Community Events and Programs

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  • The ABCs of COVID-19
    Saturday, May 30 @ 10:00 AM
    CNN

    The ABCs of COVID-19

    The town hall will feature experts and "Sesame Street" characters -- including Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Rosita and Grover -- answering questions submitted by families.  The town hall will air on CNN, CNN International and CNN en Español. It will stream live on CNN.com's homepage and across mobile devices via CNN's apps, without requiring a cable log-in.

  • Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series
    Saturday, May 30 - Thursday, June 25 @ 10:30 AM
    AWAKE Network and Mindful Magazine

    Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series

    This free series is for all medical professionals who have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, both on the front lines and in all other contexts, who are interested in mindfulness resources to help navigate these challenging times. When you register we’ll send you Access Links to attend any sessions LIVE. 

  • Virtual Camp for Loss During COVID-19
    Saturday, May 30 @ 12:00 PM
    Comfort Zone Camp

    Virtual Camp for Loss During COVID-19

    Comfort Zone is offering a virtual COVID-19 camp for youth ages 13-25 on Saturday, May 30th from 12pm – 2:30pm EST (9am – 11:30am PST). There will also be a parent/guardian program taking place simultaneously for those whose child(ren) are participating in the virtual camp.

  • Free Online Mindfulness Meditation for Stress & Anxiety
    Sunday, May 31 - Sunday, June 14 @ 10:00 AM (Weekly)
    Mindful Connect

    Free Online Mindfulness Meditation for Stress & Anxiety

    Sundays 10:00 AM, Tuesdays 6:30 PM, Thursdays 12:30 PM
    Reduce Anxiety and Stress...As we practice physical distancing for COVID-19...Let's keep connected with others in the virtual space Join us. Email [email protected] to receive meeting ID and Password.

  • NAMI Hearts and Minds presentation –
    Sunday, May 31 @ 11:30 AM
    NAMI

    NAMI Hearts and Minds presentation – "Diving in to Peer Support"

    NAMI Hearts and Minds presentation – "Diving in to Peer Support" Jay Yudof, MS, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner and NAMI New Jersey Recovery Programs Coordinator

  • Hope for New Mothers: A Virtual Support Group for Pregnant and New Moms
    Monday, June 1 - Monday, July 6 @ 10:00 AM (WeekDays)
    Partnership for Maternal & Child Health

    Hope for New Mothers: A Virtual Support Group for Pregnant and New Moms

    Mon @ 3:00 pm, Tue @ 1:00 pm, Wed @ 10:00 am, Thur @ 11:00 am
    Hope for New Mothers is a virtual support group for pregnant and new moms living in northern New Jersey with babies up to one year old.

    Esperanza Para Madres es un grupo de apoyo virtual para embarazadas y madres con bebés de hasta un año.

  • Mental Wellness
    Monday, June 1 - Monday, June 29 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Association

    Mental Wellness

    A virtual zoom support meeting to maintain and retain positive overall wellness. 1(929) 205-6099 ID#913 979 032

  • New Jersey Hope and Healing COVID-19 Support Group
    Monday, June 1 - Monday, June 8 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    New Jersey Hope and Healing

    New Jersey Hope and Healing COVID-19 Support Group

    New Jersey Hope and Healing Support Group for individuals, families and friends who have tested positive, experienced symptoms, or are recovering from COVID-19. Zoom Presentation. ID 943 3622 4788 Password 116328

  • PFLAG Jersey Shore Online Support Meeting
    Monday, June 1 - Monday, June 22 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    PFLAG Jersey Shore

    PFLAG Jersey Shore Online Support Meeting

    Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
    Join PFLAG Jersey Shore in our digital support space to connect with others, receive the social support critical to the well-being of the LGBTQ community, and obtain support services for families of LGBTQ individuals.

  • NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group
    Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, June 23 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI

    NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    Tuesdays at 12 pm & Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Register for an online support group. NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • Coffee Time Chat
    Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Coffee Time Chat

    Coffee Time Chat is a women's support group designed to provide support with day to day issues that we experience as women.

  • Magination Press Story Time
    Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, June 23 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    American Psychological Association

    Magination Press Story Time

    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 PM ET. Feelings of anxiety, stress, and grief can be difficult for children to navigate. Join APA’s Magination Press authors for readings of their books designed to entertain while helping kids understand and cope with these feelings using emotional support tools.

  • POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families
    Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, June 30 @ 03:15 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    Join us for 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family. You don’t need any past experience or any special equipment.

  • This is Me-Adolescent Girls Support Group
    Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, July 14 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    This is Me-Adolescent Girls Support Group

    Group begins Tuesday, May 12
    This is Me is a virtual support group for adolescent girls ages 13-18 meeting on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00 pm for 6 weeks and potentially further based on interest. This group is FREE for participants.

  • Mindfulness in Recovery from Addiction
    Tuesday, June 2 - Tuesday, August 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    LPCNJ Mindful Counseling Services

    Mindfulness in Recovery from Addiction

    This group centers on applying the concepts of: powerlessness & acceptance as an avenue to manage feelings and thoughts. Ultimately, you will bring forth an awareness to the "why" behind your need to escape and forget. We will use Mindfulness work (meditation, sharing using "I" statements and self reflective "tools") to assist in the process. There will be readings, a sharing portion, as well as a meditation.

  • Creative New Jersey: Statewide Conversations - COVID-19 Response
    Wednesday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 10 @ 10:00 AM (Weekly)
    Creative New Jersey

    Creative New Jersey: Statewide Conversations - COVID-19 Response

    While we cannot come together in-person, we can support each other by connecting virtually and we at Creative New Jersey invite all of you to join us every Wednesday morning at 10am for a Statewide Zoom Conversation.

  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
    Wednesday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 24 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI New Jersey

    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

    Wednesdays at 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm
    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adults (18+) with a mental health condition. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • POAC: Autism Music Classes
    Wednesday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 24 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Autism Music Classes

    Please join us for some great online music classes with Mr. Jim of Key of Awesome Music! Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups and we can all participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play. We will be focusing on songs about friendship and what the lyrics mean to us all.

  • POAC: Family Zumba
    Thursday, June 4 - Thursday, June 25 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Family Zumba

    Join POAC for a weekly session of Zumba! Let’s get up and move, stay fit, and relieve the stress of the day with Natalia and Mercedes on POAC Facebook Live. We will meet online Thursdays at 2:30 for 45 minutes. It’s fitness fun for the whole family.

  • Managing Grief and Loss
    Thursday, June 4 - Thursday, June 25 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Association

    Managing Grief and Loss

    Thursday Virtual Zoom Support Meeting to discuss grief and loss in a safe place. With over 40 + types of losses an individual can experience grief, this support group will provide coping skills, self-discovery, and emotional completion of their loss. 1 (929)205-6099 ID#795-726-385.

  • FAMILY FEST: Free Virtual event for families/caregivers impacted by brain injury
    Friday, June 5 @ 10:00 AM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    FAMILY FEST: Free Virtual event for families/caregivers impacted by brain injury

    BIANJ is hosting a FREE virtual FAMILY FEST for families/caregivers impacted by brain injury. Join us for an opportunity for fun, networking, informational and resources!

  • Healthcare Marketplace Information Session
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM
    Center for Family Services

    Healthcare Marketplace Information Session

    Join us for a free virtual information session about healthcare coverage offered through Healthcare Marketplace. Presented by Center For Family Services' Navigator Exchange Program, you'll learn about health coverage options if you have experienced a job loss, a change in income, loss of employer-based coverage, or other qualifying life events. Participants will be given an overview of how to qualify for Marketplace coverage, special enrollment periods, financial assistance to help pay for health insurance, NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid/CHIP), and Marketplace options if eligible for COBRA coverage. Additional resources will be provided, followed by Q&A. To attend the event, click the registration link and use the following phone number & PIN: (US) +1 304-896-9128? PIN: 114 115 297#

  • Safe Kids, Safe Summer
    Friday, June 5 @ 11:00 AM
    Institute for Prevention and Recovery

    Safe Kids, Safe Summer

    RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery (IFPR) presents  a special webinar to start off the summer months, which will include conversations on safe medication management, bike safety, if bikes are really the new toilet paper, neighborhood safety in regards to COVID-19, and ways to keep youth engaged.

  • POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man
    Friday, June 5 - Friday, June 26 @ 02:30 PM (Weekly)
    POAC Autism Services

    POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness. Let's kick off the weekend the right way. It's all live at 2:30 on Fridays on POAC's Facebook page.

  • The Science of Parenting and Parent-Based Treatment for Childhood Anxiety Disorders
    Tuesday, June 9 @ 02:00 PM
    Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

    The Science of Parenting and Parent-Based Treatment for Childhood Anxiety Disorders

    Anxious children rely heavily on their parents for help in coping with anxiety and parents frequently become entangled in their children’s symptoms through the process of family accommodation. This webinar will introduce SPACE, a novel and efficacious parent-based treatment for childhood anxiety disorders.

  • New Jersey Virtual Youth Town Hall
    Thursday, June 11 @ 11:00 AM
    New Jersey Health Department of Health

    New Jersey Virtual Youth Town Hall

    As we prepare for a “new normal”, all New Jersey middle & high school students between the ages of 13 and 19 are invited to attend a Virtual Youth Town Hall event focus is the pandemic

  • Ride and Stride for Autism
    Saturday, June 13 @ 06:00 AM
    Brookdale Community College
    Lincroft

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.