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2024 Community Events & Awareness

  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in January 2024
    • January 1-31: International Quality of Life Month

 

  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in February 2024
    • February 1-29: Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month
    • February 1: Time to Talk Day
    • February 7-13: African Heritage & Health Week
    • February 16: National Caregivers Day
    • February 26-29: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in March 2024
    • March 1-31: Brain Injury Awareness Month
    • March 1-31: National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    • March 1-31: Problem Gambling Awareness Month
    • March 2: World Teen Mental Wellness Day
    • March 5: Dissociative Identity Disorder Awareness Day
    • March 18-24: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
    • March 30: World Bipolar Day
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in April 2024
    • April 1-30: Alcohol Awareness Month
    • April 1-30: National Autism Awareness Month
    • April 1-30: National Minority Health Month
    • April 1-30: National Stress Awareness Month
    • April 1-30: Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month
    • April 2: World Autism Awareness Day
    • April 7: World Health Day
      April 11-17: Black Maternal Health Week
    • April 21-37: National Infertility Awareness Week
    • April 22-26: National Youth Violence Prevention Week
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in May
    • May 1-31: Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month
    • May 1-31: Maternal Mental Health Month
    • May 1-31: Mental Health Awareness Month
    • May 1-31: National Teen Self-Esteem Month
    • May 1-31: National Women’s Health Month
    • May 5-12: Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week
    • May 12-18: National Women’s Health Week
    • May 24: World Schizophrenia Day
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in June 2024
    • June 1-30: Men’s Health Month
    • June 1-30: PTSD Awareness Month
    • June 10-16: Men’s Health Week
    • June 18: Autistic Pride Day
    • June 27: National PTSD Awareness Day
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in July 2024
    • July 1-31: National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
    • July 22: World Brain Day
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in August 2024
    • August 30: National Grief Awareness Day
    • August 31: International Overdose Awareness Day
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in September 2024
    • September 1-30: National Recovery Month
    • September 1-30: National Yoga Month
    • September 1-30: Pain Awareness Month
    • September 1-30: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
    • September 8-14: National Suicide Prevention Week
    • September 9-15: Sexual Health Week
    • September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day
    • September 16-22: National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in October 2024
    • October 1-31: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    • October 1-31: National ADHD Awareness Month
    • October 1-31: National Bullying Prevention Month
    • October 1-31: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
    • October 6-12: Mental Illness Awareness Week
    • October 10: National Depression Screening Day
    • October 10: World Mental Health Day
    • October 15: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in November 2024
    • November 1-30: National Family Caregivers Month
    • November 23: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
    • November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • Community Events & Awareness Focus in December 2024
    • December 3: International Day of Persons With Disabilities

2023 Events

JANUARY EVENTS​

Therapists Next Door Podcast Recording
Date: January 8th
MBD owner and therapist, Rebecca Sidoti joins Johanna and Sarah on their Podcast “Therapist Next Door” to  demystify therapy and destigmatize mental health.

February-April EVENTS

*ON HOLD FOR ANNUAL THERAPIST-HIBERNATION*

May EVENTS

Paint the Mall Purple
Date: May 6TH

Location: Freehold Raceway Mall, NJ
Time: 12-4pm
MBD joins CFC Loud ‘N Clear Foundation at Freehold Mall for the second year in a row to celebrate and raise awareness about recovery, substance use and mental health services at their free community event, “Paint the Mall Purple”.

Health & Wellness Fair
Date: May 19th
Location: American Dream Mall, NJ
Time: 9am-3pm

June EVENTS

NJ PRIDE Festival
Date: June 4th
Location: Asbury Park, NJ
Time: 11-6
The Asbury Park PRIDE parade is the largest, and oldest (31 years!!!), LGBTQ+ Pride Festival in New Jersey. MBD will be promoting affirmative mental health services for adolescents and adults of LGBTQ community,  along with games, freebies and an interactive mental health board “Dare to Heal”.

Freehold School District Wide Wellness Event
Date: June 7th
Location: Freehold, NJ
Time: 6pm-8pm
The Freehold School District is hosting their first annual wellness event and invited MBD therapists to speak about anxiety and stress among teachers and students. We’ll be giving out resources for faculty, staff, teachers, students and families.

Brain Health & Community Fair
Date: June 10th
Location: Lincoln Park Jersey City, NJ
Time: 10-2
MBD is joining the Act Now Foundation & Hudson County Department of Health and Human Services for their day long event focused on the importance of brain health. The event will include: Brain Games, Workshops & Services, Resources, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Information , 75+ Health & Human Services Vendors & Giveaways 

July EVENTS

Therapist Break 

August EVENTS

Health & Wellness Summer Show
Date: August 3rd
Location: , Eatontown, NJ
Time: 9-5pm
MBD is joining Atlantic Eye & Seaview Dental for a day featuring information, games, resources & giveaways related to  health, fitness, mindfulness, spiritual wellness, and self-care. This free community event aims to empower you with inspiration & guidance.

September EVENTS

LGBTQ+ Healthcare Conference
Date: September 16th
Location: 2 Convent Road Morristown, NJ
Time: 9-3pm

Camden County Resource Fair
Date: September 28th
Location: Vorhees Town Center, NJ
Time: 11-3 Morristown

October EVENTS

Ridgefield Park Wellness Fair
Date: October 14th
Location: Ridgefield,  NJ
Time: 9am-1pm

November EVENTS

*COMING SOON*

December EVENTS

*COMING SOON*

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