Virtual Individual Support
In an effort to continue delivering quality care and support during the pandemic , the Outpatient Counseling Program is now offering Telehealth Services via video conferencing technology. This new platform will ensure continued access to individual, couple and family counseling as well as psychiatric services for the members of our community. Services are provided licensed clinical professionals and a Board Certified Psychiatrist.
This service is limited to individuals and families who receive Medicaid, or who are uninsured and meet low income guidelines.
For more information please call Shara Rondon at 973-478-4444 Ext.110 or email SRondon@mhapassaic.org
Peer Outreach Support Team/Community Advocate Program
During this time many of us are trying to adjust to a new routine. This can be difficult when the things we do to stay well and connected to others aren’t available in the same way.
Peer to Peer Connections is a telephone support program currently being offered to adults living in Passaic County who are in recovery from a mental health condition and co occurring substance use disorders.
How does it work? Trained Peer Support workers, individuals also in recovery from a mental health condition, can offer regularly scheduled telephone support calls that are based on a mutually developed support plan.
Types of support offered can include: Wellness and Recovery tools, Coping Skills, Maintaining Sobriety, Using the Internet for Virtual Groups and Activities, Boredom Busters, Creative Expression, Strategies to stay well,Relaxation and Stress Reduction exercises, friendly conversation and many others.
Peer to Peer Support Connections is a non crisis telephone support opportunity offered through our Peer Outreach Support Team and Community Outreach Program.
For more information or to apply please contact us at 973-478-4444 ext.116.
IOC (Involuntary Outpatient Commitment Program)
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) referrals are being reviewed on a limited case-by-case basis.
Currently the IOC team is providing support phone calls, assistance with community referrals, advocacy and assistance to enrolled participants. IOC continues to encourage participants who need extra support during this time to call the on-call phone number. IOC team members are working with treatment providers to ensure the well-being of IOC participants during this difficult time. Please contact IOC staff if you have any questions or need any other IOC related information 973-478-4444 ext.123 for Diana Ramirez, email:DRamirez@mhapassaic.org or ext.115. for Marjorie Izaguirre, email:MIzaguirre@mhapassaic.org