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Health and Wellness Concerns

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Alcohol/Drugs

On-Campus:

Alcohol and Drug Education Program (ADEP) – Forcina Hall, Room 308
The Alcohol and Drug Education Program (ADEP) is committed to providing educational support services to the campus community and to create an atmosphere in which alcohol use is not the central focus of all social events. The program stresses choice, personal responsibility and understanding of consequences in deciding to use alcohol and/or other drugs.

Collegiate Recovery Program – Forcina Hall, Room 308
The College of New Jersey’s Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) provides comprehensive supports to students in recovery from alcohol and/or other drugs. Lion’s House and the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC), it is a community of students working towards growth, sobriety, and academic excellence. Lion’s House and the CRC is a place where students can actively work on recovery and positive change. RECreate Your Night is a program that provides students with healthy options for having fun. This program is open to all students. Having healthy options for recreation serves to reduce substance abuse and provide additional support to students in recovery.

Other Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Learn the facts about the most commonly abused drugs. Each drug page includes a brief overview, street and clinical names, the effects of the drug on the brain and body, statistics and trends, and relevant publications and articles written by NIDA researchers and scientists.

SMART Recovery 

Disability Support Services

On-Campus

Disability Support Services – Roscoe West, Room 121
Disability Support Services (DSS) collaborates with students, faculty, staff and guests to advance access within the campus community and to further extend both the mission of The College of New Jersey and the mission of the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to persons with disabilities. As part of this effort, DSS promotes an awareness of disability as a facet of diversity with underpinnings of collaborative efforts being rooted in social justice.

Grief / Bereavement

Mental Health

On-Campus Resources
Anti-Violence Initiatives Forcina Hall, Room 308
Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) offers confidential counseling and support services for students who have been directly or indirectly impacted by power-based personal violence (i.e. sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking).

Counseling and Prevention Services (CAPS) Mental Health Services (MHS), Eickhoff Hall Room 107
CAPS Mental Health Services (MHS) provides group counseling, workshops, brief individual counseling and referral services to TCNJ students. Services are confidential; no record of counseling appears on the student’s permanent academic record. MHS is staffed by a team of licensed mental health professionals as well as interns from both master’s and doctoral degree granting programs, under direct supervision from licensed professionals. During the initial consultation with the student, the student and the therapist will create a plan best suited to meet the students’ needs.

Community Counseling Collaborative – Forcina Hall, Suite 413-415
The Community Counseling Collaborative (CCC) is a new Health and Wellness initiative at TCNJ to bring licensed mental health providers on campus to provide low-cost, longer-term mental health care to our students. Offices are located on the 4th floor of Forcina Hall, Suite 413-415. Access to services at the CCC can be coordinated through CAPS and the Dean of Students Office – but clinicians can also be contacted directly for appointment availability (see website).

Center for Integrative Wellness (CIW), Forcina Hall, Room 124
CIW is a training clinic and holistic health center on campus that provides low-cost (and longer-term mental health) services to TCNJ students, faculty, staff and community members.

Click here to view flyer.

Healing Arts Club
We are a group of below average finger painters and the next Van Gogh’s promoting mental health and wellness through art! Our mission is to create a judgement free environment to help students cope with the daily stressors of college life through art. Our club meets monthly to explore different mediums such as paint, watercolor, pencil, clay, and more! No art experience is necessary. healingarts@tcnj.edu
Find them on the Roar app!

To Write Love on Her Arms
TWLOHA is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. Our Uchapter is a social club organized around connecting with other people who are passionate about TWLOHA’s mission. twloha@tcnj.edu
Find them on the Roar app!

Off-Campus Resources

CAPS MHS Database
CAPS MHS maintains a referral database with local and regional community providers who have been vetted by CAPS MHS. Included on this referral database are individual mental health providers, Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP), Partial Hospitalization Programs (PH), and drug and alcohol rehab facilities. Click here for access.

All Access Mental Health (AAMH)Outpatient Treatment
Provides outpatient treatment services for children, adolescents, and adults with a diversity of psychological, psychiatric, and developmental problems.
819 Alexander Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, (609) 452-2088

Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton – Mental Health
Behavioral health care program that provides psychotherapy and counseling for people with behavioral, emotional, psychiatric and substance abuse concerns.
(800) 360-7711 – Toll Free Access Center, (609) 394-3202 – Intake Information

Counseling Center at Monmouth Junction
An outpatient treatment center for adults and adolescents that provides a full spectrum of mental health and substance abuse services.
1100 Cornwall Rd, Suite 111, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, (732) 419-4000

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County
Offers confidential treatment of individuals and families, of all ages, experiencing personal or relationship problems.
For Initial Assessments, Appointments, or Intake, please call (609) 987-8100 Ext. 102
707 Alexander Rd, Suite 102, Princeton, NJ 08540

Millhill Child and Family DevelopmentCounseling Services
Offers individual, family and group counseling, psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring and case management services for children and adults ages 4 to 64.
101 Oakland Street,Trenton, NJ 08618, (609) 989-7333, Monday thru Friday 9am to 9pm

Oaks Integrated CareOutpatient Counseling Services, Lawrenceville
Child, adult, and family counseling services at a number of community locations throughout Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, and Cumberland Counties.
2550 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, 1-800-963-3377

Other Resources

NJMentalHealthCares1-866-202-HELP(4357) (TTY 1-877-294-4356)
New Jersey’s behavioral health information and referral service. Our staff of behavioral care specialists uses their experience and understanding of the behavioral health system to provide callers information and connect them to the behavioral health and services they need, such as: legal, housing, employment, rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient, self-help and more. Our professional staff also provides supportive counseling, psycho-education, advocacy and telephone case management to ensure every caller is linked to their desired service plan.
1-866-202-HELP(4357) (TTY 1-877-294-4356) — free, confidential mental health information and referral.

Mental Health Association in New Jersey The Mental Health Association in New Jersey strives for mental health for children and adults through advocacy, education, training, and services.

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI): Mercer County

Psychology TodaySearch for a therapist, psychiatrist or support group.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Physical Illness / Medical

Call 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency!

On-Campus Resources

Student Health Services, Eickhoff Hall, Room 107
Student Health Services provides, promotes, supports, and integrates individual healthcare, clinical preventive services, clinical treatment for illness, patient education, and public health responsibilities.

Student Health Insurance

Off-Campus Resources

Capital Health Medical Center

Capital Health Regional Medical Center

CVS Minute Clinic

InFocus Urgent Care

MedExpress Urgent Care

Princeton Medical Center

The Robbins Pharmacy

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Hamilton

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