Where Health Comes to Mind
The Mission of West Bergen Mental Healthcare is to promote psychological health and personal growth. Through comprehensive treatment and supportive services, we respond to the needs of our clients and the communities we serve.
For initial appointments, questions or concerns, contact our ACCESS Center at (201) 485-7172
EMERGENCY? Call 201-262-HELP (4357)
We are here for YOU!
NEW PROGRAM! The Community Resource Program: What We Can Do For You
With this new service, we will engage with a variety of groups and community leaders to address mental health and wellness related topics. In an ever changing world, more and more people are seeking guidance, advice and practical tools to help them better understand and approach mental health and wellness related issues impacting their community. Read our brochure! Community Resource Program
Check out the new West Bergen News – January 2017 !
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Teen Girls Empowerment Group Now Accepting Referrals!
In group we address numerous issues including:
Self Esteem, Social Relationships, Academic Struggles, Family Relationships, Body Image, Personal Empowerment, Anxiety and Depression Coping Skills, Social Media Consciousness and Stress Management.
The group is held at the Mahwah Office on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
If you have any questions, would like to discuss a possible referral or have any other inquiries, please contact Helena Fotopoulos at 201-485-7172. Download the flyer here…Teen Girls Empowerment Group.
With the help of www.stopbullying.gov and www.preventchildabuseny.org, West Bergen pulled together these Bullying Signs and Tips. West Bergen can help! Give us a call.
Coping with Tragedy
Helping Your Children Focus on the Good People in the World
When your children show signs of fear, grief and illness after being exposed to watching or hearing media reports of violence, there are many ways parents, caregivers and teachers can allay their fears. Contact the Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth 151 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854 732-235-2810. You can also click here for information on Talking to Children.
Watch an inspirational video of families who sought help in our programs: West Bergen Children and Teen Programs Video
Project Child Find – download the flyer to learn more about if you are concerned your child is developing or learning differently. Project Child Find
Worried that you or a loved one may have a mental health issue? Click here to review warning signs and symptoms. Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Illness
Help & Hope: Support and Education for Families with Addiction
Is your family being torn apart by alcoholism or addiction? Are you concerned about your child or other loved one’s drinking/drug use? Would you like to talk in a safe, judgement-free place where you can begin to take care of yourself, help your loved one and talk to others who understand what you are going through? Please join us for a monthly support and education group, led by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Group to be held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 7pm to 8pm starting January 16, 2017. Call 201-444-3550 x7312 with questions or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the flyer for complete details: Substance Abuse Support Help and Hope
Level 1 Autism Services – January 2017 WORKSHOP SERIES – For Professionals, Family Members and Students – 3 workshops running in January designed to explain the diagnosis of Level 1 Autism, educate individuals with the diagnosis and discuss the complexity of an additional diagnosis. Download our flyer for more information or to register! Level 1 Autism Workshop Series January 2017
The Middle School Group takes place at the Center for Children and Youth, 1 Cherry Lane, Ramsey. It is open to males and females in 6-8th grade. Over twelve weeks, the group will cover:
- Anxiety and stressors
- Cognitive, physical, and behavioral aspects of anxiety
- Problem Solving skills
- Assertiveness training
- Relaxation techniques
- Coping skills
- Parent involvement
Read more here...Middle School Worry Free Group
Does your child exhibit any of the following behaviors?
- School Refusal?
- Reluctance to participate in class activities?
- Frequent Absences?
- Excessive trips to the nurse?
- Social Isolation?
This student may benefit from West Bergen’s Social Anxiety Group!
The Social Anxiety Group will focus on understanding the cognitive, physical and behavioral features associated with social anxiety and applying this knowledge to exposure situations that the students will practice in the group as well as specific social environments. Read more here…Social Anxiety Group