News from the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris

Check out our blog for regular updates on featured programs and services, exciting upcoming events, and up-to-the-minute news from the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris!

CODE BLUE: NJ Warming Centers

In response to the extreme weather over the next few days, MHAEM's PATH teams (Essex and Morris) are working closely with the local police departments, warming stations and shelters to assure our homeless without an address have shelter from the cold during the day...

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Board Member to Debut Film at Cannes Film Festival

'Beyond the Silence', a film by William Michael Barbee, a Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris County board member, was inspired to create a film based on his own life and raise awareness about the issues facing the mentally ill. "What I had to do was put my...

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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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Community Rides

If you need transportation for shopping, errands, appointments and other everyday activities, our Community Rides service is here for you.   Available every Wednesday and some Thursdays between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm, Community Rides provides free car service on a...

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Community Garden

Our Community garden is a unique opportunity for consumers to explore healthy living and lifestyles while, at the same time, giving back to the community. Clients from the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris and NewBridge Services take the lead and tend our...

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