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Families meeting the challenge of mental illness.

NAMI Events

Major Events


Annual Membership Meeting
Annual Conference
Harvest of Hope
Annual Conference.
Night Out with NAMI
Night Out.
May 6, 2017
Educational Testing Service
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ
8:30 am Registration Opens
10:00 am Walk Begins
NAMI Walks.


Recurring Events

All times and locations subject to change.


Now! Online Inquiry for WRAP®, Family-to-Family, and NAMI Basics, click here.  A program leader will contact you about the class.

A Wellness and Recovery Action Plan program for people living with mental illness. These eight-session WRAP workshops are typically held at NAMI Mercer's center. Registration is required.

IFSS/NAMI Family Support Groups
Support for family members of adults with mental illness:
Mondays, 5:15-6:45 pm, Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church;
Tuesdays, 5:15-6:45 pm, NAMI Mercer Center;
Thursdays, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Kingsbury Towers, 1 Kingsbury Sq., Trenton.
Support in Spanish and English at Trenton location.

This is a 12-week class for family members of adults who have mental illness.

NAMI Basics
This program is a six-week class for parents or caregivers of children and adolescents with behavioral or emotional challenges.  Details. (Registration required.)

NAMI Connection
Recovery support group for people living with mental illness. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm.  The group is open to anyone with a mental illness and no registration is required.  Location: NAMI Mercer Center.

Just Kids
A social group for children with behavioral or emotional disorders, offering them monthly fun activities where they can be themselves. Call 609-799-8994 Ext. 17 for information. 


Public Education Programs

Held most months September - June, at the NAMI Mercer Center or other locations. Please call 609 799-8994 to register.

From Private Worries to Common Stories
Sponsored by: NAMI Mercer & RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center
Presenter: Sarah Vander Schaaf
Thursday, April 20, 2017
RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center, Conference Room A, 3100 Quakerbridge Rd., Trenton, NJ

Observing National Mental Health Awareness Month:

Healing the Divide: Eliminating the Stigma of Mental Illness
Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 - 8:30pm.
NAMI Mercer is partnering with Passage Theater and several other local organizations to host this community conversation on mental health.
Thomas Edison State University, Prudence Hall, 111 W. State St., Trenton, NJ (street parking available).
Bonnie Williams will represent NAMI Mercer on the panel.

Conversations on Mental Health
May 19 and 20.
Mill Hill Playhouse
Tom Pyle, NAMI Mercer Board Member and Chair of Advocacy will facilitate post-performance conversations on mental health following the Friday and Saturday evening performances of FIXED, written by David Lee White and directed by Maureen Heffernan..

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