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Counseling Center Events

OCC’s Counseling Center events offer a variety of workshops and community events throughout the year. These events are designed to bring mental health awareness and support to the campus community.

For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 732-255-0400 ext. 2911 or

Relax and Recharge

Learn new ways to relax, reduce stress, and increase focus with our Relax and Recharge meditation session.


  • December 7
  • December 14

Time: 11 to 11:30 a.m. via Webex

For more information and to receive Webex link, contact the Counseling Center at 732-255-0386 or

The Campus Recovery Network

The Recovery Support Program at OCC is now online via Canvas! Students can self-enroll in “The Campus Recovery Network” for information, resources, virtual support meetings, personal recovery coaching, online discussions, and more. Self-enroll online!

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Training

Interested in becoming a Recovery Coach? The Recovery Support Program at OCC is offering the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Training over winter break! Join us on campus for an intensive, 5-day training on Recovery Coaching. Upon completion, you will meet the education requirement for the NJ Peer Recovery Specialist Certification.

Dates: January 10 – January 14, 2022woman sitting in bed using a laptop
Location: CLC, Bldg. #4, Room 113

Topics Include:

  • Exploring Recovery
  • Self-Disclosure
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Stages of Change and Stages of Recovery
  • Multiple Pathways
  • Culture, Power, and Privilege
  • Recovery Capitol
  • Boundaries and Self-Care….and more!

Limited seats are available. Funding is provided by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Wellness Workshops

*Join us the first Tuesday of every month from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Library (Bldg. #3), room 017 for a workshop focused on mental health and wellness!

Each month will be centered on a different theme, and will provide education, support and resources in a welcoming group setting.

  • April – Addictions
  • May – Stress Relief
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