• Community Health Improvement Partnership of Bergen County

    Task Forces

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse | Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Community Health Improvement Partnership of Bergen County Task Forces

    Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Task Force

    Developing Resources to End Stigma

    The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force is working to take the stigma out of mental illness by making mental health and substance abuse resources available and developing and distributing educational materials.

    Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Task Force

    Partnering with the Community to Promote Wellness

    The Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force is working to promote healthy eating and increased physical activity in an effort to prevent obesity. 

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse

    Community Health Improvement Partnership of Bergen County Task Force

    The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force is working to take the stigma out of mental illness, decrease the number of young people who are consuming alcohol and using substances, decrease the number of adults engaging in binge drinking and make mental health and substance abuse resources available. Task force members also develop and distribute educational materials.

     

    Responding to a Mental Health Crisis

    The CHIP of Bergen County partnered with local law enforcement officers, mental health providers and advocates, planning and media specialists to produce a community health message on how to effectively respond to a mental health crisis. The video shows what can happen when a person experiences a mental health crisis and how family members, police and mental health screeners respond to the crisis. 

    View/Download the brochure (.pdf) that corresponds to this training video: 

    Contact The Bergen County Mental Health Board Office at healthdept@co.bergen.nj.us or call 201-634-2750 to:

    • Order FREE copies of this training video on DVD.
    • Request FREE copies of the brochure that corresponds to this training video.
    • Schedule a FREE on-site training in Bergen County.

     

    Contact the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force:

    Kristina Winters, MSW, LSW

    Bergen Regional Medical Center

    kwinters@bergenregional.com

    201-247-7343

    Crystal Wytenus, LPC, LCADC

  • Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Community Health Improvement Partnership of Bergen County Task Force

    The Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force is working to promote healthy eating and increased physical activity in an effort to prevent obesity. The objectives are to increase the number of children and adults consuming five fruits and vegetables and exercising 30-60 minutes daily. The task force promotes a wellness campaign and works with schools and community organizations to make resources available. The task force partners with schools, community colleges, universities, hospitals, and organizations to co-sponsor educational conferences, resource fairs, and workshops.

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  • Contact the Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force:

    Marla Klein

    Partnership Coordinator

    Bergen County Department of Health Services

    Office of Health Promotion

    One Bergen County Plaza, 4th Floor

    Hackensack, N.J. 07601

    mklein@co.bergen.nj.us
    201-634-2693
    201-986-1068 (F)

    Judy Migliaccio

    Health Officer - Paramus

    Paramus Health Department
    1 Jockish Square
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    jmigliaccio@paramusborough.org
    201-265-2100 Ext 633
    201-225-9014 (F)