From the President and CEO
From the President and CEO

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey has started a service to help address the growing number of opiate addictions in the state. The NJ Connect for Recovery Call Line number is 855-652-3737 (TTY: 877-294-4356). NJ Connect for Recovery is  …

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MHANJ Launches Mental Health First Aid Training Initiative

Mental Health First Aid

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MHANJ Advocacy Work
MHANJ Advocacy Work

A leader in advocacy and government affairs, our comprehensive advocacy focuses on mental health preservation and promotion, with an emphasis on integrating mental health into health care reform and lessening the impact of stigma. We take an active role in  …

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MHANJ News

Passing Along Additional Potential Job Opportunity for MHANJ Core Graduates

Attention CORE Graduates – Please see the Community Support Specialist/Peer Support job posting from Triple C Housing from July 2015 by clicking: Community Support Specialist – Peer Support Specialist Please see the Peer Advocate job posting from Oaks Integrated Care  …

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MHANJ Announces Walks to “Fight Stigma, Raise Awareness,” in Northern and Southern NJ

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Annual Walk is getting a makeover. The new theme is “Fight Stigma, Walk for Awareness.” This year, there will be two Walks, one in Northern New Jersey on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Oak  …

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A Brief History of Addiction Treatment in America

A Brief History of  Addiction Treatment in America The use of alcohol and tobacco are documented in colonial American history. The earliest mention concerning abuse of a substance was in reference to alcohol. In fact the First Continental Congress recommended curbing  …

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Mental Health Association in New Jersey Launches NJ Connect for Recovery, a Free, Confidential Call Line

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) has launched NJ Connect for Recovery, the only call line in New Jersey dedicated to providing counseling specifically to individuals and families who are coping with addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers.  …

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MHANJ’s Call Center and NJ MentalHealthCares Helpline Serve as Gateway to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services in New Jersey

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Call Center is a vital hub for mental health and substance use disorder services for all New Jerseyans. Beginning in 2005 with its feature service, the New Jersey MentalHealthCares Helpline, the Center continues to expand and grow.  …

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Spotlight On ...

Mental Health Association in New Jersey Calls for Improving Access to Psychiatric Care in New Jersey

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) is advocating for improving access to psychiatric care for New Jersey residents. The areas earmarked for improvement were identified through a recent research study conducted by the MHANJ. The MHANJ studied psychiatrist  …

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Events and Training

Community Invited to Mental Health Association in NJ’s Mental Health Players Interactive Performance about Facing Changes

  The challenges associated with life changes may be difficult for adults of all ages.  These changes range from dealing with parents or siblings,  to coping with generation gaps and more.  The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s (MHANJ’s) New  …

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CCERI Announces Fall 2015 Partial Care Pre-Vocational Training Schedule

Approved by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, this series  provides the core competencies needed to prepare you to assist consumers in partial care settings to become work ready. Topics, explained below, include the relationship of work to recovery,  …

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MHANJ Offers “Got Too Much Stuff” Group

The MHANJ is offering a support group meeting for people who wish to clean up, and those who are living with overwhelming clutter. The group will help participants understand why people acquire and hold on to too many possessions and  …

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MHANJ to Hold TWO Walks this Year

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s Annual Walk is getting a makeover. The new theme is “Fight Stigma, Walk for Awareness.” This year, there will be two Walks, one in Northern New Jersey on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Oak  …

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Funding for Superstorm Sandy Recovery
Efforts through Generous Grants from:
American Red Cross Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc.

Address: 88 Pompton Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044

Telephone: 1.800.367.8850 Toll-Free

FAX: 973.857.1777

EMAIL:njconnect@mhanj.org

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