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Imagine Offers Workshop Fostering Resilience in Grieving Children and Teens

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Open to all members of the community, please join Imagine for a workshop on Fostering Resilience in Grieving Children, and invite your friends and family.  The workshop is ideal for parents, caregivers, social workers, teachers and therapists. CE credits are available for social workers.  The workshop will be held on October 26th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Let us know if you’d like to arrive at 6:15 and join us for pizza supper.  While the workshop is free, a donation of $20 is suggested.

The workshop is designed to normalize grief and loss and create resilient communities able to support all those who grieve during times of loss and life transition. You will receive information on grief and loss, its impact on children and teens, the role shame plays as part of many people's experience of grief, and what you can do to support children (or adults) coping with a loss.

Providing education and training is essential to our mission.  We hope you'll come and experience just one aspect of what Imagine is doing to build Good Mourning™ Communities. Please RSVP by calling Imagine at 908-264-3100 or emailing connie@imaginenj.org.  Imagine is located at 244 Sheffield Street, Mountainside, NJ  07092. 

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Imagine is a free year round grief support center for children, parents and adults coping with the loss of a family member due to death or life-altering illness.  For more information or for grief support please contact Imagine at 908-264-3100 or visit our website at www.imaginenj.org. 

                                                                                                                                                                          What’s the most important thing we can teach children? “Teach them how to lose.”

Dr. Henry Cloud

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Video of Crook Robbing Tip Jar Goes Viral; Thief Caught in Clark

November 16, 2017

CLARK, NJ — When Danae Tuck went to work at the Clark White Diamond on Tuesday, she anticipated an ordinary day of serving up fresh food and smiles to her customers. What she didn’t expect, after nine years on the job, was someone to walk out the door with the staff’s tip jar. But that's what happened, and video of the theft, which she posted to Facebook, quickly ...

Great Places to Take Holiday Photos in the Westfield Area

’Tis the season to cajole your family to wear matching outfits, bribe the kiddos with candy canes and chocolates, and somehow balance reindeer antler onto your pet’s head. What to do for your holiday photos this year? Why not take advantage of all of the great outdoor backdrops in our quaint towns and parks? Local businesses and townships also have some photo ops scheduled that will ...

You Don’t Recover from an Addiction by Just Quitting; Create a New Life

November 16, 2017

You don’t recover from an addiction by just quitting. You recover by creating a new life where it is easier to not use. If you do not create a new life for yourself, then all the factors that led you to your addiction will eventually catch up with you again. AA teaches that you must change people, places and things.

You don’t have to change everything in your ...

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host Harry Potter Events for Teens in December

November 23, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- December is an exciting month for Harry Potter fans at Scotch Plains Public Library.  

On Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 6:00 p.m., teens in grades 5-12 are invited to YA Chat Club to discuss all things Harry Potter. Talk about favorite books, movies, characters, and houses with Scotlib’s new teen librarian, Dana.

Do you long to be a student at Hogwarts? Then come ...

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Thu, November 30, 7:00 PM

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Sat, December 2, 9:00 AM

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