Your Bridge to Education and Resources on Mental health

Back to School!

Mental Health Day. Join us for a day of music, learning, gaining coping skills and receiving school supplies.
August 27 2022, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
At Watsessing Park, East Orange, NJ
#FunFood&Free

Events

Yoga!

A supporters only virtual yoga class with instructor Soo Yoon. Every Monday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Darren's Gallery

Virtual Support group for those struggling with mental illness. Held the last Tuesday of every month 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm All are welcome

Who We Are

The Darren Clark Jr. Memorial was founded on April 5th, 2018 in memory of Darren Clark Jr. Darren passed away as a result of suicide due to mental illness.

Our Mission

We aim to bring education to family and friends of those suffering from Mental illness as well as implement coping skills and awareness in schools.

Our Programs

We run programs to raise awareness on mental health and provide support to affected families.

Therapist Match

We help those looking for treatment to find the best resource for them. Give us your insurance carrier and preference and our Resources Coordinator will   search until you find a resource that you are comfortable with.

Darren's Gallery

Monthly support group on Mental Wellness. Every last Tuesday of the month we discuss a different topic on Wellness and Mental illnesses. This is a safe nonjudgment place to share, vent, cry and give advice without feeling alone. We then end with a Q&A with a licensed therapist

Supporters' Yoga

Our Yoga class is designed for all levels. Yoga is a great tool for self-care. We show how Yoga can be used to help your mind body and soul. Join us every Monday with Instructor Soo Yoon for a Stretch and being in the present session.

Numbers that speak

The unseen pain that goes undiagnosed, dismissed and stigmatized – the pain that has overtaken so many loved ones to the point that they can no longer bear the struggle, sadly causes many to end their lives prematurely.

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Americans live with a mental illness
1 in 5 adults in America live with a mental illness. That’s approximately 43.8 million people
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Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in the U.S. for people 15 to 24 years of age
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US adults with a mental condition received mental health services in 2015

Our Team