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)
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Are you and your kids ready to go #backtoschool?
The Back to School toolkit is here! bit.ly/learnmh
Click on the links below to find information about self-image and self-esteem problems in your school and community.
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Hair Pulling and Skin Picking
Contact West Bergen at 201-485-7172 if you need to talk!
Schools Almost Here!
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New Clinical Director for West Bergen’s Autism/Asperger’s Program!
West Bergen is happy to announce that Dr. Alain Mollinedo, LCSW has accepted the position of Clinical Director of the Level 1 Autism Disorders Program (formerly Asperger’s Related Services) and will begin this month.
Dr. Mollinedo comes to us from Straight & Narrow, Inc., where he was the Clinical Director of their Adolescent Program. Dr. Mollinedo has extensive experience in the special education/school system and is a graduate of New York University, Seton Hall University and Nova Southeastern University. He has recently completed a doctoral degree in special education and has taught graduate level clinical social work classes.
Jeanne Marron, PhD, Appointed to Clinical Specialist, Community Educator We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jeanne Marron was recently appointed as Clinical Specialist/Community Educator, a new position created by West Bergen in order to fulfill the growing need for community outreach and education. In her role as Community Educator, Dr. Marron will provide outreach, educational and consultative services to the general community. She will work closely with schools, municipalities, county affiliates, clergy, business groups, community service groups and other healthcare providers. As a Clinical Specialist, she will serve as a resource clinician to provide expertise in diagnostic evaluations for complicated/diagnostically challenging cases. In addition to that, she will also participate in trauma related activities such as the Traumatic Loss Coalition, responding to crisis related traumatic events within the community.
Before beginning this new position, Dr. Marron had been the Clinical Director of Asperger’s Related Services for the past 17 years. Under her guidance and direction, West Bergen’s Asperger’s Program became a foremost provider of services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Northwest Bergen County and beyond.
We are very happy and fortunate to have Dr. Marron in this position.
Sign up for our Level 1 Autism Disorders (formerly known as Asperger’s Related Services) Fall Workshop Series! Level 1 Autism Workshop Series Flyer
The SOAR Experience…8 Years of Changing Lives!
We hope you are enjoying your summer! West Bergen has been very busy and we are happy to share with you that, in addition to our many programs that have been changing lives over the summer, the SOAR Experience (Social Skills, Outdoor Fun, Arts & Crafts, & Relationships)…read more...SOAR Update 2016
The Super Raffle is back! Download the flyer, fill it out and send it in with your payment to enter for a chance to win cash!
Super Raffle 2016
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
West Bergen is Proud to Announce…
We Have Been Awarded #1 in Customer Satisfaction in the Mental Health Corporations of America’s 2015 Nationwide Survey! (compared with similar agencies)
West Bergen received awards for:
Overall Best Practices
Overall Best Practices in Mental Health
Best Practices in Mental Health Outpatient Care
We’d like to thank our clients who took the survey and enabled us to win this Prestigious Award!
Learn more and read our 2015 Customer Satisfaction Outcome Survey brochure!
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
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.