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Advocacy Victories Improving Access to Mental Health Care

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With the strength of its approximately 900 members, support of its lobby firm, and in collaboration with other NJ mental health stakeholders, NJPA member advocates spent months gathering data, meeting with lawmakers and their staffs, testifying on bills, and developing educational, science-based materials to support initiatives that will have a positive impact on the delivery of mental health care in New Jersey. All advocacy efforts were successful, and millions of dollars were secured in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget to support Psychiatric Workforce Expansion in New Jersey!

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NJPPC Family Letters

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Learn about the NJPPC

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NJPPC Family Letters – Spanish

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Learn about the NJPPC

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Helping Families Reconnect

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APA Foundation Notice.Talk.Act.® at School offers these resources to aid all family members in moving away from isolation and towards connection across the entire family. In this resource, you will […]

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Motivational Interviewing Techniques for Parents

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APA Foundation Notice.Talk.Act.® at School offers OARS, an interactive motivational interviewing technique used to facilitate an open conversation. This OARS Brochure for Parents supports parents in establishing and maintaining a […]

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What does it mean to be a D.O.? Understanding Your Providers.

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D.O. refers to doctorate in osteopathic medicine. Unfortunately, as many osteopaths can attest, this does little to elucidate what professional training, licensure, patient care philosophy, and scope of practice a […]

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Patient Resource Document

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The aim of this Patient Resource Guide is to be a nonpartisan source of information for our readers and for those in need. The NJPA does not specifically endorse any […]

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Reduce Stigma…Increase Access to Care

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Mary Ann Uzzi, Founder Paramus & Bergen County Stigma-Free Zone, Care Plus NJ Trustee  Lately the word “stigma” has been getting more attention.  This is a good thing, but you […]

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Pediatric Integrated Collaborative Care: An Advocacy Victory for NJ Children and Youth

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Debra E. Koss, MD, FAACAP NJPA Senior Vice President One in five youth experience mental illness severe enough to impact normal development. Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness […]

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A Patient’s Guide for Affordable Psychiatric Medication

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Robert Bransfield, MD; Linda Gochfeld, MD; Jeff Mattes, MD Background Medications for psychiatric problems are an important part of mental health treatment; however, cost can be an obstacle to your […]

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NJPPC Family Letters

Learn about the NJPPC (available for download in English and Spanish).

NJPPC Family Letters – Spanish

Learn about the NJPPC (available for download in English and Spanish).

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