Where Health Comes to Mind
The Mission of West Bergen Mental Healthcare is tmhmcmteo 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.
If you have a question or concern, contact our ACCESS Center at (201) 485-7172
EMERGENCY? Call 201-262-HELP (4357)
We are here for YOU!
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
Mental Health Awareness Month Was Great!
Here’s a recap of the Mental Health Month Activities
Kickoff Friday, April 29th
About 35 staff and Board of Trustee members attended and had a great time playing Password and LIEbrary hosted by John and Peter Monton.
Dennis C. Miller Speaking Engagement, Tuesday, May 3rd
Dozens of members of the community came and listened to Dennis talk about his struggles with depression, abuse and resiliency. If you are interested in purchasing a signed copy of Dennis; Book—Moppin Floors to CEO– copies are available for purchase in the Admin office at 120 Chestnut – call 201-444-3550 x 7130.
Ben & Jerry’s Community Night May 5th—more than 5 super scoopers volunteered to fill up ice cream cups/cones on behalf of West Bergen.
Charlie Brown’s May 18th– West Bergen received $175 in donations from people who decided to dine out that night and support us! A lot of staff, and even Board members came out to support West Bergen.
Blue Moon – May 24th – the Mental Health Awareness Committee ordered lunch from Blue Moon and had their meeting to discuss the great things they did this May…And thanks to everyone who supported and participated by enjoying Mexican food!
Lunch and Learn Tuesday, May 10th Presentations on Partial Care program, Residential Services and Outpatient services. Over 30 staff and board members attended and enjoyed Pizza and Ice Cream!!
“Wear Green Thursdays!” – EVERYONE got in on the action for Wear Green Thursday…Even Raffi our Therapy Dog!
The Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, at their meeting on May 11, officially recognized May 2016 as “Mental Health Awareness Month”. Please read Resolution #513-16- Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders Mental Health Month Resolution 2016 We are very appreciative of their support in our efforts to raise awareness of mental illness.
2016 SOAR Experience Information and Applications now available!
The SOAR Experience Overview 2016
SOAR Scholarship Application 2016
SOAR Experience Application 2016
CIT Program Application 2016
Visit our SOAR page for more information.
Worry-Free Middle School Group now accepting referrals for Spring 2016!
The middle school group will take 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
Download the flyer here…Middle School Flyer Spring 2016
Watch an inspirational video of families who sought help in our programs: West Bergen Children and Teen Programs Video
Sibling Support Group For siblings and cousins of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, Social Anxiety and associated social/behavioral difficulties. This workshop will cover a range of topics, such as tolerance, coping strategies, focusing on your sibling’s or cousin’s strengths, disclosure, fairness, creating quality time, and finding common ground. Download the flyer here…Siblings Support Group 2016
Project Child Find – download the flyer to learn more about if you are concerned your child is developing or learning differently. Project Child Find
Check out the West Bergen News! West Bergen’s newsletter that provides information on our Programs, Groups, Events and other happenings at West Bergen. Download it here! West Bergen News – June 2016
Monthly Spotlight: June is National Safety Month! View some tips on our Monthly Spotlight – June 2016
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!
New Office Opens! The West Bergen Counseling Group at 860 Wyckoff Avenue, Mahwah, is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! IMPORTANT INFO: The new phone number for our Access Department is 201-485-7172 if you need to contact us for services or information.
West Bergen Receives Organization of the Year by the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce! On December 11th, West Bergen received the 2015 Organization of the Year through the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce. A member since 2001, West Bergen is extremely grateful to the Chamber for the opportunity to submit a nomination and for this prestigious award. Excerpts from the nomination submission include:Read More
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