Journey to Wellness (JTW) is a peer-run, community based center that strives to support individuals experiencing mental health and/or substance use disorder.

Our mission is to create a supportive and consumer focused community which provides resources, assistance, and advocacy. Diverse, innovative, and purposeful groups are delivered by peers who offer a variety of evidence-based strategies and coping skills to obtain and retain wellness and recovery. Our groups and services are available at no cost to participants. Please see calendars by clicking the icon below for more information and details (i.e. dates, times, locations) about our groups. 

Overview of Groups
Please note: Dates, times and locations for groups are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact us to to confirm.

Monday (Manahawkin location); Tuesday, and Thursday (Toms River location), 5 – 7:30 p.m. – These groups focus on providing emotional support, education and interaction. Light refreshments are available. 

For more information, contact Mike Leotis, Coordinator, Journey to Wellness Program, at or (732) 244-0940, ext. 905, or Michelle Price, CPRS, CRSP, CGRS, Director of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey in Ocean County, at or (732) 244-0940.




Journey to Wellness is a service of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey in Ocean County funded by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.