We have an extensive, proven history of changing lives through:


Advocating for the treatment of people living with severe and persistent mental illness.


Providing the highest quality direct services to those in need.


Educating the public in mental health awareness and wellness.


Helping every individual we serve in every way we can realize their goals when it comes to wellness and recovery.

Mental  Illness  is  REAL.

If you are having an emotional crisis, click here to contact the New Jersey Mental Health Helpline.


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Our Mission

The mission of the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc. is to promote mental health, including the integration of physical healthcare, to improve the care and treatment of individuals with mental illness, and to remove the stigma associated with emotional and mental disorders.

The Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc. is a recognized leader in mental health systems change throughout northern New Jersey.

MHA Upcoming Events

Recent Blog Posts

MHAEM Unveils Public Art Initiative at Newark Penn Station

The Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, together with NJ TRANSIT, unveiled its public art project Out in the Open. In it Together, at Newark Penn Station on October 16, to bring awareness to the impact that mental illness has on families. Five large-scale...

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Community Companion

A Community Companion is a volunteer who is matched with someone in the community who is living with a mental illness. Volunteers complete a training program and then commit two hours a week for a minimum of three months to spend quality time with their match. To get...

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