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The mission of the Mental Health Association is to promote mental health, with the integration of physical healthcare, to improve the care and treatment of individuals with mental illness, and to remove the stigma associated with mental health disorders and addictions.
As a community organization, we accomplish our mission through advocacy, education, prevention, early intervention, treatment and service.
Highly qualified mental health professionals will provide compassionate, confidential linkages to services that can help you or a loved one.
Behavioral health services for those 18 and older.
For families and friends of individuals with mental illness.
For Children and Teens
Comprehensive services dedicated to the mental health of children and teens.
To spread awareness on suicide prevention through educational presentations designed for schools, communities, and specialized groups.
Housing & Homelessness
For individuals living with a mental illness who are homeless and/or need housing.
Comprehensive network of support advocacy, referral, and intervention to adults being discharged from mental healthcare facilities.
Psychosocial rehabilitation and primary care services for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness.
Legal Mental Health Services
For individuals who are incarcerated living with a mental illness.
For individuals with persistent mental illness searching for gainful employment.
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Exciting News: Our Morris County Location has Moved! We’re thrilled to share some exciting news! Our main Morris County location is on the move and we couldn't be more excited about the new opportunities this change brings. Starting today, Monday...
Our Integrated Case Management Services (ICMS) Passaic County location relocated on October 18, 2021, to 1373 Broad Street, Suite 312, Clifton, New Jersey 07013. This new location is centrally located and easily accessible to public transportation...
The NJ Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) at the Mental Health Association is here to serve anyone in the community who has been emotionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We are a community-based program that offers brief individual, group, and family counseling sessions, along with facilitating workshops and events. All of our services are virtual, confidential, and free as this program is funded by FEMA and SAMHSA.
Once I met my counselor and started getting the help I needed, I realized I was a strong, independent woman. I became determined to get well. I have been sober for five years, I’m working as a hairdresser to support myself, and I have my own apartment in Morristown. I’m 43 years old and this is the first time I’ve ever lived on my own!
As those who battle depression know, that when you are in a valley, it’s a long and arduous road back. However, I know I’ll make it. Because, I’m taking it day by day, with The Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris serving as a lighthouse showing my path back to shore. I’m not on Terra firma quite yet, but I’m hopeful I will be soon.