Men's Health

The sights and sounds of combat are powerful memories, ones that can impact your mental well-being long after you’ve returned from military duty. If you’re a veteran who’s struggling with depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder, Atlantic Behavioral Health’s True North program can help. Our licensed clinicians have experience addressing the common challenges former servicemen and women face as they readjust to civilian life. Learn more about True North and program eligibility >




 
Men's Health Programs and Screenings  

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Healing Arts for the Caregiver
Music and art workshops offer communal peer support and a creative outlet to help reduce stress.
Tuesdays, 2:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center, 5th floor Lobby
 
Qigong for Family Caregivers
Anyone providing care for a family member of friend is invited to learn this ancient Chinese practice, which uses gentle movement, breath and meditation to reduce stress and improve emotional and physical health.
Tuesdays, 1:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center, 5th floor Lobby
 
New Vitality: A Heart-Healthy Diet
Hear from a registered dietitian about delicious foods and diets that promote heart health.
Wednesday, February 13; 1:30 to 2:30pm
The Gateway Family YMCA, Wellness Center Branch, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Colon Health Awareness
March is Colon Health Awareness Month. Learn how to prevent colon cancer and save lives; body mass index and glucose screenings will be provided.
           
  • Friday, March 1; 10:30am to 12:30pm
    Livingston Community Center, 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, March 5; 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Vita Gallo, 12 Chestnut St, Summit, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, March 5; 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Shoprite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

     
  • Wednesday, March 6; Noon to 2:00pm
    Vita Gallo, 12 Chestnut Street, Summit, NJ

     
  • Thursday, March 7; 10:00am to Noon
    Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, March 12; 10:00am to Noon
    Gateway Union YMCA, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, March 12; 10:00am to Noon
    YMCA of Fanwood-Scotch Plains, 1340 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ
New Vitality: The Path the Better Health
This four-part series, designed for older adults struggling with chronic illness, provides support and education on different aspects of disease and life management. Participants must attend all sessions.
Tuesdays, March 5 to 26; 10:00 to 11:30am
Overlook Medical Center – Union Campus, Emergency Department Conference Room
1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ
For information and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Rhythm and Mood
Learn how music can affect both mental and physical health.
Friday, March 8; 11:30am to 12:30pm
Bauer Community Center, 100 Main Street, Millburn, NJ
For information and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Fabulous Fibrous Foods
Learn the importance of fiber and how to add more of it to your diet.
Tuesday, March 12; 1:00 to 2:00pm
Overlook Medical Center – Union Campus, Emergency Department Conference Room
1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ
Presenter: Megan Hewitt, RD, ShopRite of Union
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Connecting Caregivers
Caregivers can receive mutual support and encouragement.
Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center at Overlook Medical Center.
For more information and meeting dates, call 908-522-6347.
 
Lifestyle Change Program
We all know that a healthy lifestyle will help you feel and look your best. In this 12-week program, you’ll learn how to reach and maintain all of your fitness, weight and wellness goals using supervised exercises, stress management and the nutrition plan of renowned physician Joel Fuhrman, MD.
Fee: $775 ($400 deposit required)
Mondays and Wednesdays; 10:00am to Noon, 11:00am to 1:00pm, 5:00 to 7:00pm or 6:00 to 8:00pm
Chambers Center for Well Being, 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ
For more information and a schedule, please call 973-971-4890.
 
Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Adult patients in any stage of pulmonary fibrosis can share information and receive emotional support from others with similar experiences. Occasionally, health care professionals will also discuss related topics about this disease. Registration is not required.
Last Wednesday of every month; 7:00 to 9:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Conference Room 3
For more information, please call 908-276-3394.
 
Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program
Three evening programs are available for those trying to remain abstinent from all substances.  Registration is required.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 6:00 to 9:30pm
Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient, 46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
Substance Abuse Family Support Group
Participants will learn ways to cope with substance-abusing family members. No registration is required.
Tuesdays; 6:30 to 8:00pm
Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient, 46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information, please call 908-522-4800.
 
HIV Support Group
In a private and confidential environment, this group provides support and information about HIV. Participants can meet other HIV patients who face the same fears and questions, and find solutions.
Second and fourth Thursdays; 7:00 to 9:00pm
Overlook Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-714-3988.
 
HIV Support Group for Gay Men
In a private and confidential environment, this group will address issues regarding HIV and the gay male community.
Morristown Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-714-3988.

 
Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 908-598-7997.
 
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses
Atlantic Training Center offers American Heart Association CPR and first aid training courses. Learn more and register >


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