Community Events and Programs

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  • Daily Mindfulness & Resilience Gatherings

    Each session starts with a short practice of arriving and getting centered. Next, we transition into some gentle movements (shoulder, neck, hip rolls, stretching), followed by some invigorating movements to get blood the flowing, prior to a guided sitting meditation for the last 15 minutes.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Monday, March 8 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Hope Sheds Light

    Hope Sheds Light Calendar of Events March 2021

    Hope Sheds Light Calendar of Events March 2021

  • Monday, March 8 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Toms River, NJ

    THEME SONG COMPETITION

    Write the first original theme song that represents the mission of the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation. The foundation provides 100% funding for children living with financial barriers to take ongoing lessons in dance, acting, instrumental music & vocal instruction at local performing arts studios close to their home.

  • Monday, March 8 @ 01:00 PM

    Grupos de Apoyo para Víctimas y Sobrevivientes de Violencia Doméstica

    Este programa de seis semanas se extiende del 14 de enero al 17 de febrero. Todos los Miercoles a la 1:00 PM.

  • Monday, March 8 @ 02:00 PM
    Wissahickon Environmental Education Center
    Philadelphia

    4 Elements Earth Education - Coyote Tracks Youth Programs

    Teen Weekend in the Pines | February 26-28, 2021 for Teens aged 13-17. Prior experience required.

  • Virtual Story and Craft Time for Children
    Monday, March 8 - Wednesday, January 5 @ 02:00 PM
    Monmouth County Library

    Virtual Story and Craft Time for Children

    Joyful Stories and easy crafts are shared each day with your family! New Story/Craft added each day at 2 pm

    This series was created by the Children's Librarians, as we miss our littlest patrons! While in-person storytimes are not possible, we will be sending extra special stories and easy-to-do-crafts directly to your homes.

  • The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2
    Tuesday, March 9 - Tuesday, December 28 @ 09:00 AM (Weekly)
    Inner Harbor

    The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2

    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.

  • Tuesday, March 9 @ 05:00 PM (Weekly)

    Coma Saludable - Mantengase Activo

    Vivir saludable es mas facil de lo que Usted piensa

  • Tuesday, March 9 @ 05:00 PM (Weekly)

    Eat Healthy - Be Active

    Living healthy is easier than you think

  • Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic: FREE Support Group for Parents
    Tuesday, March 9 - Tuesday, January 25 @ 06:30 PM (Weekly)
    Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic

    Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic: FREE Support Group for Parents

    This free support group is for parents who are now on the clock 24/7 because of COVID-19! Conversations are led by you! MUCCTC is a free online counseling service staffed by supervised Monmouth University clinical social work graduate interns! 

  • Wednesday, March 10 @ 12:00 AM (Weekly)
    Toms River

    Raising Recovery

    The goal of Raising Recovery is to support parents by sharing our lived experiences, so together we can learn new skills to support long term recovery and raise healthy children.

  • Wednesday, March 10 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    Toms River

    My Child Too... Divorced and Separated Parent Support Group

    Co-parenting can be difficult. Gain, support, empowerment and confidence while on the journey of acceptance and compromise.

  • Is It Bipolar Disorder or ADHD Moodiness?  A Guide to Getting the Right Diagnosis and Treatement
    Wednesday, March 10 @ 01:00 PM
    ADDitude ADHD Expert Webinars

    Is It Bipolar Disorder or ADHD Moodiness? A Guide to Getting the Right Diagnosis and Treatement

    Register for this free expert webinar to learn the difference between bipolar disorder and ADHD moodiness on Wednesday, March 10th at 1 p.m.  When you sign up you will recieve the free webinar replay link after 3/10 as well!  

  • Wednesday, March 10 @ 05:30 PM

    Support4Families Yoga4Teens

    All teens impacted by cancer are welcome!

  • Thursday, March 11 @ 04:00 PM

    Adverse Childhood Experiences: Inside NJ's Plan to Address a Perennial Harm

    Please join NJ Spotlight News on Thursday, March 11, at 4pm for a virtual roundtable with a panel of policy leaders, clinical experts, and front-line advocates to examine how COVID-19 is amplifying childhood trauma, New Jersey’s innovative, grass-roots approach to addressing ACEs, and how we can all play a role in the state’s action plan.

  • Thursday, March 11 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)

    CANCER THRIVING & SURVIVING WORKSHOP

    This 6-week workshop is designed to help participants manage the effects of cancer.
    Each week builds off the previous to give attendees a full arsenal of tools and resources to utilize. Every effort should be made to attend each session in its entirety.

  • Public Forum: A discussion for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families
    Thursday, March 11 @ 06:00 PM
    Hosted by Regional Family Support Planning Council #6 (Ocean, Monmouth) and #7 (Burlington and Camden)

    Public Forum: A discussion for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families

    Jennifer Langer Jacobs, Assistant Commissioner, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services, New Jersey Department of Human Services will discuss Electronic Visit Verification and Diane Riley, Executive Director, Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey will discuss Housing Navigation.

  • Friday, March 12 @ 09:00 AM

    Responding to Bias, Prejudice & Racism

    Combating the dangers of bias, prejudice and racism requires action on every level: personal, professional and social.

  • Friday, March 12 @ 10:00 AM
    CCYC

    Community Advisory Board Zoom Meeting

    Our agenda will include a brief presentation from the team of NJ Integrated Core for Kids (Inck)
    Topic, “Overview of InCK Program”

  • Free Introductory Science & Engineering Programs for Kids
    Saturday, March 13 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
    USTEM

    Free Introductory Science & Engineering Programs for Kids

    USTEM is now ONLINE! We hold fun, hands-on projects, and activities that engage children in grades 1-6. For more information email USTEMofficial@gmail.com. Engage - Inspire - Empower 

  • Creative Healing Group
    Sunday, March 14 - 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.

  • Tuesday, March 16 @ 08:30 AM

    Looking at Mental Health through the Lens of Stigma and Race: Implications for Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Service Delivery

    In this webinar, participants will discuss disparities persons of color with mental illness encounter in mental health programs and society-at-large.

  • Tuesday, March 16 @ 01:00 PM

    10 Deadly Assumptions About Healthcare Costs

    Join us and Systemedic, as they discuss ten assumptions about healthcare costs and answer any questions you may have regarding medical bills.

  • Tuesday, March 16 @ 01:30 PM

    37th Annual Social Work Day

    Responses to COVID-19: Standing Together Makes Us Stronger

  • Part 1: Brain Injury Overview and Coping with Change
    Tuesday, March 16 @ 06:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Part 1: Brain Injury Overview and Coping with Change

    The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) invites you to join us for a free educational and interactive series on Adjustment to Brain Injury, presented by Mandi Zucker, MSW, Education Facilitator. These workshops are geared to educate and support people with brain injury and caregivers and will be offered via Zoom conferencing.

  • Internet Safety for Students With Disabilities
    Tuesday, March 16 @ 07:00 PM
    The Forum School

    Internet Safety for Students With Disabilities

    In this 75-minute program, families will learn how to spot the dangers, how to protect their child from malicious players, and how to respond to inappropriate content and cyberbullying.

  • Behavioral Health Provider:  Webinar Special
    Thursday, March 18 @ 01:00 PM
    New Jersey Hope and Healing, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care NJ Depart HS Division of MHAS and FEMA/SAMSHA grant

    Behavioral Health Provider: Webinar Special

    Knowledge is Power:  Intellectual Wellness, discussion on recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills as well as keeping up with current COVID trends and research.

    Thank you for your continuous courage, compassion and perseverance throughout all that you do during this pandemic.  

  • Thursday, March 18 @ 04:30 PM

    The Family/Youth Advisory Council

    CCYC is a group where families come together as active leaders, along with community partners to share and learn about issues that affect the health, education and well-being of children

  • Spring Into Healthy Eating For Kids
    Thursday, March 18 @ 05:00 PM
    Hackensack Meridian Children's Health

    Spring Into Healthy Eating For Kids

    A child’s diet and their lifestyle can have a long-term impact on their health. At this Parent/Guardian Talk, Marianna Nicoletta, D.O., pediatric endocrinologist at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center will discuss healthy eating habits for all ages (baby to teen) and the benefits it has.

  • Tuesday, March 23 @ 09:00 AM (Monthly)
    National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED)

    National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) 11th Annual Training

    The training track Familia Adelante: Multi-risk Reduction Behavioral Health Prevention for Latino/Hispanic Youth and Families (FA) will provide intensive training on the use of this multi-risk prevention program.

  • Enviroscape: Model of a Watershed
    Tuesday, March 23 @ 04:00 PM
    Middletown Township Public Library

    Enviroscape: Model of a Watershed

    Discover what a watershed is and how “people pollution” can negatively affect it through an interactive and visual diorama of a coastal watershed!  

  • Tuesday, March 23 @ 07:00 PM
    Disability Rights NJ, The Council on Developmental Disabilities, and The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities

    DD Network Partners Town Hall Listening Session

    Disability Rights NJ, The Council on Developmental Disabilities, and The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities invites you to join us for an open discussion on the one-year mark of COVID-19 and its impact on individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and their families.

  • The Central to Jersey Program for the Recruitment of Diverse Educations (CJ Pride) Inaugural Virtual Job Fair
    Wednesday, March 24 @ 04:00 PM
    NJSchoolJobs.com

    The Central to Jersey Program for the Recruitment of Diverse Educations (CJ Pride) Inaugural Virtual Job Fair

    The Central to Jersey Program for the Recruitment of Diverse Educations (CJ Pride) will host their inaugural Virtual Job Fair with over 44 school districts throughout New Jersey participating in the event.   NJ certified teachers or candidates in the process of certification are eligible to interview. Pre-registration is required.

  • Prevent Opioid Overdose, Save Lives with FREE training and Naloxone Nasal Spray Kits
    Thursday, March 25 - Sunday, April 25 @ 12:30 PM (Monthly)
    SAMHSA Grants to Prevent PDO CFDA No. 93.243

    Prevent Opioid Overdose, Save Lives with FREE training and Naloxone Nasal Spray Kits

    Trainings are held on the FIRST Friday of each month at 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.  Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and The Division of Mental Health and Addictions Services have partnered together to offer this FREE activity and service. Training via WEBEX and Naloxone kits ship. Register by calling 732-235-4341 PreventOverdose@rwjms.Rutgers.edu

  • Multicultural Conversations: Academic Pressures and Mental Health Among Immigrant Families
    Thursday, March 25 @ 03:00 PM
    NAMI NJ

    Multicultural Conversations: Academic Pressures and Mental Health Among Immigrant Families

    In response to the unique needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, NAMI NJ has pivoted to bring on a special online series in order to help our diverse communities cope better, with evidence-based and trauma-informed educational material on a wide range of topics. 
     

  • Thursday, March 25 @ 06:00 PM
    OPC's Your Authentic Self Youth Group

    Glam Glow-up Nights

    A traditional style makeup tutorial with Tianna Meyer

  • Monday, March 29 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
    Ocean Partnership for Children, Inc

    Girls Empowerment Group

    Topics include:
    ? Self-Esteem
    ? Positive Self-Talk
    ? Taking care of body and mind
    ? Self Awareness
    ? Social Media
    ? Value Development
    ? Decision and Goal making
    ? Empowerment
    ? Healthy relationships

  • Tuesday, March 30 @ 12:00 PM
    RWJ Barnabas Heatlh

    Ask, Advise, Refer: How to Engage Patients in Nicotine and Tobacco Cessation

    The “Ask, Advise, Refer” virtual training educates health care providers about evidence-based intervention strategies that can be used in any practice to assist in guiding conversations for tobacco and nicotine cessation in an effective way to encourage patient engagement.

  • Part 2: Living with Brain Injury
    Tuesday, March 30 @ 06:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Part 2: Living with Brain Injury

    The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) invites you to join us for a free educational and interactive series on Adjustment to Brain Injury, presented by Mandi Zucker, MSW, Education Facilitator. These workshops are geared to educate and support people with brain injury and caregivers and will be offered via Zoom conferencing.

  • Thursday, April 1 @ 09:00 AM

    NJRC Annual Conference - Radical Healing: From Trauma to Triumph

    Please register for our New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) Annual Reentry Conference - Radical Healing: From Trauma to Triumph from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m on Holy Thursday, April 1, 2021 .

  • Part 3: Caregivers and Brain Injury (Caregivers only)
    Tuesday, April 6 @ 06:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Part 3: Caregivers and Brain Injury (Caregivers only)

    The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) invites you to join us for a free educational and interactive series on Adjustment to Brain Injury, presented by Mandi Zucker, MSW, Education Facilitator. These workshops are geared to educate and support people with brain injury and caregivers and will be offered via Zoom conferencing.

  • Brain Fair
    Thursday, April 8 @ 01:00 PM
    SCAN

    Brain Fair

    An opportunity for people of all ages to learn how to "build a better brain" and experience creative activities designed to improve your brain health.

  • Virtual Resume Workshop
    Saturday, April 10 @ 10:00 AM
    Tabernacle Baptist Church-Library

    Virtual Resume Workshop

    Free virtual resume workshop.

  • Thursday, April 15 @ 11:00 AM

    Educational Webinar w/ Monmouth County DBH: "Weeding Through the Facts": Evidence-based Science of Cannabis

    This educational session will strive to clarify the basics: Is marijuana a drug? And, does its use have potential harm or benefits? A review of marijuana’s history, pharmacology, plant species, monitoring trends, and current concerns will be presented. Ample time for discussion and questions will be provided.

  • Important Work of Play
    Wednesday, April 21 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    Important Work of Play

    In this webinar, Dr. Martinez will discuss theories about the purpose of play, types of play, some of the relational, developmental and academic outcomes associated with play, and she will share ideas about how caring adults can encourage and promote play for children of all ages.

  • The NJPN 2021 Annual Addiction Conference:  Renew • Recover • Resilience
    Thursday, April 29 - Friday, April 30 @ 09:00 AM
    NJ Prevention Network

    The NJPN 2021 Annual Addiction Conference: Renew • Recover • Resilience

    the NJPN 21st Annual Addiction Conference: Renew • Recover • Resilience live virtual event on April 29 and 30, 2021. The NJPN Annual Addiction Conference is the largest statewide gathering of New Jersey professionals in the field of addiction.

  • Nature Connection for Children's Mental Health
    Wednesday, May 26 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    Nature Connection for Children's Mental Health

    In this webinar we will take a deeper dive into how nature supports children's mental wellbeing including strengthened self-esteem and confidence, enhanced positive emotion and reduced negative emotion, stress reduction, restoration, social benefits, and resilience. We will share tips for getting the most out of nature activities to promote children's mental health.