“CSPNJ shares a vision of healing and hope that is promoted by choice, freedom, inclusion and de-stigmatization. Our greatest resource is the life experiences of persons working through their own recovery.”
Visit the CPSNJ Community Resource Library. The Community Resource Library provides the CSPNJ community access to resources from across New Jersey, as well as online resources that support the health and wellness of people using our services, as well as benefiting both peer and non-peer staff. Launched in May 2020, the initial entries were included for their ability to address urgent needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Over time the Library will expand to an up-to-date NJ-based county-by-county list of verified resources.Learn More
Due to the social distancing we are all practicing to slow the spread of COVID-19, most recovery groups are not meeting in person. You can still get help. Many programs have regularly scheduled virtual meetings that are increasing in number each day. Magellan Healthcare knows how hard recovery can be, so they have provided helpful information about virtual meetings for several programs at this link. Similarly, Smart Recovery is also providing opportunities for virtual meetings and can be reached by clicking here. And lastly, the Office of National Drug Control Policy is providing a list of virtual recovery resources that you can find here.
The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is an agency responsible for improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental disorders.
An initiative that educates and exposes youth to understanding mental illnesses, to transform stigma and discrimination to acceptance.
The National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse is a peer-run national technical assistance and resource center that fosters recovery, self-determination, and community inclusion. The Clearinghouse serves individuals with lived experience of a mental health condition, peer-run service and advocacy organizations, family members, mental health professionals and service providers, policy makers, and the public. The Clearinghouse connects people to self-help and advocacy resources and offers expertise to and about peer-run groups and organizations that serve individuals who have been diagnosed with mental health conditions. The Clearinghouse publishes a monthly e-newsletter, the Key Update, which offers news and resources on a variety of mental health-related topics.