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  • Mental Health Association In New Jersey Mental Health Association In New Jersey

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(40.828346,-74.22983)
 

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Mission Statement

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey strives for mental health for children and adults through advocacy, education, training, and services.

Description

  • Mental health is essential to the development and realization of every person's full potential.
  • Justice demands that everyone, regardless of mental or physical disability, has the rights and responsibilities full participation in society.
  • Sufficient resources need to be available for a complete range of community mental health and support services, public education and preventive interventions.
  • People with mental illnesses can recover and live healthy and productive lives.
  • Children and adults should have access to a full array of high quality, community-based, integrated mental health services, regardless of their ability to pay.
  • Mental health treatments should be offered on par with other treatments for other illnesses.
  • Those with mental illness, and their parents and families are unique and essential participants in providing advocacy, services, education and training.
  • The promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental, emotional and social problems is the responsibility of every institution in the community.
  • The MHANJ values partnerships and sees public and private sector participation as essential to community mental health.

Website

http://www.mhanj.org

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