meet Wednesday Evenings from June 10th-July 15th

  • I Hear You - Drop-in Sessions for Teens
    Wednesday, June 10 - Wednesday, June 24 @ 04:00 PM (Weekly)
    New Jersey Hope and Healing

    I Hear You - Drop-in Sessions for Teens

    Your feelings matter and we want to hear about them! Are you worried about school, summer - the "new normal"? Zoom or call in for a safe place to talk, share, and address your concerns. These sessions are facilitated by a school social worker. Meeting ID 96264492894 Password 928807 

  • Free Virtual Modern Dance Class - Dance Sampler for Ages 8-18
    Wednesday, June 10 @ 05:40 PM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Modern Dance Class - Dance Sampler for Ages 8-18

    This creative class offers students an opportunity to experience a variety of dance styles that may include Modern, Hip Hop, and Ballet.

  • Free Virtual Moving Experience Dance Company for Adults with Disabilities
    Wednesday, June 10 @ 06:30 PM (Weekly)
    Center for Modern Dance Education

    Free Virtual Moving Experience Dance Company for Adults with Disabilities

    A creative experience for individuals with disabilities who love to dance.

  • Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Community Cancer Prevention Series
    Thursday, June 11 - Thursday, July 16 @ 10:00 AM
    Rutgers Cancer institute of New Jersey

    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Community Cancer Prevention Series

    Rutgers Cancer Institute offers a free six-week virtual program on cancer prevention and screening for community health workers, allied healthcare professionals, nurses, case managers, social workers, public health professionals, and healthcare advocates. Participants will earn a certificate of completion for completing this webinar series.

  • NEW JERSEY VIRTUAL YOUTH TOWN HALL
    Thursday, June 11 @ 11:00 AM

    NEW JERSEY VIRTUAL YOUTH TOWN HALL

    NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PRESENTS...

    NEW JERSEY VIRTUAL YOUTH TOWN HALL

  • New Jersey Virtual Youth Town Hall
    Thursday, June 11 @ 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Health Department of Health

    New Jersey Virtual Youth Town Hall

    As we prepare for a “new normal”, all New Jersey middle & high school students between the ages of 13 and 19 are invited to attend a Virtual Youth Town Hall event focus is the pandemic

  • POAC: Family Zumba
    Thursday, June 11 - Thursday, June 25 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Family Zumba

    Join POAC for a weekly session of Zumba! Let’s get up and move, stay fit, and relieve the stress of the day with Natalia and Mercedes on POAC Facebook Live. We will meet online Thursdays at 2:30 for 45 minutes. It’s fitness fun for the whole family.

  • Get Fit
    Thursday, June 11 - Thursday, June 25 @ 04:00 PM (Weekly)
    FRN Connect

    Get Fit

    NOTE: We have heard your feedback and we will now be transitioning from GoToMeeting to Zoom!  Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises. Mondays & Thursdays.

  • Managing Grief and Loss
    Thursday, June 11 - Thursday, June 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Association

    Managing Grief and Loss

    Thursday Virtual Zoom Support Meeting to discuss grief and loss in a safe place. With over 40 + types of losses an individual can experience grief, this support group will provide coping skills, self-discovery, and emotional completion of their loss. 1 (929)205-6099 ID#795-726-385.

  • Virtual Mental Health Anonymous Meeting
    Thursday, June 11 @ 08:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Hlealth Anonymous

    Virtual Mental Health Anonymous Meeting

    Mental Health Anonymous meetings are starting this Thursday May 7th at 8:00pm and they are running every week.

  • Ride and Stride for Autism
    Saturday, June 13 @ 06:00 AM
    Brookdale Community College
    Lincroft

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.

  • When Alcohol, Summer, COVID and Teens Intersect
    Monday, June 15 @ 02:00 PM

    When Alcohol, Summer, COVID and Teens Intersect

    Let’s discuss how we can be prepared to parent during these times of transition and uncertainty to keep our teens safe. Presenters are Christine Storm and Kate Appleman of Caron Treatment Center.

  • Last Transition Webinar for 2020 Graduates
    Tuesday, June 16 @ 01:00 PM
     The Division of Developmental Disabilities, Values Into Action NJ, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

    Last Transition Webinar for 2020 Graduates

    Virtually connect in learning about services available to young adults with disabilities who are in the transitioning stage of graduation and "aging out" of the youth system and into the adult world. Join us in our Question & Answer Panel where you can have all of your questions answered about Support Coordination, DDD, and DVRS services.

  • Nature Play Therapy for Mental Health Therapist
    Tuesday, June 16 - Tuesday, July 21 @ 11:00 PM (Weekly)
    Rose LaPiere, LPC, RPT-S, ACS

    Nature Play Therapy for Mental Health Therapist

    Join us to learn how to integrate and implement Nature Play Therapy interventions rooted in a variety of theoretical orientations supporting the use of play as an effective agent of change, growth and healing.The interventions introduced will provide methods to bring nature into play therapy practice with children, adolescents and families both in the playroom as well as bridging prescriptive healing interventions outside of sessions to promote family bonding.

  • Police Use of Deadly Force as it Relates to People with Behavioral Health Issues
    Thursday, June 18 @ 02:00 PM

    Police Use of Deadly Force as it Relates to People with Behavioral Health Issues

    Please join us for our next webinar discussion of "Police Use of Deadly Force as it Relates to People with Behavioral Health Issues" with guest speaker Professor Heather Cucolo, co-owner and partner, Mental Disability Law and Policy Associates.

  • Camp Discovery - A Social Skills Day Camp for Children  with Special Needs (Ages 3-14) & Junior Camp Counselor Program for Teens and  Young Adults with Special Needs (Ages 14-21)
    Monday, June 22 @ 08:30 AM
    First Children Services
    Fanwood

    Camp Discovery - A Social Skills Day Camp for Children with Special Needs (Ages 3-14) & Junior Camp Counselor Program for Teens and Young Adults with Special Needs (Ages 14-21)

    Camp Discovery is staffed with highly trained Behavioral Technicians supervised by BCBAs.  Register by April 15 and receive 10% off the full or half-day rate!  There is also a sibling discount.  

    Camp Discovery is a Department of Children and Families (PerformCare) approved camp for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  

  • Reflections InterACTive Summer Experience
    Monday, July 27 @ 05:30 PM (Weekly)
    RISE

    Reflections InterACTive Summer Experience

    Explore teen issues through improvisational acting. It’s Free and has Open, ongoing, enrollment throughout the Summer.

  • Leadership Academy (NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders)
    Thursday, August 6 @ 12:00 AM
    Rutgers University
    Piscataway

    Leadership Academy (NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders)

    Apply for this "Life Changing" Opportunity (NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders)

  • 4th Annual Health Fair and Festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
    Saturday, September 19 @ 10:00 AM
    Holy Name Hospital
    Teaneck

    4th Annual Health Fair and Festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

    Health fair with many different activities

  • Save the Date: NAMIWalks
    Saturday, September 26 @ 12:00 AM
    Ocean County

    Save the Date: NAMIWalks

    Join us at NAMIWalks NJ on Saturday, September 26, 2020 as we walk on the Boardwalk at Seaside Park in Ocean County.

  • Unpacking Family Baggage: Healing from Trauma and Addiction and a Mental Health Resource Fair (Hills Valley Coalition)
    Wednesday, October 21 @ 06:00 PM
    Pascack Hills High School
    Montvale

    Unpacking Family Baggage: Healing from Trauma and Addiction and a Mental Health Resource Fair (Hills Valley Coalition)

    Parents and teens are invited to an evening program with speaker Claudia Black, Ph.D.  who will visually portray how we carry family of origin issues into our adult lives, discuss trauma and addictions and offer a 7-step path to healing.