NAMI MIDDLESEX COUNTY
100 Plainfield Ave., 8C, Edison, NJ 08817
Adrienne Friedman – 732-745-0709
Mental Health Services Directory – Office of Human Services Division of Addictions and Mental Health Planning
Middlesex County Behavioral Health Resource Guide
Mental Health Referral Information Key Contacts
Spring Speaker Series:
Intensive Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) invites you to attend:
Supportive Housing in Middlesex: What Families Need to Know
Monday, March 6, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Speakers: Nancy Schneeloch, Vice President of Supportive Housing, Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services; Stacia Neals, MS, LPC, Program Manager, Rutgers UBHC
This presentation will provide information about Supportive Housing programs in Middlesex County at Bridgeway and UBHC. Bridgeway’s Residential Intensive Support Team (RIST) is an intensive residential support program designed to address the needs of individuals who may require intensive but varying degrees of residential support in the transition from hospital to community living. UBHC’s Community Support Services program provides case management and skill development to adults in the community. Presenters will review admission criteria, specific services provided, and the referral process for their programs.
Person-Centered Life Planning: Who Will Care for My Loved One When I Am Gone?
Monday, April 3, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Jason Miller, Director of Social Services, Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of NJ (PLAN/NJ)
The purpose of this workshop is to educate families who have a loved one with a significant disability about the importance of planning for the individual’s future support. Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of NJ (PLAN/NJ) will guide families in this legal and estate planning and life-long support process. This session will address future planning issues such as independent living supports, estate planning, legal and financial protections. Topics include how to implement a future life plan for people with disabilities, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Special Needs Trusts, and ABLE accounts.
Coping & Support Meeting (Now Virtual!)
Co-chaired with Intensive Family Support Services, open to all families and friends of those with mental illness.
Evening Meetings – Thursdays Bi-weekly, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Family To Family Education:
8 week education course for families of adults living with mental illness
Learn more about the course
Our next class has not yet been scheduled.
If you would like to be on the list for our next class, send your name, address and phone number to [email protected].
NAMI Basics is a free, 6-session education program for parents and other family members who provide care for youth (age 22 or younger). Learn more about the course
Casual Outing Club:
The Casual Outing Club is a program that provides social gatherings for adults who are interested in recreational and social activities. The events take place the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at The Reform Church, Highland Park.
Contact: Susan Pickoff at (732) 745-0709
Young Adult Club:
Our Young Adult Club provides recreational opportunities and fellowship. The events are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday afternoon of every month in Middlesex County, and range from bowling, to mini-golf, movies and picnics in the park. Contact Sam Hartman (732) 745-0709 for more information or to sign up for an outing.
OTHER NAMI PROGRAMS & GROUPS IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
AACT-NOW Online Support Groups (African American)
Contact: 732-940-0991 ext. 117 or e-mail [email protected]
NAMI NJ En Espanol Online Support Groups (Hispanic/Latinx)
Contact: 732-940-0991 ext. 113, or email [email protected]
SAMHAJ Online Support Groups (South Asian)
Contact: 732-940-0991 ext. 110, or email [email protected]
CAMHOP Online Support Groups (Chinese American)
Contact: 732-940-0991 ext. 114, or email [email protected]
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* NAMI NJ and affiliate meetings and events are open to public unless otherwise notified. Membership is optional.