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Jan
1
Fri
AL-Anon Family Groups (AL-Anon – Virtual via Phone Meeting and Zoom (See Details)
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

AL-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.



Details: Video Via internet link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/93356518841 , Passcode is ‘ think ‘

Jan
2
Sat
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) – (Closed Meeting) – Virtual and In-Person (See Details)
Jan 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) - (Closed Meeting) - Virtual and In-Person (See Details)

Sexaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.


Please contact SA through https://njessay.org/contact-us to gain access to virtual meetings.

Jan
6
Wed
*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series – Noon Program @ *Virtual
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series - Noon Program @ *Virtual

Wednesdays 12PM:

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817848874
Meeting ID: 848 1784 8874

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–OR– Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kebZNmLNak


Please join us for Vince’s weekly lectures live on ZOOM each Wednesday at noon and 7pm (Zoom links and topics listed below.)

Many of Vince’s previous lectures can be found on  Vince’s YouTube Page. Please take a few moments each day and visit Vince’s Facebook Page and The Starting Point’s Facebook Page for more of Vince’s content.


When: Saturday, Jan 29, 2022, 2:00 to 4:00pm
Where: Virtual Only
Facilitator: David Diamond
Cost:  Free to all. Please consider a Love Offering for The Starting Point Inc. of NJ at startingpoint.org/donations

For more details, go to rebrand.ly/LOA-meetup.You can also RSVP at this site, in order to attend this
transformative workshop and obtain the Zoom link to join this meeting.



 

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) Hybrid Meeting Onsite and Via Zoom (See Details)
Jan 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) Hybrid Meeting Onsite and Via Zoom (See Details)

Adult Children of Alcoholics is an organization intended to provide a forum for individuals who desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family.


Details:

Dial in number: 646-558-8656

Meeting ID: 293144633 , Pass-code is WedMeeting

Video Via internet link: https://zoom.us/j/293144633

*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series – 7PM Program @ *Virtual
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series - 7PM Program @ *Virtual

Wednesdays 7PM:

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89253761873
Meeting ID: 892 5376 1873

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+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

–OR– Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kebZNmLNak


Please join us for Vince’s weekly lectures live on ZOOM each Wednesday at noon and 7pm (Zoom links and topics listed below.)

Many of Vince’s previous lectures can be found on  Vince’s YouTube Page. Please take a few moments each day and visit Vince’s Facebook Page and The Starting Point’s Facebook Page for more of Vince’s content.



WEEKLY LECTURE SERIES SCHEDULE

HOW TO DO A POSITIVE INVENTORY

    • Jan. 5 ~ Four Basic Life Questions
    • Jan. 12 ~ How Do I Handle Situations in Life
    • Jan. 19 ~ 12 Spiritual Words
    • Jan. 26 ~ The Power of Positive Thinking

GRIEF AND LOSS

    • Feb. 2 ~ Stages of Grief
    • Feb. 9 ~ Denial, Anger, Bargaining
    • Feb. 16 ~ Sadness and Acceptance
    • Feb. 23 ~ What Does It Mean to “Do Grief Well?” – Guest Practitioner Pat Obst

ADDICTIONS

    • Mar. 2 ~  Codependency : Root of Addiction
    • Mar. 9 ~ Isolation Addictions
    • Mar. 16 ~ Fantasy Addictions
    • Mar. 23 ~ Care-taking Addictions

TWELVE SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLES

    • Apr. 6 ~ Acceptance, Faith and Trust
    • Apr. 13 ~ Honesty, Humility and Forgiveness
    • Apr. 20 ~ Healing, Prayer and Meditation
    • Apr. 27 ~ Service and Sharing
    • May 4 ~ Using these Principles in Daily Living

CODEPENDENCY

    • May 11 ~ What is Codependency?
    • May 18 ~ Family Systems
    • May 25 ~ How to Play and Have Fun
    • June 1 ~ Codependency and Relationships
    • June 8 ~ Roles of Codependency
    • June 15 ~ Six Stages of Recovery
    • June 22 ~ Self Parenting and Affirmations
    • June 29 ~ Family of Origin
    • July 6 ~ Discovering the Inner Child

 

 

 


 

Jan
7
Thu
Codependents Anonymous (CODA) – (OPEN – for Women Only) – Virtual Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Details) @ *Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Codependents Anonymous (CODA) – (OPEN - for Women Only) - Virtual Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Details) @ *Virtual Via Zoom

Co-Dependents Anonymous is a twelve-step program for people who share a common desire to develop functional and healthy relationships.


Join Zoom Meeting

 

Jan
8
Fri
Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA) Zoom Meeting @ *Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA) Zoom Meeting @ *Virtual Via Zoom

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from an eating disorder.


Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/75037750629?pwd=THlLemlSd2hhR2xHYWN5TGhjWktRUT09

Zoom Meeting ID is 750-3775-0629, Pass-code EDA

AL-Anon Family Groups (AL-Anon – Virtual via Phone Meeting and Zoom (See Details)
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

AL-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.



Details: Video Via internet link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/93356518841 , Passcode is ‘ think ‘

Jan
9
Sat
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) – (Closed Meeting) – Virtual and In-Person (See Details)
Jan 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) - (Closed Meeting) - Virtual and In-Person (See Details)

Sexaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.


Please contact SA through https://njessay.org/contact-us to gain access to virtual meetings.

ONLINE Sound Healing Workshop ~ Releasing & Replenishing through Sound @ *Virtual
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Music can be a tool to help us deal with feelings within us, whether we’re aware of them or not.

Facilitators: Angelo Rizzo & Mark Jones, certified sound therapists.
How to attend: Go to rebrand.ly/HealingSound to RSVP online.


 

Jan
11
Mon
Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA) Zoom Meeting @ *Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA) Zoom Meeting @ *Virtual Via Zoom

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from an eating disorder.


Zoom Meeting ID is 853-6529-2924, Pass-code is 258202

Jan
12
Tue
NEW Workshop Series Begins January 12th – The Gift of Change @ *Virtual
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

“Change always comes bearing gifts.” – Price Pritchett

The New Year offers each of us the opportunity to ‘resolve’ to incorporate new changes in our lives. This workshop is designed to support individuals who find themselves dealing with the fear and uncertainty that can surround change. Participants will be learning about the in-between times: when things are not the way they once were and with the lingering uncertainty of what they will become.



Come join us for the first of our monthly workshops!

Date: January 12th
Times: 7PM
Cost: $10
Presenters: Anna Marie Hrivnak and Cort Hrivnak
To Register\RSVP click here!

Jan
13
Wed
*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series – Noon Program @ *Virtual
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series - Noon Program @ *Virtual

Wednesdays 12PM:

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817848874
Meeting ID: 848 1784 8874

One tap mobile
+19292056099,,84817848874# US (New York)
+13017158592,,84817848874# US (Washington DC)

Dial by your location
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

–OR– Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kebZNmLNak


Please join us for Vince’s weekly lectures live on ZOOM each Wednesday at noon and 7pm (Zoom links and topics listed below.)

Many of Vince’s previous lectures can be found on  Vince’s YouTube Page. Please take a few moments each day and visit Vince’s Facebook Page and The Starting Point’s Facebook Page for more of Vince’s content.



WEEKLY LECTURE SERIES SCHEDULE

HOW TO DO A POSITIVE INVENTORY

    • Jan. 5 ~ Four Basic Life Questions
    • Jan. 12 ~ How Do I Handle Situations in Life
    • Jan. 19 ~ 12 Spiritual Words
    • Jan. 26 ~ The Power of Positive Thinking

GRIEF AND LOSS

    • Feb. 2 ~ Stages of Grief
    • Feb. 9 ~ Denial, Anger, Bargaining
    • Feb. 16 ~ Sadness and Acceptance
    • Feb. 23 ~ What Does It Mean to “Do Grief Well?” – Guest Practitioner Pat Obst

ADDICTIONS

    • Mar. 2 ~  Codependency : Root of Addiction
    • Mar. 9 ~ Isolation Addictions
    • Mar. 16 ~ Fantasy Addictions
    • Mar. 23 ~ Care-taking Addictions

TWELVE SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLES

    • Apr. 6 ~ Acceptance, Faith and Trust
    • Apr. 13 ~ Honesty, Humility and Forgiveness
    • Apr. 20 ~ Healing, Prayer and Meditation
    • Apr. 27 ~ Service and Sharing
    • May 4 ~ Using these Principles in Daily Living

CODEPENDENCY

    • May 11 ~ What is Codependency?
    • May 18 ~ Family Systems
    • May 25 ~ How to Play and Have Fun
    • June 1 ~ Codependency and Relationships
    • June 8 ~ Roles of Codependency
    • June 15 ~ Six Stages of Recovery
    • June 22 ~ Self Parenting and Affirmations
    • June 29 ~ Family of Origin
    • July 6 ~ Discovering the Inner Child

 

 

 


 

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) Hybrid Meeting Onsite and Via Zoom (See Details)
Jan 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) Hybrid Meeting Onsite and Via Zoom (See Details)

Adult Children of Alcoholics is an organization intended to provide a forum for individuals who desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family.


Details:

Dial in number: 646-558-8656

Meeting ID: 293144633 , Pass-code is WedMeeting

Video Via internet link: https://zoom.us/j/293144633

*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series – 7PM Program @ *Virtual
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series - 7PM Program @ *Virtual

Wednesdays 7PM:

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89253761873
Meeting ID: 892 5376 1873

One tap mobile
+19292056099,,89253761873# US (New York)
+13017158592,,89253761873# US (Washington DC)

Dial by your location
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

–OR– Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kebZNmLNak


Please join us for Vince’s weekly lectures live on ZOOM each Wednesday at noon and 7pm (Zoom links and topics listed below.)

Many of Vince’s previous lectures can be found on  Vince’s YouTube Page. Please take a few moments each day and visit Vince’s Facebook Page and The Starting Point’s Facebook Page for more of Vince’s content.



WEEKLY LECTURE SERIES SCHEDULE

HOW TO DO A POSITIVE INVENTORY

    • Jan. 5 ~ Four Basic Life Questions
    • Jan. 12 ~ How Do I Handle Situations in Life
    • Jan. 19 ~ 12 Spiritual Words
    • Jan. 26 ~ The Power of Positive Thinking

GRIEF AND LOSS

    • Feb. 2 ~ Stages of Grief
    • Feb. 9 ~ Denial, Anger, Bargaining
    • Feb. 16 ~ Sadness and Acceptance
    • Feb. 23 ~ What Does It Mean to “Do Grief Well?” – Guest Practitioner Pat Obst

ADDICTIONS

    • Mar. 2 ~  Codependency : Root of Addiction
    • Mar. 9 ~ Isolation Addictions
    • Mar. 16 ~ Fantasy Addictions
    • Mar. 23 ~ Care-taking Addictions

TWELVE SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLES

    • Apr. 6 ~ Acceptance, Faith and Trust
    • Apr. 13 ~ Honesty, Humility and Forgiveness
    • Apr. 20 ~ Healing, Prayer and Meditation
    • Apr. 27 ~ Service and Sharing
    • May 4 ~ Using these Principles in Daily Living

CODEPENDENCY

    • May 11 ~ What is Codependency?
    • May 18 ~ Family Systems
    • May 25 ~ How to Play and Have Fun
    • June 1 ~ Codependency and Relationships
    • June 8 ~ Roles of Codependency
    • June 15 ~ Six Stages of Recovery
    • June 22 ~ Self Parenting and Affirmations
    • June 29 ~ Family of Origin
    • July 6 ~ Discovering the Inner Child

 

 

 


 

Jan
14
Thu
NEW Podcast Series Begins This Thursday! Topic is Entitled “Let’s Talk About Anger Management” @ *Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

As part of The Starting Point Education Series, we are beginning a new free live podcast series on a variety of topics. This Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 9am, our Executive Director Loretta Depka will be joined by Starting Point practitioner, Gary Dock to discuss Anger Management what is it and who needs it?

Gary is a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor with over 25 years of experience providing various mental health and addiction services. Additionally, he offers training on various topics such as trauma and addiction, stages of change, medication assisted treatment and anger management. His work is guided by the belief that each day brings with it new opportunities of hope and redemption.


ZOOM INFORMATION:

Topic: Let’s Talk About Anger Management
Time: January 14, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

To Join the Zoom podcast:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81074479869?pwd=UjU1bDJpR1lCRXB3MlNTMUF2d09MZz09
Meeting ID: 810 7447 9869
Passcode: 167876

 

Codependents Anonymous (CODA) – (OPEN – for Women Only) – Virtual Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Details) @ *Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Codependents Anonymous (CODA) – (OPEN - for Women Only) - Virtual Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Details) @ *Virtual Via Zoom

Co-Dependents Anonymous is a twelve-step program for people who share a common desire to develop functional and healthy relationships.


Join Zoom Meeting

 

Jan
15
Fri
Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA) Zoom Meeting @ *Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA) Zoom Meeting @ *Virtual Via Zoom

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from an eating disorder.


Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/75037750629?pwd=THlLemlSd2hhR2xHYWN5TGhjWktRUT09

Zoom Meeting ID is 750-3775-0629, Pass-code EDA

AL-Anon Family Groups (AL-Anon – Virtual via Phone Meeting and Zoom (See Details)
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

AL-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.



Details: Video Via internet link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/93356518841 , Passcode is ‘ think ‘

Jan
16
Sat
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) – (Closed Meeting) – Virtual and In-Person (See Details)
Jan 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) - (Closed Meeting) - Virtual and In-Person (See Details)

Sexaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.


Please contact SA through https://njessay.org/contact-us to gain access to virtual meetings.