Our Mission

The mission of the Mental Health Association of Essex County, Inc. 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. We, as a community organization, accomplish our mission through advocacy, education, prevention, early intervention, treatment and service.

Joseph A.Gervasi, Esq., Board President
and Robert N. Davison, M.A., L.P.C., Executive Director

 

Our Vision

  • To become highly visible and widely recognized throughout the county and surrounding areas as premier provider, independently or through partnerships, of a complete continuum of mental health services to adults, children, and families.
  • To continue to be the leading advocate for individuals with mental illness as well as for the general mental health needs of the community. MHAEC will be a leader in the campaign to remove the stigma associated with emotional and mental disorders.
  • To continue to provide services in a fiscally sound manner and have a more diverse and stable source of funding.
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The Association's growing network of mental health services include:

  • Lewis H. Loeser Center for Low-Cost Psychotherapy
  • Intensive Family Support Services
  • Prospect House
  • Integrated Case Management Services
  • Prospect EmploymentServices
  • Riskin Children’s Center
  • Collaborative Justice Services
  • Supportive Living Services

 

For more about the services we offer, please see our Services section.

 

What’s New

 

Sibling Psychoeducational and Support Group Series

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“Change the Name. Change the Stigma.”

A Discussion by Bill MacPhee

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News from the Mental Health Association of Essex County

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Please check this box for office closings, delayed openings or other important messages due to weather conditions. MHA weather line # 1-973-509-9759

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For free and confidential mental health information and referral, call:

The NJ Mental Health Cares HelpLine:
TOLL FREE
1-866-202-HELP (4357)
or visit www.njmentalhealthcares.org

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