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Atlantic County Government
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Division of Intergenerational Services

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

DIVISION OF INTERGENERATIONAL SERVICES

File is in PDF format.2010 Mental Health Plan
FY 2000 - 2005 Atlantic County Mental Health Plan
Mental Health Advisory Board
Community Mental Health Resource Page
Division of Intergenerational Homepage
Mental Health Administration

Adult Services System

The Atlantic County Mental Health Administrator serves as the liaison between the Mental Health Advisory Board and county government, the New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services and other county, regional, state and federal mental health planning and policy groups involved with State funded mental health programs for adults.

Children's System of Care

The Mental Health Administrator serves as the liaison between the Atlantic County Children's Interagency Coordinating Council (CIACC) and county government, the New Jersey Division of Child Behavioral Health Services and other county, regional and state planning bodies involved with State funded services for children with emotional and behavioral disturbances and their families.

Any member of the community may contact the Mental Health Administrator regarding:

  • accessing mental health services for themselves, their children or others
  • questions or concerns about the mental health system or services.
  • information and referral to community based services/resources
  • support services for consumers and families
  • advocacy organizations

Youth Mental Health First Aid Classes 

The Mental Health Association in Atlantic County is offering classes on Youth Mental Health First Aid which aims to help parents, caregivers and professionals who work with youth age 12-18 to identify typical adolescent behavior as well as symptoms that require attention. Topics include: assisting a youth in crisis; identifying risk factors and warning signs for anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance abuse; and learning about and locating community resources.  National curriculum taught by certified trainers.  Through grant funding provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Red Cross, organizations and individuals qualify for no-cost scholarships.  Call Jaime Angelini (609) 652-3800 ext. 308.

You may contact Sally Williams, Mental Health Administrator at (609) 645-7700, extension 4307.

Click here for the Community Mental Health Resource Page