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Managing HIV and Hepatitis C Outbreaks Among People Who Inject Drugs

Managing HIV and Hepatitis C Outbreaks Among People Who Inject Drugs

The opioid epidemic in the U.S. has substantially increased the risk of transmission of bloodborne viruses, including HIV and hepatitis C, through use of shared equipment. The CDC has prepared a guide for state and local health departments.

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NJMHAA Recognizes Mielke

NJMHAA Recognizes Mielke

Valerie Mielke, Assistant Commissioner of DMHAS, has been honored by the New Jersey Association for Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) for her leadership.

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Save the Date: Opioid Summit

Save the Date: Opioid Summit

The Department of Health will host a summit meeting on the opioid epidemic on June 5, 2018 in Bridgewater.

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Governor Murphy Advances $100 Million Commitment to Tackle New Jersey’s Opioid Crisis

Strategy Provides Multi-Pronged, Coordinated Approach

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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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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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Upcoming Meetings and Events

DMHAS Quarterly Provider's Meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday April 26, 2018 


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Last Reviewed: 4/11/2018