The Latest News

  • March 17th, 2020

    3/17 Update on COVID-19

    While we understand the necessity of social distancing, we also understand and emphasize the importance of social interaction and connection for many of the individuals that we serve. CarePlus is working to implement the most effective action plan in response to the public health emergency surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, while maintaining service as essential personnel. […]

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  • February 4th, 2020

    ‘With Us, It’s Working With Pride:’ Legally Blind Passaic Woman Finds New Life Purpose At CarePlus Workforce Solutions shares an article that sheds light on Maria Moya’s journey to finding employment in spite of her disability. CarePlus Workforce Solutions helped employ Maria find the right job for her. “When we look at a lot of statistics when it comes to employment, the disabled struggled the most with finding and retaining jobs,” explains […]

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  • November 5th, 2019

    Bullying Can Take a Toll on a Teen’s Mental Health

    In an article by New Jersey 101.5, they address the mental health issues that arise from bullying and how to notice the signs of a bullying. The Pew Research Center reports that 59% of teens say they had been bullied or harassed online and many feel that teachers, social media companies and politicians are doing […]

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  • November 5th, 2019

    CarePlus to Enhance Young Adult Addiction Services With Grant Funding

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Targeted Capacity Expansion Initiative awarede Care Plus NJ Inc. $375,000 in annual grant funding over the next three years to expand and enhance its continuum of care for substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders for adolescents and young adults in Bergen County and the surrounding area. […]

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  • September 17th, 2019

    SAMHSA awards CarePlus $4M+ to Expand Services to Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

    In an article published by ROI, they highlight the announcement of that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded it a $4 million grant to expand on its Supported Employment Program for individuals with persistent and serious mental illness at CarePlus.  CarePlus said its current Supported Employment Program, funded by the New Jersey Division […]

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  • August 27th, 2019

    CarePlus Gets $1M To Expand Opioid Abuse Programs

    The state’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to Care Plus Inc. to expand its recovery support services to those battling opioid addiction in northern New Jersey. “The lives of countless individuals coping with opioid use disorder will be changed through the expanded funding and further […]

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  • July 5th, 2019

    The biggest contributor to stigma is a lack of education about the nature of mental illnesses

    ROI-NJ shared an article as part of the Mental Health Champions series: “The biggest contributor to stigma is a lack of education about the nature of mental illnesses.” featuring CarePlus President/CEO Joe Masciandaro: “The biggest contributor to stigma is a lack of education about the nature of mental illnesses. Often, there are not physiological signs […]

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  • June 6th, 2019

    New Transportation Fund Launched

    At the 21st Annual Courage Awards Gala on June 4, 2019, the CarePlus Foundation launched the “Transportation Fund” to help to remove a major obstacle to care. CarePlus considers “Access to Social Supports and Services” to be the fourth pillar of Integrated Behavioral Health Care. The CarePlus Foundation has had grant allocations that address the […]

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  • May 23rd, 2019

    CarePlus Welcomes Daniel Finch, MD as VP of Population Health Strategies

    In an article by ROI NJ, they discuss the future of healthcare and how CarePlus NJ  and others plan to improve it’s services and access to care. CarePlus NJ, a pioneer in primary and behavioral health care services, has named Dr. Daniel Finch the Vice President of population health strategies and director of psychiatric urgent […]

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  • May 6th, 2019

    2019 NJBIZ Health Care Heroes finalists

      The NJBIZ Health Care Hero awards honor individuals, and organizations, making a positive impact on the condition of health care in the state. Congratulations to Tara Augustine, Chief Executive Officer for the Paradigm Therapeutic Day School for being a 2019 Health Care Hero Finalist. Read more on this here:

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