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On 07.14.14 • In Awareness On • by

Peer Recovery WarmLine (PRW) )is a peer-run service providing ongoing telephone support to mental health consumers as they work towards their recovery. All calls are answered by peers who are trained, supportive mental health consumers. PRW is live Monday to Friday, 8 am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 5 pm to 10 pm, and holidays, 3 pm to 10 pm. At the Peer Recovery WarmLine we try to get to know you as a person and how you view your world. PRW uses the Intentional Peer Support model, which stresses mutual support of each other’s recovery and talking about your  …

On 07.14.14 • In Awareness On • by

For a free, confidential Depression Screening,  Substance Use Disorder Screening or Anxiety Disorder Screening call the New Jersey MentalHealthCares Helpline at 1-866-202-HELP(4357) (TTY 877-294-4356).  “This service is part of Emotional Health Fitness Check-in, a new initiative of the New Jersey MentalHealthCares Helpline. “Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that about half of American adults will develop a mental illness at some point in their lifetime,” said Carolyn Beauchamp, President and CEO of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey. “It’s important to learn the signs and symptoms of depression, such as changes in appetite, loss of energy  …


On 07.07.14 • In News • by

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) and the NJMentalHealthCares Helpline are looking forward to participating in the NBC4 and New York Giants 2nd Annual Health and Fitness Expo. One of the largest FREE and open-to-the-public health events will be held at MetLife Stadium in July 19-20, 2014 from 10am-3pm.  Free parking will be available. To read more go to Come Visit Us at Booth 127 Join us in The “RISKLAND” Game: Have fun interacting and learning about disaster preparedness while you play this life-sized educational board game. The object is to help increase understanding of how preventive  …

On 12.19.13 • In News • by

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey’s New Jersey MentalHealthCares Helpline is now serving as a gateway to clinical outpatient mental health and addiction services as well as inpatient substance use disorder services for survivors of Superstorm Sandy. Anyone interested is encouraged to call the toll-free number, 1-866-202-HELP (4357) (TTY 1-877-294-4356), for more information and assistance. This service is made possible through Social Services Block Grant funding from the New Jersey Department of Human Services. “We are assisting individuals who are having emotional distress by providing supportive counseling, crisis assessment and intervention, and when needed connecting callers to appropriate resources.  …

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