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Online Resources — Mental Health

Circle of Care: A Guidebook for Mental Health Caregivers
The National Alliance for Caregiving has developed a Circle of Care: A Guidebook for Mental Health Caregivers. This guidebook emerged from a national study on mental health caregiving released in February 2016, On Pins and Needles: Caregivers with Mental Illness.
Information: Click here                                                                                                                 To access the guidebook visit: Click here                                                                                    To access the study visit: Click here

Juvenile Justice System in New Jersey: A Family Guide in Spanish
The NCMHJJ serves as the national focal point for the collection, development, and dissemination of information and resources on youth with mental health needs in contact with the juvenile justice system. The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) has recently posted NJPC's Navigating the Juvenile Justice System in New Jersey:  A Family Guide in Spanish on their website: Navegando por el Sistema de Justicia Juvenil en Nueva Jersey: Una Guía Familiar.
Click here

The English version of the Guide is available under New Resources for Family Involvement:
PDF Icon PDF   Click here 

The Guide and Training Resources are available for download on the New Jersey Parents Caucus website:
Click here or email

NJ Mental Health Cares
New Jersey’s mental health information and referral service, with experienced staff of mental health professionals who understand the mental health system and can connect you to information and services. 
Click here or call 866.202.HELP (4357)

Roadmap to Behavioral Health: A Guide to Using Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services 
The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) designed this publication as a behavioral health resource which provides important information about mental health and substance use disorder services, including definitions of behavioral health terms, how to find services, receive treatment, and obtain follow-up care.
Click here

Printed copies will soon be available to order, please reference publication number 12005 when ordering: Click here

For more information or to download the CMS companion to this guide, "From Coverage to Care" (C2C) Click here or email  

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