Community Events and Programs

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  • FREE VIRTUAL MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES

    Click below to claim our offer for FREE online classes to help keep your kids active and healthy while at home!

  • Girls Empowering Girls

    Join us for peer support, fitness, education & a positive outlet where we learn the beauty of self love and empowerment

  • Intermediate Sand Play Training Series

    Have you completed Introduction to Sand Play Therapy and want to learn more? Want feedback on clients you are using Sand Play with? Want to work towards your Certificate in Sand Play Therapy?

  • Project Rainbow Tween Group

    A safe, affirming, and fun monthly gathering for LGBTQ+ tweens (grades 6-8) and their allies

  • Virtual Calendar for Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, Mondays by MHANJ New Jersey Hope and Healing via a Zoom

    This program is brought to you by NJ Hope and Healing- CCP program The Mental Health Association in New Jersey in collaboration with the New ea In Jersey Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, is offering a Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) through a (FEMA/SAMHSA) grant.

  • Virtual Parents Support Group

    Virtual Parents Support Group

    We are here for all of our families during this stressful time.

  • Sunday, November 29 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Toms River

    EmboldenHER

    Be a part of this 8 week GIRLS empowerment group that focuses on healthy relationships!

    Ages 12-18

  • Free Sober Activities November 2020
    Sunday, November 29 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Belmar, NJ

    Free Sober Activities November 2020

    The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live.

  • New Hope Integrated Health Care Introductory CRAFT Family Program
    Sunday, November 29 - Saturday, December 26 @ 08:00 AM
    New Hope Integrated Health Care

    New Hope Integrated Health Care Introductory CRAFT Family Program

    Do you have a loved one who is struggling with a substance use disorder? This Saturday program is designed as an educational program for those who have loved ones struggling with active addiction.

  • MHANJ New Jersey Hope & Healing Virtual Calendar of Free & Public Support Groups November 2020
    Sunday, November 29 - Monday, November 30 @ 10:00 AM
    New Jersey Hope and Healing NJ Department of Human Services

    MHANJ New Jersey Hope & Healing Virtual Calendar of Free & Public Support Groups November 2020

    There are support groups available 7 days a week which include: School Nurses, Stress Reduction and Coping Strategies, LGBTQ+, Spanish Speaking, Pregnancy during Pandemic,  Parenting through the Pandemic, Single Parents, Healthcare Workers, Decompress and Disconnect-for work from home professionals, College Students, Women of Wisdom/Faith Base

  • Sunday, November 29 - Sunday, November 14 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
    Institute for Practical Life

    Creative Healing Group

    Creative Healing is a therapeutic modality that combines powerful counseling techniques along with art-making to help improve emotional, mental health, promoting self-regulation.

  • Sunday, November 29 - Monday, November 30 @ 01:00 PM
    Institute for Practical Life

    Weaving Narratives

    The project intends to create an avenue for public expression through art, measuring the pulse of public opinion and sentiment across relevant topics affecting our community today. The written responses of people to questions posted by the artist will be woven into sculptural textile artworks, keeping a tangible record of public expression that can later be exhibited and talked about.

  • Monday, November 30 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Freehold, NJ

    PSA CONTEST: YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION

    Suicide is preventable. It is important for students to be aware of the warning signs and to be familiar with local resources so that they can help themselves or a friend in need. This campaign is designed to help increase awareness across New Jersey, reaching the tens of thousands of students making attempts each year.

  • Diabetes Self Management Class
    Monday, November 30 - Monday, December 14 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    SCAN

    Diabetes Self Management Class

    This 6-week workshop will help you better manage your diabetes and is also ideal for folks who are pre-diabetic or care for someone who has diabetes.

  • The Mourning Meeting Podcast
    Tuesday, December 1 - Tuesday, December 29 @ 09:00 AM (Weekly)
    Inner Harbor

    The Mourning Meeting Podcast

    The Mourning Meeting is a podcast dedicated to young adults. Interviews include information about grieving at college, pandemic grief, advanced directives for young adults, suicide loss, and much more.

  • Adjustment to Brain Injury: Brain Injury Overview and Coping
    Tuesday, December 1 @ 06:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Adjustment to Brain Injury: Brain Injury Overview and Coping

    Caregivers and families are invited to register for a free 3 part educational and interactive series offered by the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey: Adjustment to Brain Injury, presented by Mandi Zucker, MSW, Education Facilitator. These workshops are geared towards providing education and support and will be offered via Zoom conferencing. You are welcome to attend all three sessions, or one(s) of your choice: Spaces are limited, so register today.

  • Tuesday, December 1 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    Family Support Organization

    Virtual Nurtured Heart Approach Series Workshop

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in The 3 Stands™ for helping children (and adults) build their Inner Wealth® and use their intensity in successful ways. It has become a powerful way of awakening the inherent greatness in all children while facilitating parenting and classroom success.

  • Mental Health Anonymous Virtual Meetings
    Tuesday, December 1 - Tuesday, December 29 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Mental Health Anonymous

    Mental Health Anonymous Virtual Meetings

    Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 pm
    Mental Health Anonymous is a start up non-profit organization that provides support groups for those suffering with mental illness. The support groups aim to provide free knowledge, education and awareness, and coping skills in order for those struggling to have a better life.

  • Family Support Group
    Wednesday, December 2 - Wednesday, January 27 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    MHA of Essex and Morris: Crisis Counseling Program

    Family Support Group

    Through FEMA and SAMHSA, NJ Hope and Healing and MHA of Essex and Morris are able to provide free crisis counseling to New Jerseyans emotionally struggling with the impact of COVID-19. We are offering free crisis counseling by virtual support groups (via Zoom) and individual phone sessions.

  • Wednesday, December 2 - Wednesday, February 24 @ 05:00 PM (Weekly)
    STEAMpark, INC.

    STEMgirls Winter Session

    STEMgirls' Winter Session starts in November! We provide free online classes for girls in grades 3-8 that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. All supplies are provided!

  • Wednesday, December 2 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    Neurodevelopmental Conditions and Anxiety: Common Causes and Effective Solutions

    High rates of anxiety have been reported across a range of neurodevelopmental conditions including ADHD, Autism, Tourette Syndrome, and Learning Disability. In this webinar, Dr. Lynch explores the reasons why these conditions are so often accompanied by anxiety.

  • Coping with the Pandemic - 8 Week Virtual Therapy Group
    Thursday, December 3 - Thursday, December 24 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    The Behavioral Health Institute of Monmouth County

    Coping with the Pandemic - 8 Week Virtual Therapy Group

    8-week virtual therapy group led by Emily and Emily, starting Thursday, October 29th. This group is for adults over 40 with chronic medical conditions struggling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Time/hour listed is approximate. Fee is $10 per session. Please e-mail the completed interest survey to behavioralhealthinstitute@gmail.com

  • 17th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference
    Thursday, December 3 @ 08:30 AM
    THE AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION – NEW JERSEY CHAPTER

    17th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference

    TRAUMATIC LOSS COALITIONS FOR YOUTH
    17th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference
    Topic: “Reaching for Hope”

    Cost of Conference: $49

  • Thursday, December 3 @ 08:30 AM

    17th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference

    Guest Speakers 

    Susan Klebold Author & Activist Keynote Speaker

    Vanessa L. McGann, PhD Clinical Psychologist

  • Thursday, December 3 - Thursday, November 11 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    Institute for Practical Life

    Taller recurrente de manejo de la ansiedad

    Hemos desarrollado un taller para poder entender como funcionan nuestros mecanismos mentales y aprender a controlar nuestra ansiedad/

  • Thursday, December 3 - Thursday, November 11 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Institute for Practical Life

    Herramientas para despertar la sanación mental y la recuperación a las adiciones

    Este es un taller de Intervención y Ayuda para apoyarte a superar una adicción.

  • Pandemic Parenting Strategies
    Thursday, December 3 - Thursday, December 17 @ 07:00 PM (Weekly)
    Counseling Support Services, LLC

    Pandemic Parenting Strategies

    Pandemic Parenting Strategies is a forum created for African American/Black parents to meet with a behavior/mental health practitioner to discuss the impact of COVID-19, racism and virtual learning plans. Explore practical solutions to support Black children, while preparing them for the world they will one day inherit. Most importantly we will identify resources and networks to help manage our own emotional and mental stress.

  • Saturday, December 5 @ 12:00 AM (Monthly)
    Toms River

    Creative Expression Contest 2020-2021

    The Mental Health Awareness Committee of Ocean County would like to motivate a societal change towards social acceptance and decrease negative attitudes around mental illness and those who struggle with addiction.

  • Monday, December 7 @ 09:30 AM

    Ethical & Legal Requirements When Working With Transgender Youth

    LGB and Transgender+ youth have higher rates of mental health issues, substance abuse issues, and involvement in the child welfare and criminal justice systems. 

  • Adjustment to Brain Injury: Living with Brain Injury
    Tuesday, December 8 @ 06:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Adjustment to Brain Injury: Living with Brain Injury

    Caregivers and families are invited to register for a free 3 part educational and interactive series offered by the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey: Adjustment to Brain Injury, presented by Mandi Zucker, MSW, Education Facilitator. These workshops are geared towards providing education and support and will be offered via Zoom conferencing. Spaces are limited, so register today.

  • Frank Speak: Puberty, Sex, Dating and Autism
    Tuesday, December 8 @ 06:30 PM
    Prasada In Home

    Frank Speak: Puberty, Sex, Dating and Autism

    Our Goals for the Frank Speak workshop is for parents to leave the workshop understanding the necessity of teaching their kids about sexual topics and have the knowledge base to lead the discussion with their children in a way that is meaningful for them. Several areas will be discussed to increase knowledge and understanding of sexual topics for teens with ASD. Good and bad touch Sexual safety  Sexual development  Sexual boundaries and consent Dating and relationships        

  • Project Rainbow Teen Group
    Wednesday, December 9 @ 07:00 PM
    JFEDSNJ

    Project Rainbow Teen Group

    A safe, affirming, and fun monthly gathering for LGBTQ+ teens (grades 9-12) and their allies.

    ZOOM 
    MEETING 
    ID: 976 4168 0618 PASSCODE: 326326 

  • Friday, December 11 @ 12:00 PM

    How to Best Support Youth in a Virtual Environment

    This FREE workshop s for anyone who supports children in these trying times.

  • Saturday, December 12 @ 10:00 AM
    Ocean Mental Health Services

    IDENTIFYING DEPRESSION AND TREATMENT OPTIONS DURING COVID-19

    As a community behavioral health leader, OceanMHS is offering a 1 hour session on how to recognize depression and access help when and if it is needed. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are so individualized, and so many community residents may find themselves or a loved one struggling.

  • Project Rainbow Tween Group
    Wednesday, December 16 @ 07:00 PM
    JFEDSNJ

    Project Rainbow Tween Group

    A safe, affirming, and fun monthly gathering for LGBTQ+ tweens (grades 6 - 8) and their allies.

    ZOOM MEETING 
    ID:9 71 43166754 PASSCODE: 754964 
    CALL-IN: +1 646-558 -8656

  • Adjustment to Brain Injury: Caregivers and Brain Injury
    Tuesday, December 22 @ 06:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Adjustment to Brain Injury: Caregivers and Brain Injury

    Caregivers and families are invited to register for a free 3 part educational and interactive series offered by the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey: Adjustment to Brain Injury, presented by Mandi Zucker, MSW, Education Facilitator. These workshops are geared towards providing education and support, and will be offered via Zoom conferencing. Spaces are limited, so register today.

  • Virtual Holiday Camp
    Tuesday, December 29 @ 09:00 AM
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium

    Virtual Holiday Camp

    Celebrate the holidays in style with the fluffiest, flashiest ocean animals. Dressed to impress, they are ready to attend any party this holiday season. Using the ZOOM platform, meet live animals, visit aquarium exhibits & behind the scenes areas, conduct science experiments, and have fun!