Events

Westfield 5K Run and Pizza Extravaganza

 

Support Caring Contact while having fun with thousands of runners. The run takes place on Wednesday, July 24, at 7 pm. It is one of the largest non-corporate 5K races in the state, attracting 2,000 to 2,600 runners and over 6,000 spectators for an evening of running, pizza, prizes, DJ entertainment, and live music.

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Caring Contact Notecards

 

Purchase beautiful Caring Contact notecards featuring an original painting made for Caring Contact by Helen Frank. Three notecards per pack.

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Breaking The Silence – September 2018

 

A community conversation featuring Wendy and Steve Sefcik, as they present Remembering T.J.: A Story of Teen Depression, Lessons, and Hope, a 30-minute journey into the life of a family who lost their 16-year-old son to suicide. Join us as we have an open conversation about emotional distress, mental health, and suicide. Help us to remove the stigma and make it easier for people to ask for help.

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Suicide Awareness & Intervention – October 2018

 

A 2-hour training during which we share statistics about suicide in New Jersey and nation-wide, the risk factors for suicide, and the protective factors. We will also get at the heart of suicide intervention; sharing the need to ask directly about suicide and the language to use, techniques for truly being there for the person at risk, and steps to collaborate with the person to keep them safe in the moment.

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