Coping Skills


Opioids and the Older Adult \ “Education is Prevention” : Help The Starting Point to Share This Free Community Offering

Friends, With regards to the current crisis of opiate addiction, we are battling some frightening statistics: Almost one-third of all Medicare patients — nearly 12 million people — were prescribed opioid painkillers by their physicians in 2015. That same year, 2.7 million Americans over age 50 abused painkillers, meaning they took them for reasons or […]

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Thought Of The Month: March 2019

“The Grieving Process” By: Vince DiPasquale Welcome to the month of March, a time to experience the ebb and flow of life. When I look at the setting sun I realize how nature tries to teach us the rhythm of life. Each day the sun rises and sets. At times we don’t see it because […]

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Beginning Feb 19th 2019: Anger Management Men’s Group

8-Week Anger Management-Psycho-Educational Group ($20 per session – $160.00 for all 8 group sessions) “The best fighter is never angry.” ~ Lao Tzu Anger can be a way to express feelings that threaten someone’s well-being. These groups will help participants identify triggers to anger, physical warning signs, anger reduction strategies, and coping skills: Expressing emotions […]

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Beginning Thursday Night: March 21st – Psycho Educational Group Therapy for Youth

Topics include: •  Peer pressure •  Bullying •  Safety and Health •  Coping Skills •  School Challenges •  Loss & Grief •  Dating •  Self-Care Audience: Appropriate for children aged 6-11 When: Every Thursday Night: March 21st – May 23rd, from 6pm-7:15pm Held at: The Starting Point Inc. of New Jersey, 215 Highland Ave. Haddon […]

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*Cancelled: Beginning Mon April 1st, 2019: Women’s 4-Week Psycho-Educational Therapy Group

*NOTE: Due to unforeseen events, this offering has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused. Please direct any questions or comments to Loretta Depka at  856-854-3155 ext 179. Join us for this 4-Week Psycho-Educational Therapy Group designed to address the specific needs of women.

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New 6-Week Support Group for Cancer Survivors Begins Apr 2nd, 2019: “What’s YOUR super power?”

A 6-week Support Group for Survivors of Cancer Topics for discussion: Survivor’s guilt “Scanxiety” (anxiety and worry that accompanies the period of time before undergoing or receiving the results of an examination (such as an MRI or CT scan)) Fear of recurrence Program Name: “What’s YOUR super power?” When: Tuesdays, April 2 –May 14,  7:00—8:30 […]

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New Workshop Sat May 2nd 2019: “The Sandwich Generation”

Did you know that 45% of middle-aged adults are caring for an aging parent or young adult children. Are YOU one of them? Join Donna Pucci (MHK) for an informative session which discusses – and addresses – the issues that these challenges can present. Program Name: “The Sandwich Generation” When: Thursday May 2nd, 7-8:30PM Where: […]

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Thought Of The Month: Nov 2018

“Willingness, Humility & THANKSGIVING” By: Vince DiPasquale In case you missed this … Each morning begins a new day. Let us kneel before God, our creator and look at the earth and begin each day with a spirit of humility and gratitude, knowing that we are a part of God’s new day. As we enter […]

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Tues, July 31: NEW Weekly Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Begins

You are not alone anymore! No matter what your problem with food might be — compulsive overeating, under-eating, food addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, or overexercising — we have a solution. Join us for this new meeting held at the Starting Point.

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Thought Of The Month: Aug 2018

“The KISS Principle” By: Vince DiPasquale Some very special people taught me these messages of life. My Dad would always tell me as a child; “Relax, enjoy each moment, remember God in in charge. Don’t be afraid to fall down then you will learn how to get up.” So many teachers in my life always […]

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