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CentraState Healthcare System

Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus

Health Awareness Center

901 West Main Street

Freehold, NJ 07728

Our

Facilitators

NSN Support Group

We offer support groups that are geared to the issues faced by young adults, 18 - 30 years of age.

 

The developmental needs of this group are addressed in discussions with peers, led by trained, caring facilitators. 

We allow individuals to express themselves in a non-judgmental, confidential, and caring atmosphere.

 

In addition, we have support groups for adults over the age of 30.

 

We provide continuing support for all adults who have mental health challenges.

 

**NEW** Parents' of Young Adults Support Group

Check below for the next meeting

Questions about our support meetings?

Contact us:  

Shrabanee Shah: 732-533-7632

Linda VanMelis: 732-939-2092

Email us: nostigmanetwork@gmail.com 

Next 18 to 29 Support Group Meeting: Saturday August 17th, 2019

Next 30 & Up Support Group Meeting:

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Next Parent Support Group Meeting:

Friday August 16th, 2019

Support Group Meetings are held on the third  Saturday of every  month from

11 AM to 1 PM

Young Adult Advisory Committee

Please check our MeetUp page prior to support groups for cancellations or changes in location.

Among the issues specific to the young adult population we discuss:

  • transitioning from adolescence to adulthood

  • job-seeking and career choice and development

  • facing the demands of college or professional training

  • seeking healthy intimate relationships

  • grappling with gender identity and sexuality

  • striving for increased independence from family

  • achieving an appropriate, comfortable level of independent living

Benefits and Successes of Joining NSN

Improved communication with family members and caregivers

A positive focus on continuing and completing school

Finding hobbies and interests to enchance a positive outlook

Going for job interviews, securing and keeping employment

Awareness of the signs & symptoms of  illness, seeking help before a situation becomes a crisis

Ready for adult responsibilities - paying bills, job, managing finances

Motivated to improve self-care skills that support a healthy lifestyle