Behavioral Health Services St. Joseph's Health serves adults, adolescents and children with a specific focus on those individuals with serious and persistent mental illness and dual diagnosis. Service delivery is client-centered and based on the principles of wellness and recovery and our core values of dignity, justice, excellence and stewardship.

The mission of the Department of Psychiatry is to provide a wide range of programs and facilities enabling consumers of the mental health services to function as productively and independently as possible for the enrichment of the individual. The primary goal is to help consumers reach and maintain their highest level of functioning socially, psychologically, vocationally, economically and in their living arrangements of choice.

Adult Residential Services

Adult Residential Services consists of 33 community beds licensed by the NJ Division of Mental Health Services for chronically and persistently mentally ill adults who require varying levels of supervision to maintain their level of functioning in the community. All beds are transitional by design with the goal of attaining…
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Community Support Services

  Community Support Services are available to consumers with a chronic and persistent mental illness who live independently, or wish to live independently, and who are at risk of hospitalization.  Consumers involved with Community Support Services create unique personalized Individualized Rehabilitation Plans. Services are provided through an individualized skills teaching…
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Psychiatric Inpatient Services

The St. Joseph’s University Medical Center’s Psychiatric Inpatient Services are provided in a 24-bed adult voluntary unit, which offers a multidisciplinary milieu therapy model of treatment. This unit is located on the campus of St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. Visiting is limited to specific hours. Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 p.m.…
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