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STIGMA FREE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

(correction on N.A.A.G.'S PHONE: 201 289 -1718 web site: www.neveraloneagain.org)


Before we get into Stigma Free resources This is a letter we would urge you all to hand write as an example . this is for the FFS mental health billing changes that will cripple the mental health CARE SYSTEM. Please write a letter to your state legislators. to not cut funding. for more information you can call the county health dept. or check out the news . You can get a copy of this generic form letter at the county building or call the Health Dept. or go to the website Bergen county stigma free zone located below these form letters or Email Michelle at mhartlo@co.bergen.nj.us


the story on the FFS mental health care change:

at: http://www.hrgcommunitynews.com/government;

STIGMA FREE INFORMATION & RESOURCES


(MENTAL HEALTH/ADDICTION/DISABLED)

Many towns in Bergen County Have passed resolutions to become stigma free. If your town wants to get involved in the program or find out what it is about, please call Bergen County Mental health division at One Bergen Plaza. -Michele Hart-Loughlin

Program Coordinator Bergen County Department of Health Services Division of Mental Health

One Bergen County Plaza 4th Floor Hackensack mhartlo@co.bergen.nj.us 201-634-2745

http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=1242

If you have a mental illness and you have legal needs; you have rights! Contact the Bergen County Mental Health Law project at one Bergen Plaza 4’Th floor-Phone: 201-634-2762

Bergen county mental health board meeting is once a month at plaza one in Hackensack. They are on different days but all are welcome to air concerns and such. 6-7 pm call plaza one for details 201- 336-7000

Remember, if you have a problem w/ addiction- teen challenge- (any age by the way) –new location-for info check with Church Emanuel in Hackensack (973) 374-

Domestic Violence Advocate / Organization:

CELEBRATING 6 YRS- Never Alone Again Resource Center

Interested in our services?

Contact -Never Alone Again Resource Center

Phone: 201-281-7295 - 201-289-1718

Email: neveralonagain@aol.com

https://neveraloneagainblog.wordpress.com

http://www.neveraloneagain.org/contact


Transgender suicide hotline: transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S. You can reach Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860

Domestic Violence Advocate / Organization:

CELEBRATING 6 YRS- Never Alone Again Resource Center

Interested in our services?

Contact -Never Alone Again Resource Center

Phone: 201-281-7295 - 201-289-1718

Email: neveralonagain@aol.com https://neveraloneagainblog.wordpress.com

http://www.neveraloneagain.org/contact

HOTLINE-If you or someone you know is being abused call our 24 hour hotline.

(201) 944-9600

New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline-800-572-SAFE (7233) 24-Hour Hotline

NJ Coalition for battered women; http://www.njcbw.org/

201-568-0817

http://www.ncadv.org/ Battered Women’s Justice Project

1801 Nicollet Ave. S. Suite 102 Minneapolis, MN ph(800) 903-0111 x

Mental Health/Addiction resources

If you or a loved one is in a Mental Health Crisis: Call 911 Call 201-262-HELP (201-262-4357) to speak with a Mental Health Counselor

Are you looking for treatment and support?

West Bergen Mental Healthcare – 201-651-1900 – www.westbergen.org

Bergen Regional Medical Center – 800-730-2762 – http://www.bergenregional.com/BehavioralHealth/AddictionServices.html


http://www.bergenregional.com/Evergreen/index.html

Veterans looking for immediate treatment and support: The Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255-connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Non-Crisis Support Line-Mental Health Recovery-NJ Hope line – 855-654-6735 Need someone to talk to? We are only a phone call away. Our specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.

Peer Recovery WarmLine (PRW) 1-877-292-5588 is a peer-run service providing ongoing telephone support to mental health consumers as they work towards their recovery. All calls are answered by peers who are trained, supportive mental health consumers. PRW is live Monday to Friday, 8 am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 5 pm to 10 pm, and holidays, 3 pm to 10 pm. At the Peer Recovery Warm Line, we try to get to know you as a person and how you view your world.

Addictions Hotline

Bergen County Office of Alcohol and Drug Dependency – 201-634-2740 Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=344 Services: Provides advocacy, information and referral for all substance use disorders including but not limited to Assessment, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Detoxification Services, Short-term Residential Treatment, Halfway House Services and Self-Help Groups regardless of the resident’s ability to pay. Provides oversight of the Bergen County Addiction Recovery Program (ARP), Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) and Spring House.

The Addictions Hotline 800-238-2333 or call 211 CBH Care – 201-646-0333 – www.cbhcare.com Bergen Regional Medical Center – 800-730-2762 (24/7) – http://www.bergenregional.com/Evergreen/index.html

Veterans looking for immediate treatment and support: The Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255- connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Non-Crisis Support Line for Mental Health Recovery

New Jersey Hopeline – 855-654-6735

Need someone to talk to? We are only a phone call away. Our specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.

Peer Recovery WarmLine (PRW) 1-877-292-5588 is a peer-run service providing ongoing telephone support to mental health consumers as they work towards their recovery. All calls are answered by peers who are trained, supportive mental health consumers. PRW is live Monday to Friday, 8 am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 5 pm to 10 pm, and holidays, 3 pm to 10 pm. At the Peer Recovery WarmLine, we try to get to know you as a person and how you view your world.

Addictions Hotline

Bergen County Office of Alcohol and Drug Dependency – 201-634-2740

Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=344

Services: Provides advocacy, information and referral for all substance use disorders including but not limited to Assessment, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Detoxification Services, Short-term Residential Treatment, Halfway House Services and Self-Help Groups regardless of the resident’s ability to pay. Provides oversight of the Bergen County Addiction Recovery Program (ARP), Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) and Spring House. The Addictions Hotline 800-238-2333 or call 211

Other good resources:

Something to note for seniors and the disabled:

Bergen County meals on Wheels program

Meals on Wheels: 201-336-7420; Main: 201-336-7400; Fx: 201-336-7436 … home delivered meal programs serving Bergen County residents call to see if you qualify!

BC CAP weatherization assistance program and usf/leheap

316 state street Hackensack- 201-488-5100 You may qualify to have your apartment / place of residence weatherized for maximum energy efficiency!

NJT has a disabled/senior single trip ticket program

Reduced rate program call NJT-973-275-5555

If you have a mental illness and you have legal needs; you have rights! Contact the Bergen County Mental Health Law project at one Bergen Plaza 4’Th floor-Phone: 201-634-2762

Bergen County Board of Social Services

218 Route 17 N. Rochelle Park, New Jersey Tel 201-368-4200

Hours: Weekdays 8:00 am thru 4:30 pm (Tuesday's until 8:00 pm)

Services: Food Stamps, General Assistance, TANF, Family Care! Note: advice if you can and if you need to apply for EBT try to do the online app. This way you are in the system when/ if you have to go over there!- https://oneapp.dhs.state.nj.us/