Mental and Behavioral Health continue to be a top health care concern of area residents identified in Healthier Middlesex’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA, 2019). Middlesex County residents reporting 14 or more poor mental health days out of the last 30 days ranked in the lowest quartile compared to the County Health Rankings benchmark. Working with our partners at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Alliance for a Healthier New Brunswick, Healthier Middlesex has created a comprehensive guide to assist community-based and faith-based organizations as they help their clients and parishioners with behavioral health resources. This guide provides the community with basic information about behavioral health issues. In addition, it contains a comprehensive list of resources offering support and services for behavioral health and substance abuse issues. Step-by-step instructions are provided to assist access to the resources available on the Internet.
For an electronic version of the guide or to download the PDF please visit: http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/community_health/other/healthier-new-brunswick/behavioral-health-guide