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Essex: 973-509-9777
Morris: 973-334-3496
Passaic: 973-470-3142
Sussex: 973-579-4399

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Serving Northern New Jersey

Serving Northern New Jersey

We’re here to listen, help and remove the stigma associated with emotional and mental health issues and to inspire hope and healing.

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"It’s just amazing to me how much I’ve accomplished with their help."

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"My colleagues, MHAEM, enabled me, once more, to hope."

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Our Mission

The mission of the Mental Health Association, an affiliate of Mental Health America, is to promote mental health, including the integration of physical healthcare, to improve the care and treatment of individuals with mental illness, and to remove the stigma associated with emotional and mental disorders.

As a community organization, we accomplish our mission through advocacy, education, prevention, early intervention, treatment and service.

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Mental illness is real.

Highly qualified mental health professionals will provide compassionate, confidential linkages to services that can help you or a loved one.

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Call MHA in Essex: 973-509-9777

Call MHA in Morris: 973-334-3496

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Our Services

We are here to help.

Counseling"

Counseling
Behavioral health services for those 18 and older.

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Family

Family Support
For families and friends of individuals with mental illness.

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For Children and Teens
Comprehensive services dedicated to the mental health of children and teens.

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Suicide

Suicide Prevention
To spread awareness on suicide prevention through educational presentations designed for schools, communities, and specialized groups.

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Housing

Housing & Homelessness
For individuals living with a mental illness who are homeless and/or need housing.

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Community

Community Reintegration
Comprehensive network of support advocacy, referral, and intervention to adults being discharged from mental healthcare facilities.

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Day

Day Programs
Psychosocial rehabilitation and primary care services for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness.

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Legal

Legal Mental Health Services
For individuals who are incarcerated living with a mental illness.

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Employment

Employment Assistance
For individuals with persistent mental illness searching for gainful employment.

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MHA's Latest

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    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...

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Emotional Well-Being

During COVID-19

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.

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The People We've Helped

Every day is all about helping the people where we can. Here's what some of them had to say about MHA.


Life is Good

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!

Anonymous


Hope

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.

Anonymous