The following two groups are being offered online, using the Zoom platform:
NAMI Family Support Group
A 60 minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain the support of peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.
Support groups include:
NAMI Family Support Group
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
LGBTQ +NAMI Connection Support Group
Asyles/Refugees NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
Sibling Support Group
Spouse/Partner Support Group
Family with a Loved One Who is in/Has been in State Hospital Support Group.
Virtual Calendar for Free & Public Support Groups, in response to COVID-19, by The Mental Health Association in NJ (MHANJ), New Jersey Hope and Healing
Sponsored by The Mental Health Association in New Jersey in collaboration with the New 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.
The Family Resource Network offers online webinars to bring you information and education – on your time, at your convenience.Webinar topics include Anxiety, Autism, Developmental Disabilities, and Epilepsy.
The Parent Support Group- Winter 2022
Presented by Holt’s Post Adoption Coaching & Education (PACE)
Holt’s Post Adoption Coaching & Education (PACE) program
All parents encounter challenges as their children grow up. And sometimes, issues may arise that leave you uncertain as to how best to respond — but not every issue requires therapy or counseling. The PACE program is here to help during those times.
Through Holt’s PACE program, you and your family will work one on one with an trauma-informed, adoption-competent Holt professional over three sessions to identify strategies, tools and resources that will help address the specific issue or issues you and your child are struggling with.
Postpartum Support International provides free on-line support for any parent/caregiver struggling with postpartum issues, the transition to parenthood, grief, loss of a child in the NICU, as well as adoptive and birth parents, LGBTQ and other populations. Helpline is: 1-800-994-4773. Text in English is 800-994-4773 and Text in Spanish is 971-203-7773.
HelpLine does not handle emergencies. People in crisis should call their local emergency number or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Pact’s mission is to serve adopted children of color. In every case, the child is always their primary client. In order to best serve children’s needs, they provide not only adoptive placement but lifelong education, support, and community for adoptees and their families on issues of adoption and race. Pact offers a broad range of learning opportunities lets by Pact staff as well as other experts in the field. To view their list of webinars and virtual support groups please visit: https://www.pactadopt.org/events/index.asp