National Alliance on Mental Illness - Warren County, NJ
 
An All-Volunteer, Non-Profit Organization, dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
An Affiliate of NAMI-NJ and NAMI National
 
Welcome
NAMI-Warren County, New Jersey is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.  Through education, support, advocacy and public awareness programs, NAMI-Warren County NJ fosters understanding about mental illness, confronts the stigma often associated with mental disorders and advocates for policies that benefit those affected by mental illness as well as their families.
New and Upcoming Events
 
Updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

NAMI-Warren County wants you to remain healthy, safe and calm during this season of national health concerns. We will follow the guidelines recommended by NAMI NJ and the State of New Jersey.

How you can protect yourself and others from the spread of coronavirus or any other respiratory disease:

– Wash your hands, often and for at least 20 seconds (sing Happy Birthday!)

– Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

– Get your flu vaccine if you have not already.

– Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

– Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

– Cover any cough or sneeze with a tissue then throw it in the trash or use the inside of your elbow.

– Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

– Make sure you have the recommended foods, drinks, medications, and pet supplies needed to quarantine yourself for a few weeks.

Ways to Avoid Headline Anxiety and to Cope with the News:

1. Avoid triggering topics in the news.

2. Limit your news consumption.

3. Be cognizant of your social media use.

4. Practice good stress management.

5. Understand that it is normal to be somewhat concerned by this.

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session education program for family, friends and significant others of adults with mental health conditions.

Starts March 3rd

NAMI Family-to-Family provides information about anxiety, depressive disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions. Other topics covered include communication, problem solving, treatment and recovery. The course is designed to increase understanding and advocacy skills while helping participants maintain their own well-being. The program is taught by trained family members who have a loved one with a mental health condition. NAMI Family-to-Family is an evidence-based program (EB). For information on the research base for the program, visit nami.org/research. NAMI offers the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program free of charge to participants, beginning Wednesday, March 3 at 7:00 PM.

For more information and how to register, please contact NAMI Warren County, NJ at                          908-619-9619 or               NamiWarrenCounty@naminj.org.

 NAMI Warren County Family Support Groups are currently held online only via Zoom platform.

NAMI Family Support Group

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month @ 7pm

1st Saturday of the month @ 10am

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
1st Saturday of month @ 11:30am

To register for either support group email: namiwarrencouny@naminj.org 

or call 908-619-9619

 

 

NAMI NJ  is  offering additional support groups  

online, using the Zoom platform.

NAMI Family Support Group
Tuesdays at 12 p & Wednesdays at 7 pm

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
Wednesdays at 12 p & Wednesdays at 7 pm

 
 

       

 

 

 

Managing a Mental Illiness Crisis

 

Facing a mental Illiness crisis is a difficult time for all involved.  There are often no easy solutions to the challenges that crisis can present.  NAMI has provides two resources as guidance for those who may find themselves is the midst of a mental illness crisis.  The first is an Inforgraphic  design for family members and loved ones who may face and crisis.

The second is a resource guide for those facing a mental health emergency

NAMI-Warren County NJ - Newsletter

Our current newsletter can be read here.

NAMI - Warren County, NJ

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

An Affiliate of NAMI NJ and

NAMI National

NAMI Warren County (NJ) is a legal entity separate and distinct from NAMI Inc. 

 

Mailing Address:

201 Strykers Road, Suite 19 #224
Phillipsburg, NJ  08865

Call Us:
908.619.9619

24 Hour Crisis Line

908-454-5141

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