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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Consumer-centered systems of care treat the whole person and do not cordon off mental and behavioral services from the rest of medical care. The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services is now part of the Department of Health.

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Governor Christie Announces Drug Abuse Control Task Force Findings

Governor Christie Announces Drug Abuse Control Task Force Findings

Governor Chris Christie announced that dozens of measures designed to combat America’s opioid crisis have been identified by The Governor’s Task Force on Drug Abuse Control.

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NJ Helps Lead Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

NJ Helps Lead Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

Governor Implements 25 Initiatives That Will Create Or Enhance Opportunities For Addiction Prevention, Treatment, And Recovery

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Suicide Prevention Resource Page

The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services has compiled a resource page for individuals who are in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

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Services and Treatment

The Department of Health welcomes the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and is committed to ensuring that its programs and services reflect integrated health and other national best practices, are inclusive, evidence-based, recovery-based, and consumer driven. As we transition toward a system of integrated health, we pledge to listen to and include the voices of consumers, family members and stakeholders in all phases of creating a system of care that treats the whole person.

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State Psychiatric Hospitals

The Division operates four psychiatric hospitals, one of which is a forensic center. Each admits patients from different regions of the state, depending upon each patient's individual circumstances. The goal of the Division is to ensure that the hospitals function in a similar manner. Some examples include organizational structure, provision of active treatment, community re-integration, implementation of evidence-based practices, and workforce development initiatives.

Ancora

Greystone Park

Trenton

Ann Klein

Frequently Asked Questions

The Division has answers to frequently asked questions from consumers, partners, and employees.

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Last Reviewed: 10/20/2017