About Mental Health Association in NJ and Tri-State K-9 Response Teams

Please join the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) and Tri-State K9 Crisis Response Team in our Walk to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and celebrate the valuable emotional support that dogs provide. Funds raised will support our efforts to increase access to emotional and mental health services for those in need.  Click for more info about us.

Both non-profits, the MHANJ and Tri-State play important roles in thousands of lives every year.

About the MHANJ
The MHANJ is a statewide non-profit organization that strives for children and adults to achieve victory of mental health and substance use disorders through advocacy, education, training and services. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, began, the MHANJ provided over 4,400 virtual groups with more than 58,500 in attendance. It’s Call Center and Texting Service responded to 35,000 inquiries.

About Tri-State K-9 Response Teams
Tri-State Canine Response Team is a non-profit 501(c) (3), all volunteer group dedicated to providing comfort and support to enhance the quality of life of those who are suffering from a personal condition or community crisis utilizing the human/canine bond and its power to heal. Since 2015, we have touched the lives of more than 142,825 individuals. We provide certified and trained handler/dog teams for Animal-Assisted Activities, Animal-Assisted Therapy and Animal-Assisted Crisis Response. Our teams provide Psychological First Aid for First Responders and Healthcare workers to foster individual and community resilience.