Hearts and Minds Presentation – “We’re All Connected”

05/02/2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

NAMI New Jersey’s Hearts & Minds program is an hour-long live presentation focusing on inner and outer wellness for people living with a mental illness. Hearts & Minds seeks to raise awareness and provide information on: medical self-advocacy, smoking cessation, addictions, healthy eating, exercise, and diabetes. The program is free to any facility or group throughout the state and includes goal setting and exercise and food journals.

– Focuses on: Medical Self-Advocacy, Smoking Cessation, Drug/ Alcohol Abuse, Healthy Eating, Mental Illness and Exercise, and Metabolic Syndrome/ Diabetes

– Includes Goal Setting and Sample Food and Exercise Journals

Speaker: Elena Kravitz, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner

1. Importance of social wellness on overall health and wellness
2. Playing out valued roles in our families and communities
3. Sharing as a strength in human connection
4. “Silver linings” – Increased connection during social distancing
5. Pushing past fear and rejection to build valued social and intimate relationships