Calendar

Sep
26
Tue
2017
Don’t Be Paranoid, You Look Great: A Personal Story of Schizophrenia @ SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Michelle Hammer, 28, of New York City, was diagnosed with schizophrenia 6 years ago. Hammer will share her story and personal struggles from the depths of the illness to her current work of fighting the stigma associated with schizophrenia and advocating for the mentally ill. Registration required.

Sep
30
Sat
2017
NAMI Family to Family 12 week program for Family Members @ NAMI Family to Family at Emmanuel Church
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please register for our free, comprehensive, 12-week course designed
specifically for family members of persons with major depression,
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder, borderline personality
disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder.

See attached information:

NAMI FTF Class Fall 2017-1

Oct
3
Tue
2017
Worksite Wellness Forum @ Affinity Federal Credit Union
Oct 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Mental Health in the WorkplaceHealthier Somerset will present “Mental Health in the Workplace” on  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Affinity Federal Credit Union, 73 Mountainview Blvd. Basking Ridge, NJ.

Breakfast and networking begin at 8:30 a.m.  The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 10:00 a.m.

The program will feature keynote speaker Donald J. Parker – President and CEO of Carrier Clinic. 

The program will continue with a panel discussion on employee wellness best practices.

Register on-line here.

 

Oct
7
Sat
2017
NAMI Family to Family 12 week program for Family Members @ NAMI Family to Family at Emmanuel Church
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please register for our free, comprehensive, 12-week course designed
specifically for family members of persons with major depression,
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder, borderline personality
disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder.

See attached information:

NAMI FTF Class Fall 2017-1

Oct
11
Wed
2017
SPEAK: On Healthy Relationships and Dating Abuse @ SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library branch
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

An interactive discussion for teens about healthy relationships and dating abuse. SPEAK is a comprehensive education program for teens, parents, and schools. SPEAK includes presentations for youth, parents, and professionals who work with teens, as well as student leadership opportunities. Registration required.

Oct
14
Sat
2017
NAMI Family to Family 12 week program for Family Members @ NAMI Family to Family at Emmanuel Church
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please register for our free, comprehensive, 12-week course designed
specifically for family members of persons with major depression,
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder, borderline personality
disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder.

See attached information:

NAMI FTF Class Fall 2017-1

Oct
17
Tue
2017
Healthier Somerset Monthly Coalition Meeting @ Steeplechase Cancer Center, RWJUH Somerset
Oct 17 @ 8:45 am – 10:30 am

Healthier Somerset Meets on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Healthier Somerset meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. The next Healthier Somerset meeting will be on Tuesday, October 17th at the Steeplechase Cancer Center, with networking and a light breakfast from 8:15-8:45 a.m.  The meeting begins promptly at 8:45 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 a.m.

Healthier Somerset is open to all who live and work in Somerset County and includes representatives from businesses, healthcare, education, faith-based communities, non-profit organizations, local and county government, and the community who are committed to making Somerset County a healthy place to live and work.

E-mail us at info@healthiersomerset.org for more information.

About Healthier Somerset

Healthier Somerset is a coalition created to improve the health and well being of everyone who lives and works in Somerset County. We promote healthy lifestyles through collaboration among our partners. Our strategic goals are to:

  • Engage Somerset County in active participation in good health habits
  • Increase access to choices that promote healthy lifestyles
  • Promote policy changes that improve health

The mission of the coalition is to work collaboratively to improve the health and well-being of all who live and work in Somerset County. By sharing information and creating alliances among individuals and organizations who are working toward mutual goals, we can collectively increase our efforts to create a healthier Somerset.

Our coalition acknowledges that health is a priority. The health of Somerset County residents has a direct bearing upon our physical, emotional, and economic well-being. As a community, we embrace an agenda that identifies our greatest health needs and sets forth an action plan to address these needs.

Visit us for more information at:  http://www.healthiersomerset.org.