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  • March 1st, 2021

    Customer Satisfaction Survey

    Care Plus NJ is in the process of evaluating the quality of our services. This includes the quality of the services that we currently provide as well as the types of new services we should plan to develop. Your feedback as a direct consumer is critical for our evaluation. We are asking you to participate […]

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  • January 28th, 2021

    How to Recognize Mental Health Disorders in Children

      Mental health disorders are often thought to be an adult health problem, but these disorders can begin at any age. Mental health disorders in children and adolescents can be especially difficult for parents, teachers or other caregivers to spot. Though children suffer from the same mental health disorders that affect adults, the symptoms and […]

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  • January 27th, 2021

    Are Support Groups Right For You?

    What is a Support Group? Members of a support group are made up of people who are overcoming similar obstacles. Group members provide each other with a safe space where they can share their experiences and feelings and receive guidance, feedback and support. Support groups offer coping strategies as well as a sense of community […]

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  • January 19th, 2021

    Taking Care of Your Mental Health Before, During and After Pregnancy

      Approximately one in seven women, and one in ten dads, experience postpartum depression symptoms. Pregnancy can be a rollercoaster of emotions that often continues after delivery. You experience a major shift in your experiences, your feelings and your hormones. Having a baby is challenging and is a life-altering event, so changes in your mental […]

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  • January 4th, 2021

    How to Begin Addiction Recovery

    For the person impacted by addiction, knowing how to get support can be overwhelming. If they know they need help, they’ve already taken the first step toward recovery by acknowledging their addiction. But what should they do after that big leap? Seek support from someone with expertise  Find a treatment program that is the right […]

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  • December 8th, 2020

    12/20 Update on COVID-19 Response at CarePlus NJ

    This has been a tough year for all of us. As we reflect on the months that have passed, we must once again acknowledge the incredible dedication of the CarePlus NJ staff. It has been a concerted effort across programs and services, with innovation in administration and creativity in leadership, to support our staff in […]

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  • November 24th, 2020

    What to Expect During Your Telehealth Appointment

    The COVID-19 pandemic has driven telehealth to become a new normal in behavioral health. Telehealth is convenient, effective, safe, eliminates travel and makes seeing a clinician easier and faster.  Some people may not know what to expect and how to prepare, especially if it’s your first telemedicine appointment. We’ll walk you through how to prepare […]

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  • September 25th, 2020

    Virtual Town Hall: Substance Use Disorder Treatment in NJ

    WMBC covers the discussion surrounding the rise of substance abuse.   Dr. Jerry Jospeh, Vice President of Addiction Medicine sheds light on the increase in substance abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Joseph states, “Providers across the spectrum of mental health and substance abuse are seeing people in crisis and waned to continue to advocate for […]

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  • September 16th, 2020

    Medical Leadership Team Announcement

    We’re thrilled to share some big news regarding our medical leadership team! Daniel Finch, MD, PMH-C has been appointed to Chief Medical Officer and will oversee our medical leadership team, which has been enhanced with the addition of Jerry Joseph, MD in the role of Vice President of Addiction Medicine and the promotion of Tanya Lewis, MD to Vice President of Psychiatry. […]

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  • September 15th, 2020

    Overdose Deaths in NJ May Hit Record High

    NJspotlight.com cover the increase in drug overdoses in New Jersey related to pandemic stress. Experts warned that drug and alcohol addictions were likely to increase during the coronavirus pandemic and they appear to be right: In New Jersey, overdose deaths rose 17% over last year by July. While the gap has lessened some since then, […]

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