Nutley Family Service Bureau

May 18, 2019

Individuals caught up in a family member’s addiction are at risk for multiple life challenges, with social isolation and mental health problems among them. Destructive behavioral patterns such victimization, enabling and codependency can reinforce/ perpetuate the disease’s debilitating dynamics.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Scouting for Food smashes its record with 34,046 food items collected for the Nutley Family Service Bureau’s food pantry and the number is still growing. The drive was conducted by the Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 on Saturday, March 30 at Franklin Reformed ...

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This week we have a "Lucky 7 Sale." For every $7 you spend at the Thrift Shop, you will receive any bottom (pant, skirt, capri) for FREE! The NFSB cashier will have final decisions on all transactions. Sale extends until Saturday, February 23th. So try your luck and find the bargains that ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Following the success of 2018's 'Rock Hunger II," Nutley Family Service Bureau is reminding everyone to save the date for 'Rock Hunger III.' The event will take place on the main stage at the Old Canal Inn on June 8, 2019. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m, all to support the food ...

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In this free program, elementary school children learn how to interact in ways that are optimally communicative and socially appropriate. Skills for effective listening, reciprocal responsiveness, self-reflection, behavior modulation and heightened sensitivity to others will be the major ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Family Service Bureau annual 'Garden Party' was a rocking success, and a jazzy one, and a classical one ... but just because you missed the music and food, doesn't mean that you still cannot help make a difference for those in need in Nutley.  Nutley Family Service Bureau ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  An array of eclectic music kept the attendees entertained this past Sunday during the Nutley Family Service Bureau’s Garden Party at Mountsier-Hardie Garden on Rutgers Place. As the crowd strolled through the more than two-and-a-third garden acres on private grounds, they feasted ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – The Nutley Family Service Bureau will present “The Garden Party” on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at The Mountsier-Hardie Garden.  The party promises to be an event to remember, featuring:  food from many top local restaurants, wine tasting, and an eclectic mix of ...

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Monday, August 6, 20 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Women helping Women - Share your strengths and challenges while receiving support in a safe and compassionate environment. Please join our group exclusively for women to gain support and share feelings common to women in the middle years of ...

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I served two of my 20 years in mental health as a psychiatric screener for a major New Jersey hospital where I gained experience and insight too valuable to not share with as many people as I can. In those two years I interviewed many people in the throes of anxiety, depression, and suicidality.

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When Anthony Bourdain died by suicide three days after Kate Spade, I read social media grumblings by people insulted the rich and famous would choose to “leave it all behind,” and I was reminded we often confuse affording anything with having everything. Perhaps we believe money and fame overpowers ...

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For parents, the most difficult conversations to have with our children are those bred by necessity. Such is the case with regards to discussion about differences between Good Touch and Bad Touch. A parenting dilemma is created when we must choose between teaching our children about danger in the ...

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     In my years of practice, I have yet to treat a couple whose relationship was not on the precipice of ruin at the time of first contact. Their intakes are rife with blame, and subsequent sessions reveal neither partner understands his/her role in the dysfunctional dyad. Though not impossible, ...

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Many of us enter therapy struggling with external locus of control. We blame partners for dysfunctional relationships, accuse the universe of conspiring against us, or suggest demons assume command of our behavior. When these premises arise in therapy, I strive to help clients accept responsibility ...

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I remember how my teenage pride swelled the first time a friend confided in me for emotional support. Before long, my phone was clogged nightly as friends tapped my unearthed talent to lament breakups, or collapse under academic expectation. Because therapy was in the shadows then, and often ...

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