MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Help make a difference in the lives of those impacted by mental illness. Check out our volunteer opportunities . Thanks to our volunteers!
JOIN OUR WALK TEAM OR MAKE A DONATION
& SAVE THE DATE - SAT. MAY 19, 2018
On Sat. May 19, 2018, the NAMI Sussex walk team will be participating in the NAMI NJ walk on the boardwalk at Seaside Park. You can register as a walker, or a "virtual walker" if you can't walk with us, or support our team with a donation (any amount is appreciated), and help us raise funds so we can continue to offer free programs, courses and support groups. Thanks for your support & generosity!

FREE NAMI SUSSEX EVENTS & COURSES
Mon. Mar. 19th - NAMI Sussex presents “In Our Own Voice” program   from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  This highly acclaimed program combines live and video testimony to convey a powerful message of hope: People can recover from mental illness and lead meaningful, successful lives.
Location : Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ. Pre-registration through Eventbrite is requested but not required: https://namisussexioovfeb18.eventbrite.com .
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NAMI BASICS: A free 6-week course for parents/guardians of children and teens with emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges. Offered in collaboration with Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties.
Saturdays, Mar. 10 - Apr. 21, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Location: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties, 67 Spring St, Newton, NJ
Pre-registration required: Call 201-532-2267 or 862-849-3665, or email nami.sussex@gmail.com.
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NAMI Family-to-Family: A free 12-week course that helps family members, caregivers and friends support, understand and become advocates for their loved one with serious mental health challenges.
Thursdays, March 15 - May 31, 2018, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location : Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ. Pre-registration required: Call Jeri at 973-214-0632 or Nancy at 973-862-0102, or email nami.sussex@gmail.com.

MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
Mon. Mar. 19 - General meeting (open to the public)
Mon. Apr. 23 - Annual meeting - SAVE THE DATE! (members only)

Meetings are held at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ from 7-9 p.m.
To become a member or renew your membership, click here for the membership form.
FREE SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS - JUST SHOW UP
Support, information and referral For family members/friends who have a loved one with mental illness
Tues. Mar. 6th - 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Newton Medical Center, 175 High St., Newton, NJ. Enter through the main entrance and ask at the Reception Desk to be directed to the Emergency Department Conference Room. 

NAMI Connection Support Group  – (monthly, 2nd & 4th Mondays)
For adults who have experienced mental health challenges
Mon. Mar. 12th & 26th - 6:00-8:00 p.m. (note change in start time) at A Way to Freedom Wellness Center, 29 Trinity St, Newton, NJ. Parking lot and entrance are at rear of the Mitchell Agency Building on the corner of Trinity and Moran Streets. 

Parent/Guardian Support Group   – (monthly, 4th Tuesday)
For parents/guardians of children and teens with emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges, in collaboration with Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties.  
Tues. Mar. 27th - 7:00–8:30 p.m. at Family Partners, 67 Spring St. (use Spring St. entrance), Newton, NJ

For veterans, police & first responders recovering from post-traumatic stress as a result of their service
Tues. Mar. 27th - 7:00­‐8:30 p.m. at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton, NJ 

FOR FAMILY-TO-FAMILY COURSE ALUMNI

Family-to-Family Alumni Support Group - (monthly, 3rd Tuesday)
For those who have completed our Family-to-Family course
Tues. Mar. 20th - 7:00-9:00 p.m at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd., Newton.  
For more information, call Toni at  973-786-5507 .
FREE WEBINARS

NAMI's Ask the Expert - Cover Up: Understanding Self-Harm - Thu. March 1st, 3:30-5 p.m. (check out the Archived NAMI webinars link below if you miss it)

NAMI Sussex
P.O. Box 652, Sparta, NJ 07871
Tel no. 973-214-0632
NAMI Sussex is an all-volunteer 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy throughout the Sussex County, New Jersey area on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.