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OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER /

Trichotillomania /

 BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER

 

 

 

To do a group search, simply scroll down to your county. If there are no appropriate groups, check the surrounding counties. (Click here for a map of New Jersey.) If you know of a group that should be included in this list, or if you encounter incorrect data, please contact us at 1-800-367-6274 or (973)989-1122; E-mail Wendy.

 

If you are interested in starting a group, contact the Clearinghouse.  We can help!

BERGEN

NJ TTM Support Group for Children, Teens and Parents Support primarily for kids and teens who have trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) and their parents. Meets 3rd Sun., 1:30-3:30pm, St. Catharine’s Church, 905 South Maple Ave., Glen Rock. E-mail Jillian before attending group. E-mail: njtrichsupportgroup@outlook.com

CAMDEN

South Jersey/Philadelphia Trichotillomania Support Group (Professionally-run) Support for children, teens adults living with trichotillomania. Family members welcome. This is not a therapy group, but rather a venue to share experiences and connect with others effected by trichotillomania. Literature and buddy system. Meets Sat., 10-11am, Center for Emotional Health, 385 North King’s Highway, Suite 205, Cherry Hill. Call Dr. Marla Deibler 856-220-9672 (day). E-mail: mail@thecenterforemotionalhealth.com

ESSEX

Obsessive-Compulsive Support Group * Support for persons with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Building is handicapped accessible. Meets 1st and 3rd Thurs., 8-9:30pm, Hackensack University Medical Center – Mountainside, 1 Bay Ave., Schering-Plough Conference Room 3, Montclair. Before attending call Nancy 973-925-7449 (eve.).

GLOUCESTER

OCD Families Support Group Mutual support and coping skills for families and friends of children and adolescents who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder. Rap sessions. Building is handicapped accessible. Meets 1st Sun. (except Feb.), 6:30-7:30pm, Underwood Memorial Hospital, Medical Arts Building, 509 North Broad St., Employee Dining Room A and B,  Woodbury. Before attending call 856-853-2011 (day). Park in lot. $2 for parking. Go to main doors. Ask about group at information desk.

MERCER

Parents of Children with OCD Support for parents of children with obsessive compulsive disorder. Meeting day and times vary, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Rd., Princeton Junction. For meeting information call Carey 609-275-5487.

MIDDLESEX

OCD New Jersey * Support for any persons concerned with OCD. Provides rap sessions, guest speakers, phone help and literature. Meets 2nd Mon., 7:30-9pm (Mar., June, Sept., Dec.), Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Medical Education Bldg., New Brunswick. For meeting information call Adrienne Friedman 732-476-4021.

OCD Support Group for Spouses and Supporters * Mutual support for spouses, friends, parents and other supporters of persons diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder. Building is handicapped accessible. Guest speakers. Usually meets 3rd Thurs., 7:30pm, East Brunswick. For meeting information call Adrienne 908-672-1927 to confirm meeting. E-mail: listeningears123@aol.com

Rutgers OCD Support Group (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) * Professionally-run. Group provides support and education for individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder, their family and friends. Meets 1st and 3rd Wed., 7-8:30pm (1st Wed., (June/July/Aug.), Rutgers University. Psych Campus, 797 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway. Call 732-445-5384 (day).

MONMOUTH

OCA Obsessive-Compulsive Anonymous 12-Step. Fellowship for persons affected by obsessive compulsive disorder. Offers mutual sharing, rap sessions and stories from the big book. Meets Wed., 8:15-9:45pm, Southard Grange #218, 4860 Highway 9 South, Howell. Call Ron 848-702-5044.

MORRIS

OCD Support Group * Mutual support for persons with obsessive compulsive disorder. Family members are also welcome to attend. Opportunity to discuss techniques and solutions to overcome the disorder. Offers rap sessions, phone help, and literature. Meets 2nd Wed., 7:30pm, Saint Clares Hospital, Boonton. Call Diane Walker 862-268-6397. E-mail: dianewalker25@yahoo.com

Parents of Children with OCD * Support for parents of children with obsessive compulsive disorder. Meets 3rd Sat., 2pm, Atlanta Bread Company, 1711 Route 10 East (Kohl’s Shopping Center, Morris Plains. Before attending call Terry 973-366-3564 (day).

SOMERSET

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Support Group Professionally-run. Support, education and coping skills for persons suffering with, or recovering from, obsessive compulsive disorder including trichotillomania. Families are welcome. Building is handicapped accessible. Meets 3rd Thurs., 7:30pm, Somerset Medical Center, Hamilton Wing, Conference Room, Somerville. Call Joseph Donnellan, MD 908-725-5595 (day).

STATEWIDE

OCD New Jersey* Mutual support for persons with obsessive compulsive disorder. Provides quarterly newsletter, referrals to professionals, speakers’ bureau, fund-raising, education, socials, support group network, phone help, and literature.  Provides assistance in starting new groups. Call Adrienne Friedman 732-476-4021 or Dr. Allen Weg 732-390-6694. Website: http://www.ocdnj.org

FOR NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND ONLINE GROUPS CLICK HERE FOR OUR SEARCHABLE KEYWORD DATABASE

 

End of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Category

If you find an error, change or addition, please e-mail Wendy Rodenbaugh.

Also see Anxiety, Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted, Mental Health Consumers, General Mental Health, Families of the Mentally Ill

 

           

 

The New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse is a program of Saint Clare’s Health System and is made possible by funding from the NJ Division of Mental Health Services. This website is made possible through the generous support of Medical Education Fund