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CBH Care proudly announced in March that Leonie Prince, M.D. has been promoted to the role of Medical Director for all CBH Care programs and services.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for high school students and their administrators regarding the social isolation that many students are feeling.

CBH Care is proud to announce that Michele Hart-Loughlin is the organization’s new Director of Community Engagement and Special Projects.

In December, over 40 CBH Care supporters joined together via Zoom to participate in a mozzarella making demonstration and virtual class to help raise funds for the organization. Led by Lyndhurst “Mootz Man” Vincent Morelli, the CBH Care participants tuned in to learn how to make their own mozzarella from the ingredients supplied in fundraising kits ordered through CBH Care.

Devon entered the CBH Care’s KARE (Kearny Adolescent Residential Experience) program at age 16 due to severe depression and family issues. She had difficulty expressing herself in a positive way and used drugs and alcohol to numb her feelings, which often led to her engaging in impulsive and dangerous behaviors.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many annual fundraising campaigns that nonprofits rely on to support their important work. For nonprofits such as CBH Care, which serves the behavioral and mental health needs of consumers and their families in Bergen County and the surrounding area, the cancellation of its Annual Culinary Adventure Gala could have meant the postponement of important targeted upgrades to facilities.  

Spencer Savings Bank recently made a $7,500 donation to CBH Care, in support of mental health services in its community.

The past few months have gone by so quickly yet it feels like a lifetime ago when we had some normalcy. We feel the frustration and uncertainty. There has been so much focus on staying safe, being well, taking precautions and although this has been important and necessary, I want to focus on positives.

CBH Care is announcing the results of its Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) yearly report for its Wellness & Support Center, which provides Bergen County residents with urgent care and early intervention mental health support services.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) recognized mental health advocate leaders while celebrating 35 years of support, education and advocacy in July. Lara Zucker, CBH Care's IFSS Program Coordinator and NAMI Bergen County President, received the Affiliate Leadership Award for her hard work and dedication to helping individuals and families with mental illness.

Bergen Magazine recently published an interview with CBH Care Executive Director Sue Devlin about how people can best cope with stress during the COVID-19 crisis. The Q&A is below: 

As we continue to provide services for our consumers, we move forward with our staff’s safety in mind.  We have relocated program personnel to remote therapy services, or telehealth.  This allows us to continue to offer services to youth and adults while ensuring everyone is safe.

Sue Devlin, Executive Director of CBH Care, addresses COVID-19 and the steps the organization is taking in order to maintain the safety of consumers and staff.

Meadowlands Chamber partners with CBH Care and others to raise money for nonprofits in the area

CBH Care partners with the Bergen County Division of Mental Health Services staff and mental health awareness agencies to teach Mental Health First Aid to Fort Lee High Schoolers in a County-wide pilot program

CBH Care Provides Mental Health First Aid Training for Carlstadt Borough Employees, in order to help detect and deal with mental health crises

Saturday morning’s Annual Caring Community Event, held at Christ Church, provided hundreds of people with free meals, live entertainment, and dozens of crocheted blankets, courtesy of members of CBH Care’s Crochet and Knitting group.

CBH Care receives 37 gift certificates from The Whole Woman, LLC to distribute to individuals in residential programs

Last month, CBH Care staff was proud to provide Stress and Anxiety training to Bergen County Region V at their Oradell headquarters. Over 30 Region 5 employees participated.

CBH Care Partners with Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce for Holiday Giving

Yesterday, CBH Care staff in their Hackensack office wore “ugly sweaters” and brought in cooking recipes, which are being compiled into a staff booklet. 

Saturday night, CBH Care leadership joined an Oradell Girl Scout Troop in donating 15 bags of children and adults' clothing to the 30th Annual Community Service Dinner at Hackensack’s Christ Episcopal Church

The 50th Anniversary Gala of CBH Care honored several community members who have embodied CBH Care's mission of promoting awareness about mental health, and making treatment more accessible

The November 1 event launched County-wide pilot program for teen Mental Health First Aid Training, with the participation of Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and the National Council for Behavioral Health..

Former CBH Care Executive Director Pete Scerbo Accepts the Ann Klein Advocates Award for his 49 Years of Service to Community Mental Healthcare

CBH Care Facilitates a Mental Health Family Support Group Every Sunday, which has always met in an informal, dining setting, and allowed its attendees to forge meaningful relationships with one another.

This Saturday morning, CBH Care leadership attended the 7th Annual Health Fair for Adults in Ridgefield Park

Two Time Superbowl winning former New York Giant Lee Rouson was the special guest at CBH Care's annual golf and tennis outing to promote mental health awareness. Rouson has dedicated his post playing career to helping young men understand addressing mental and behavioral health is a sign of strength, not weakness.

CBH Care has received certification from CARF international for its excellent programs which cater to the individual needs of teens, adults and senior citizens with mental and behavioral health disorders.

Mollie Greene, Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families Visits CBH Care to discuss the resources available to New Jersey children

CBH Care, the community-based mental and behavioral healthcare provider, is honoring the mission of National Suicide Prevention Month

CBH Care also administers the Bergen County Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) Program, a county-wide support service for the families of adult relatives with mental illness. 
To attend the Family-to-Family Education or learn more about the IFSS Program, both of which are free, Bergen County residents are encouraged to call Lara Zucker at 201-296-6011. To register for the Monday evening program at CBH Care’s Hackensack facility, contact Malikah Lumumba at 646-529-9146. For the Wednesday evening program in Upper Saddle River, contact Peggy Whelahan at 201-785-9076.

CBH Care, the Hackensack-based community mental and behavioral healthcare provider that aids over 4,000 consumers annually, attended the Bergen County Department of Human Services Annual Senior Picnic yesterday at Van Saun County Park, meeting with dozens of seniors.

Sue Devlin, Executive Director of Northern New Jersey-based behavioral and mental healthcare organization CBH Care, issued a statement praising the bill signed by Governor Phil Murphy last Friday.

CBH Care, a leading mental and behavioral healthcare non-profit that operates three facilities in Bergen County, treated their staff at all three locations to fresh ice cream from a Mr. Softee truck. The ice cream vendor visited Hackensack and Lyndhurst facilities on Tuesday and Westwood today, all expenses paid by CBH Care.

CBH Care, a mental healthy facility in the greater Bergen County area, has increased enrollment in New Directions, its therapeutic after-school-program for 12-17 year-olds.

CBH Care hosted its 8th Annual Culinary Adventure Food & Wine Tasting, with special guest, mental health advocate, and Grammy Award-winning Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC.

The non-profit printed 500 lime green t-shirts that read “CBH Care Proud to Be Stigma-Free” for staff, and consumers to wear, especially during casual Fridays during the month of May, also known as Mental Health Awareness Month.

Sue Devlin, Executive Director of CBH Care, a leading behavioral and mental healthcare non-profit operating the only postpartum treatment center in Bergen County, issues a statement about postpartum depression.

At CBH Care, licensed clinicians assess students’ well-being and suitability to return to school after suspensions.

CBH Care operates an emergency wellness center to assist hundreds of people when they experience a dangerous mental health crisis and provides intake and counseling within 48 hours of an initial assessment.

Sue Devlin, Executive Director at CBH Care, the North Jersey-based community mental and behavioral health service, issued a statement supporting this legislation, which has passed both the State Senate and the Assembly, and currently awaits Governor Phil Murphy’s signature.

Thanks to the generosity of Scerbo’s friends, colleagues, and members of CBH Care's Board of Trustees, $42,000 was raised for Peter Scerbo Scholarship's initial endowment.

CBH Care has returned to its roots of being run by all women with Susan Devlin, Andrea Hickey, and Cheryl Tormo on the executive team.