Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 7 – 13, 2018


This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and the campaign theme started by the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) is Curing Stigma. Stigma is a major reason that many people don’t seek help for mental illness, and this week we are fighting to end stigma.

From NAMI.org

Why is it important to end stigma?

Approximately 1 in 5 Americans live with mental illness. Stigma causes these people to avoid seeking help because the outside world might see their conditions as strange, abnormal and something to be avoided. If we actively work to end stigma, everyone who lives with a mental illness can begin to get the help they need.

How can you help end stigma against mental illness?

If someone you love confides in you, take them seriously. Offer to help in any way that you can. If you are experiencing mental illness, please know you are not alone and seek out help.

How can we here at GenPsych help?

At GenPsych, we offer mental health services for children, adolescents and adults. We’re located at five facilities in New Jersey. Click here for a full list of our programs.

One of our newest programs, Urgent Care, can help you or a loved one when you’re in need of urgent mental health help right away. Available at our Brick, Bridgewater, Lawrenceville and Livingston locations you can make an appointment or walk in.

Our Urgent Care experts will provide:

  • Crisis Stabilization for ALL Ages

  • Immediate Evaluations (Psychiatrist & Child Psychiatrist Available)

  • Outpatient Ambulatory Detox

  • Urgent Medication Management

  • Immediate Prescription Refill

  • Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm

  • ALL Insurances ACCEPTED

For more information please call 855-436-7792 or click here to make an appointment.

About GenPsych

GenPsych PC is the premier New Jersey mental health outpatient treatment provider with various levels of care. We offer a Partial Care Program, Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Individual Outpatient services. GenPsych Specializes in Depression Treatment, Anxiety Treatment, Eating Disorder Treatment and Substance Abuse Treatment.

We offer psychiatric evaluations, medication protocols, substance abuse treatment, group therapy, individual therapy, and family therapy at all our locations.

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