Sussex County




Mary Anne McInerney



P.O. Box 652, Sparta, NJ 07871






[email protected]




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NAMI Sussex Family Support Group

3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

To request to join our monthly Online Family Support Group meetings, please email [email protected], co-facilitator, at least a day in advance (your last name is optional.). Group size will be limited to 10, including the two group facilitators. Sussex County residents will be given priority. Annette will subsequently email you an online registration form that must be submitted prior to each monthly meeting (required in order to protect confidentiality). She will also add you to our Constant Contact email list in order to send you a Family Support Group reminder and registration form each month. For more information about NAMI Sussex and/or referrals to local mental health resources, call 973-214-0632.

Click the link below for a listing of weekly online support groups provided by NAMI New Jersey for adult family members (“Family Support”) and adults (18 and up) with a mental health condition (“NAMI Connection”).

NAMI NJ Online Support Groups



Family-to-Family Education

8-week free course for family members of adults with mental illness  Learn more about the course

Email [email protected] to inquire when NAMI Sussex will be offering the course online or in-person after Covid-19 subsides.


NAMI Basics

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

Contact Annette at [email protected] to inquire when NAMI Sussex will be offering the course online or in-person after Covid-19 subsides.


Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS)

Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) in Sussex County is offered by the Mental Health Association (formerly called the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris). The office is located at 83 Spring Street, Suite 302B in Newton NJ, 07860. IFSS supports families who have an adult loved one who is coping with a serious mental illness. Among their offerings are individual sessions for families, weekly support groups, and educational workshops and presentations. IFSS also assists families with referrals and advocacy services. To schedule an appointment or find out more information please call Carrie Parmelee at 973-579-4399, ext. 402 or email her at [email protected]. The website for MHA is



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]

Click here for a complete list of NAMI NJ Statewide Programs


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