Programs on Mental Health
If you are in crisis, and need immediate support or intervention, call, or go the website of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255). Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. If the situation is potentially life-threatening, call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room.
CRISIS TEXT LINE – Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive crisis support via text message.
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Programs
The Ganley Foundation provides educational presentations for schools and community organizations on the topics of mental health, stress reduction, depression, and suicide prevention. These heartfelt and empowering presentations…
Bergen County’s Division of Mental Health became a trailblazer in the movement to end the stigma associated with mental illness by asking Bergen County towns to designate themselves Stigma-Free. Mahwah’s town council and mayor have signed a resolution declaring Mahwah a Stigma-Free Zone!
Kids spend more than eight hours per day, seven days a week on electronic devices. This lecture is an eye-opener and will include tips to help live in the real world and less in the cyber world.
Designed for girls grades 3-8 to learn about gratitude, courage, confidence and setting goals while experiencing different ways to move
A Partnership For Change’s teen dating abuse forums are designed to give high school students information on the important issue of dating abuse.
The Sefcik family will share their pain over losing their son T.J. They will discuss their experiences, help families to recognize signs of teen depression and give advice and information to help other families better understand teens in crisis.
Empowering Young Women Through Motion! Designed for girls grades 4-8 to learn about gratitude, courage, confidence, and setting goals, while training for their first 5K!
Dr. Bradley’s respect-based philosophy is at the heart of the presentations he has given to thousands of parents who are seeking ways to communicate with their adolescent children. It’s also something he practices daily as he and his wife raise their two children.
Ryan's story is dedicated to the memory of Ryan Halligan and for all young people suffering in silence from the pain of bullying and having thoughts of suicide.
BULLYGUARD™ is a high energy, empowering seminar that educates children on what to expect from a bully and how to deal with it in a non-aggressive way, before it escalates.
Jeff is a professional teen and parent communicator and understands teens and their behaviors. Jeff’s popular messages include topics like violence, bullying, mental health, suicide, drugs and alcohol, respect, and choices.
Dan Davis is an internationally known motivational speaker with a sense of caring and passion for life while confronting the conflicts and pressures that face students today.
Chris Herren is former NBA basketball player, motivational speaker, author and sobriety advocate who struggled with substance abuse for much of his basketball career.