Cape May County



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Marc L. Hurvitz



P.O. Box 1557
Absecon, NJ 08201


Contact Person:

Marc L. Hurvitz – 609-741-5125



[email protected]




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New Mental Health Education Programs via Zoom:

Experts offer information, resources, and coping skills on various topics and Families, caregivers, and those in mental health recovery find the information in valuable.

4th Monday of every month, 7 – 8:30 pm

Upcoming presentations:

Monday, September 27th: Self Esteem and Its Impact on Mental Health

Judith Belmont, MS, Psychotherapist, author of 7 mental health and wellness books, and motivational speaker will discuss building self-esteem and embracing your greatness. Learn how to love yourself, life, overcome self- doubt, silence your inner critic. Discover ways to be more assertive, cultivate healthy relationships, embrace imperfection, and a more positive sense of self.

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Monday, October 25th: Recognizing Serious Mental Illness in Adolescents

Dr. David Huang and Dr. Suzanne Porreca , from Atlanticare Behavorial Health will be our guest speakers.

Dr. Huang has been with Atlanticare since 2007. He is a Psychiatrist, and Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Outpatient services. In addition, he is a consultant to Youth Consultation Services, Stockton University Student Health Services and is a Professor of Psychiatry at Cooper Medical School, Atlanticare, and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Dr. Suzanne Porreca, Psy. D. is the Director of Child and Adolescent Services. Suzanne has been with Atlanticare since 2008. She provides clinical supervision, Individual and Family Therapy, Program Development, and oversees comprehensive clinical and administrative operations of Child/Adolescent Programs.

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Online Support Groups:

Family Support Group

2nd Mondays at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Registration Contact: Abbie Katz at [email protected]


NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

1st Mondays at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Registration Contact: Abbie Katz at [email protected]

NAMI NJ Online Support Groups


Family to Family Education

8-week education course for families and friends of adults living with mental illness
Learn more about the course

Online Family to Family class offered by NAMI Atlantic/Cape May:
Tuesdays evenings, February 9 – March 30, 2021
7:00 – 9:30 pm
Space is limited to the first 16 registrants.


Support Meetings:

(In-person meetings are postponed until further notice)

2nd Mondays of the month
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Absecon United Methodist Church,
W. Church St. and Pitney Road,
Absecon, NJ 08201
[After a short meeting to discuss business and advocacy issues, we split up into separate Family-to-Family Support and NAMI Connection Peer Support groups.]

NAMI Connection Peer Support Group
2nd Mondays of every month, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Absecon United Methodist Church,
W. Church St. and Pitney Road, Absecon, NJ 08201
Contact person: Milo at 609-568-0648
A NAMI Family Support Group takes place at the same time and facility as this meeting.


Press Coverage

Faith leaders ‘big part of team’ for mental health support in communities (Press of Atlantic City)
Francine Bates, NAMI NJ board member, speaks to faith-based organization leaders at the NAMI Clergy Connection Seminar, Wed., Oct. 18 , 2017 at the Absecon United Methodist Church.

Press Coverage on NAMI Atlantic Group – December 2015


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* NAMI NJ and affiliate meetings and events are open to public unless otherwise notified. Membership is optional.