Union County

UnionNAMI UNION COUNTY

 

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President:

Julie Donohue

 

Address:

NAMI of Union County,
P.O. Box 724, New Providence, NJ 07974

 

Email:

[email protected]

 

Contact Person:

Ruth at (908) 233-1628

 

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/NAMI.unioncounty

 

Online Resources Guide:

NAMI Union County RESOURCE GUIDE 6th Edition

 

Newsletter:

April 2022 Newsletter

 

Online Support Meeting:

Monthly Family Support Meeting via Zoom
3rd Tuesday of every month, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a peer support group led by trained facilitators for all family members and caregivers of persons with mental illness. To register – email Denise at [email protected] with your name, town and phone number.

NAMI Connection Peer Support Group (Postponed until further notice)
4th Tuesday of each month, 7:30 pm
Location: TBA
Contact Strawberry at [email protected] for more information.

Find online support groups by NAMI NJ at this webpage: NAMI NJ Online Support Groups

 

Upcoming Events:

May’s Presentation: “Self-Care for the Caregiver”
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Register here

Join us for a presentation by Michelle Hanna Collins, M.Ed. and Shruthi Jayashankar, M.A. on “Self-Care for Caregivers” with a family member or friend with mental illness. Being gentle with ourselves when we are managing our family, work, and a loved one with mental illness is challenging to say the least.  We plan on helping you to find your way for a wholesome balance for successfully taking care of yourself. View flyer for more information.

First Annual Skate Raiser
Sunday, May 22, 2022, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Florham Park Roller Rink, 192 Ridgedale Ave, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Register here

Grab your eights and roll out to Florham Park Roller Rink for Docky D Altruists Corp 501(c)3 First Annual Skate Raise. This family fun event is to raise awareness on mental health, raise funds to help complete the mission of DDAC and honor NAMI Union County. Every attendee is automatically entered into a raffle drawing. Enjoy a Sunday night out with family and friends on the wood! Thanks in advance for registering to enjoy this event while giving back to the community.

 

Education:

Family To Family Education:
8-week education course for families of adults living with mental illness
Learn more about the course

Thursday evenings, starting  March 3rd – April 21. Class will meet in person from 7:00-9:30 PM. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information, contact Pat Roman at 732-382-0762 or email [email protected] and put F2F in subject area.

 

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NAMI Union County hosted Senator Codey at their public meeting in April 2016, with a packed house of nearly 90 people. Senator Codey has been a long-time proponent of improving services for the mentally ill. He and his family have established a private foundation to support programs benefitting mental health issues.

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Click here for a complete list of NAMI NJ Statewide Programs

 

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