Category : February 2019
Come Hear How Planned Lifetime Assistance Network Can Help (Plan/NJ)
Ellen Ball Nalven M. Ed.
Executive Director of Plan/NJ
**Support Group & Discussion Follows Presentation**
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Alpha Baptist Church, Cares Bldg.
15 Rose Street, Willingboro, NJ 08048
Contact Winifred at 609-265-0746 for More information sponsored
by AACT-NOW!, a program of NAMI-NJ, & an affiliate of NAMI FACE
AACT-NOW! (African American Community Takes New Outreach Worldwide) is an exciting initiative of NAMI New Jersey to connect with NJ’s African-American families affected by mental illness, mental health consumers, the faith community and mental health professionals to provide culturally competent support, education and advocacy. AACT-NOW! goals are to dispel the misconceptions surrounding mental illness and to create an anti-stigma environment for those seeking treatment.Program Activities:
- Formation of an African American Outreach Advisory Group composed of individuals from the African American Community including consumers, family members, clergy, mental health and other professionals.
- Development of AACT-NOW! – an initiative established to help African American families and those affected by mental illness to promote awareness, provide resources and act as a support system.
- Community Outreach and Networking (fairs, conferences, festivals, etc.)
- Development of partnerships and jointly sponsored events.