Beyond Bandages is a self-injury support group that began on Friday, November 4, 2005 in Florham Park as "Breaking the Silence of Self-Injury" . It has continued as "Beyond Bandages" and currently takes place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday nights of every month. We supplement the group with activities that take place on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of every month for those that regularly attend meetings; activities take place providing we don't have any offsite workshops scheduled.
*Note: if you arrive after 7:10pm, you will need to wait to come in the meeting until the break, which is 7:55pm-8:05pm. We have a comfortable waiting area where you can stay until the break.
*the support group meetings are closed, only open to those that currently harm, in process of overcoming, or have overcome and looking for support. If you bring a guest, friend or family member, they are welcome to stay in the lobby.
The self-injury support group originally began in 2005 in Florham Park as "Breaking The Silence Of Self-Injury" and changed the name in 2009 to "Beyond Bandages". Launching Point moved to Rockaway in January, 2015. We we were at 21 Pine Street in Rockaway (for 3 1/2 years) until April 26, 2019; we then rented space at the Hampton Inn, Denville until August 1, 2019.
We are happy to announce that hiatus was very short and we got a new location to call home! We moved to our new location on August 1, 2019 to Main Street in Boonton!
Beyond Bandages is a self-injury support group for adult men and women who cause self-inflicted pain and/or injuries to themselves (as a form of coping), who are seeking support or have overcome and looking for support, in a group environment.
The 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month is our support group meeting where each person in attendance takes part in the discussion. . Come out to be part of a supportive group where you can discuss the real struggles of overcoming self-inflicted violence. Regardless of where you are in your road to recovery, we are here to listen and support.
Our self-injury support group meetings take place on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month at our new location at 408 Main Street in Suite 101 in Boonton, NJ. our group is in room ‘E’ which is called the “Meeting Place”.
No activity nights for 8/22 & 8/29 as we will be away for 2 multi-day festivals. See you in September!
Our support group meeting takes place on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of every month.
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