NJ Mental Health Community Events

Check out events by NAMI NJ and County Affiliates:



Recommended events by other mental health organizations:


October 2021

Throughout the month of October – Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) Presents: Fall 2021 Family Psychoeducational Workshop Series Curriculum

Throughout the month of October 13th Annual Wellness Conference: “From Pain to Purpose,” with guest speaker, Zak Williams, Mental health advocate and son of the late Robin Williams. Empower yourself with tools, resources, and hope during this month-long virtual wellness conference. Join NAMI Mercer for an inspirational keynote address, practical workshops, and creative outlets. Download brochure | Download flyer | Register here (There is no charge to register!)

Tuesday, October 19 – The New Jersey Statewide Network for Cultural Competence’s Quarterly Meeting open to all, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., featuring presenter Congressman Andy Kim, Representative 3rd District of New Jersey will discuss efforts to combat prejudice, discrimination, and violence directed at AAPI and other marginalized communities. Join the meeting here.

Wednesday, October 20 – “Navigating State Approved Services for Individuals with Disabilities” Webinar, Presented by: Autism Family Services of NJ and Positive Development. Register here

Thursday, October 21 – NAMI Ask the Expert: The Me2/Orchestra: Using Music as Part of the Recovery Journey, 4 p.m. ET. The Me2/Orchestra is an orchestra of people with and without mental illness working side-by-side in a supportive atmosphere. Their mission is to erase mental health stigma one concert at a time. Register here

Sunday, October 24 – Cornerstone in Partnership with ICPC Presents: Day of Dignity and Mental & Emotional Wellness Conference, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Islamic Center of Passaic County, located at 152 Derrom Avenue in Paterson, NJ. They will provide information, general health screenings, and talks on the topics that matter most post-pandemic. View flyer Register here

Tuesday, October 26 – East Brunswick Public Library and the RWJ Hope and Healing team up to offer a self care and wellness program, “Self Care: In a Hurry,” at 12 p.m. View flyer Register here

Friday, October 29 – 2021 Culture Conference, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET. Keynote Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D. will speak on “Racialized Trauma and the Soul of Black Folk.” Breakout Sessions Include: “Healing Racial Trauma,” “COVID-19 Pandemic and Asian American Mental Health,” “Culturally Responsive Supervision,” “Historical Persecution, Jewish Tradition, and Modern Antisemitism: Hurt and Healing in the Jewish Community.” Register here

Friday, October 29 – BBRF International Mental Health Research Symposium. Please join them for exciting virtual scientific discussions on innovative brain and behavior research by our 2021 Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinners & Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners.


November 2021

Friday November 5 – Saturday, November 6 – Mental Health America and IDONTMIND announce their brand new mental health summit Our Future In Mind. Streaming live on YouTube, this free two-day summit gives you front-row access to the most innovative mental health organizations and campaigns in the world. You’ll gain insight into how they got started, and you’ll learn (and unlearn) from young mental health experts to help you find the tools to make an impact. Register here

Tuesday, November 9 – Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents: Meet the Scientist Webinar, “Developing New Treatments for Mania Using Brain-Based Risk Markers,” at 2 p.m. ET. Register here

Tuesday, November 9 – East Brunswick Public Library and the RWJ Hope and Healing team up to offer a self care and wellness program, “Self Care: When A Door Opens,” at 12 p.m. View flyer Register here

Tuesday, November 9 & Wednesday, November 10 – Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHA) invites you to their 23rd Annual Supportive Housing Conference: Renewing and Rising Investing in Homes, Investing in People. A two half-days of excellent workshop presentations and discussions from local and national leaders in their conference workshops and keynotes. For additional information, please call at 908-931-1131r or Visit website Register here

Wednesday, November 10 – December 15 – Free virtual workshop: Take Control of Your Health, at 10 a.m. This is an evidence-based six-week program aimed to help individuals learn skills to manage their condition and live meaningful lives. Each participant will be provided with a resource book called: Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition and weekly incentives mailed to the comfort of their homes! To learn more and register: Call 737-529-9817 or Scan code in the flyer.

Monday, November 15 – Friday, November 19 – Throughout the week, REIMAGINE will bring together leading organizations to elevate crisis response and coordinate federal and state advocacy efforts to establish and fully fund our country’s crisis response systems before a new three-digit number for mental health, substance use and suicidal crises, 9-8-8, goes live nationwide by July 2022. Register here

Tuesday, November 16 – East Brunswick Public Library and the RWJ Hope and Healing team up to offer a self care and wellness program, “Self Care: Boundaries,” at 12 p.m. View flyer Register here

Monday, November 15 & Tuesday, November 16Veterans Response Training Conference, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Middlesex County Fire Academy (Amphitheater), 1001 Fire Academy Drive, Sayreville, NJ 08872. During this conference you will learn specific mental health needs of veterans and be provided with resources to assist them. Register here

Friday, November 19 – The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies and its Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS) Practice Group announce that a conference, “Delivering Hope Post Pandemic,” dedicated to ICMS providers will be held virtually from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Learn more here. For more information, please contact June Noto at [email protected].



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