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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
New Jersey Helps
NJ Addictions Hotline - 1-844-276-2777
New Jersey Hopeline (1-855-NJ-HOPELINE)
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Addictions

Ambulatory Detoxification Guidelines
Vivitrol Injectable Guidelines
Income Eligibility Policy (DASIE)
Hybrid Contract Policy
Extension Request and Appeals Policy
Eligibility for Take-Home Medication
Buprenorphine Guidelines
Ultra Rapid Opiate Detoxification and Rapid Opiate Detoxification

 
 
Mental Health

Number

Effective
Date

Subject

2:01 9/15/82 System of Administrative & Informational Bulletins
2:02  9/22/82 Administrative Order Transmittal
2:03  10/27/82 State Psychiatric Hospital Regions
2:04  8/24/83 Assignment of Cost Center Numbers - Central Office
2:05  4/25/84 Staff Development & Training
 
 
3:01  10/20/82 Guidelines for Handling of Medications in Patients' or Residents' Possession on Admission to Hospitals (rev. 6/6/05)
3:02  11/19/82 Requirements for Issuing a Prescription
3:03  11/22/82 Countersigning of Orders and Prescriptions of Unlicensed Physicians
3:04  11/24/82 Approval for the LPN to Carry the Narcotic Key
3:05  1/26/83 Implementation of A.O. 2:13 Guidelines for Psychotropic Medication
3:06  1/31/83 Hospital Pet Policy
3:08  2/28/83 Unusual Incident Reporting System
3:09  1/9/84 Guidelines to Prevent Contamination & Food Borne Problems Arising from Foodstuffs Prepared on or off Grounds of State Psychiatric Hospitals for Consumption by Institutional Residents
3:10A  2/19/93 Access to Medical Records by Human Services Police
3:11 1/17/84 Kosher Meals
3:12  2/6/84 Transfer of Resident & Non-Resident Mentally Ill Patients Under the Provisions of the Interstate Compact on Mental Health
3:13  7/19/94 Guidelines for Food Services Employees
3:14  7/3/85 Good Food Preparation Practices as Applicable to Food Service Personnel
3:15  7/15/92 Elopement Policy
3:16  4/1/96 Intra-Division Transfers Between State Psychiatric Hospitals - formerly called Clinical Protocols Regarding Hospital Transfers (rev. 5/ 19/11)
3:17  9/20/96 Privileges of Special Status Patients
3:18  10/20/97 Policies & Procedures for Reporting and Investigating Allegations of Patient Abuse & Professional Misconduct (rev. 6/7/13)

Attachment A - Investigative Report Summary
Attachment B - Evaluating the Quality of Investigations
3:19  10/23/98 Electronic Surveillance System:  State Psychiatric Hospitals
3:20  4/6/00 Patient Testing for Blood-Borne & Sexually Transmitted Diseases
3:21  4/20/00 Seclusion & Restraints in the Continuum of Care (rev. 9/26/08)
3:22  3/8/02 Methadone Maintenance in State Hospitals
3:23  3/25/02 Patient Bill of Rights Implementation in State Hospitals
3:24  7/8/02 Compliance with the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) - rev.
3:25  12/11/03 Prevention of Choking
3:26  10/20/06 Onsite TB Testing & Hepatitis B Vaccinations for Hospital Employees (rev. 5/28/15)
3:27  5/24/04 Access to Consumer and Division Information by Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals ACT (PAMII) Agencies (revised March 23, 2015)
3:28  5/1/04 Privacy & Security of Protected Health Information (replaces AB 82-2) (revised May 1, 2015)
3:29  5/12/05 Designation of Special Status Patients
3:30  7/1/05 Admissions to State Hospitals from Designated Screening Centers
3:31  3/27/07 Searches for Contraband in Psychiatric Hospitals
3:32  3/18/09 Assessment & Treatment of Tobacco Addiction in State Psychiatric Hospitals
3:33  4/21/09 Smoke/Tobacco-Free State Psychiatric Hospitals
3:34  3/18/09 Special Observation Procedures (rev. 4/14/09)
3:35  5/1/09 Prescribing Psychotropic Medication in State Psychiatric Hospitals (rev. 12/1/11)
3:36  8/26/10 Prevention and Management of Metabolic Syndrome in State Psychiatric Hospital Patients (rev. 4/2/13)

(Metabolic Syndrome Tracking Form)
3:37  11/17/10 Advance Directives for Mental Health Care
3:38  5/21/14 Guidelines for Use of the Prescription Drug Monitoring in Opioid Treatment Programs
3:39 3/23/15 Patient Access by Non-Staff Visitors and Provider Agencies
3:40 10/5/15 Civil Commitment Courtroom Safety Plan
3:41 3/1/17 Screening and Assessment of Suicial Ideation and Behavior

Attachment S1- Stand Alone
Attachment S1- Integrated
Attachment S2- Discharge
Attachment A1
Attachment A2 - Assessment
3:42 3/17/17 Emergency Medical Response
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4:01 10/26/82 Reporting of Nurses Suspected of Working Without a Valid License
4:02  11/18/82 Scheduling & Compensating Psychiatric Residents for MOD Duty
4:03  11/23/82 Requirements for Admissions to the N.J. Psychiatric Residency Program
4:04  11/30/82 An Act Relating to the Confidentiality of Information & Data Secured by and in the Possession of Utilization Review Committees
4:05  12/1/82 Reporting of Professional Incompetency
4:06  12/2/82 Guidelines for Reporting Unlawful Activities by Licensed Nurses
4:07  2/4/83 Utilization of Employee Handbooks, House Organs and Bulletin Boards
4:08  9/19/83 Review of Continuing Outside Employment
4:09  7/16/84 Uniform Code for Medical Security Officers Employed by the FPH
4:10  7/10/95 Conducting Outside Business Activities on State Time or with State Property
4:11  9/25/95 Use of State Owned Computer Hardware & Software
4:12  2/22/96 Collaboration with Families of Patients Who Are Hospitalized in NJ State Psychiatric Hospitals; Family Partnership Program (revised April 9, 2015)
4:13  11/21/97 Patient Services Compliance Unit (PSCU) (rev. 7/21/00)
4:15  6/13/02 Medical Officer of the Day (revised 3/29/2016)
4:16  7/24/01 Policy on Workplace Violence (applies to DMHS Central Office only)
4:17  12/15/99 Policy on Overtime Eligibility & Compensation (applies to DMHS Central Office only) (rev. 11/17/04)
4:18  12/20/99 Cellular Telephone Circular
4:19  6/6/02 Ethical & Therapeutic Staff/Patient interactions
4:20  11/17/04 Fingerprinting Procedures
4:21  7/1/05 Maintenance On Call Procedures
4:23  2/28/07 Temporary Employment Services of Pool Nurses (rev. 12/3/07)
4:25  9/3/09 Ethical Staff Interactions with the Healthcare Industry (rev. 1/5/17)
4:26 4/14/14 Advance Practice Nurses with Collaborative Agreements and Joint Protocols (Attachment)
4:27 10/1/14 Patient Identification Documents
4:28 10/17/15 Temporary Employment Services of Doctors (Addendum(revised 3/29/2016)
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5:01 10/25/82 Rehabilitation Services Standards
5:02  12/14/82 Patients' Prosthetic Devices
5:03  12/15/82 Sterilization of Patients
5:04



5:04A


5:04B  
9/15/83 The Administration of Psychotropic Medication to Adult Voluntary & Involuntary Patients (rev. 6/4/12)

The Emergency Exception to the Necessity to Obtain Consent to Treatment with Psychotropic Medications

The Non-Emergent Administration of Psychotropic Medication to Non-Consenting Involuntary Patients (Non-Emergent Involuntary Medication Procedure)
5:05 6/24/83 Psychological Service Standards for the Psychiatric Hospitals of the Division of Mental Health & Hospitals
5:06  10/29/84 Guidelines for Psychotropic Medication:  Protocol for the Use of Rapid Neuroleptization
5:07  2/15/92 Deaf & Hard of Hearing Clients
5:08  3/13/97 Audiological Screening - Policy & Procedure
5:09  4/25/03 State Psychiatric Hospital Clients Eligible for DDD Services
5:10  7/1/05 Medical Clearance for State Psychiatric Hospital Admissions
5:11 12/9/10 Residential Placement from Psychiatric Hospital (rev. 5/12/15) 

Agency Referral and Response Form
 
 
6:01 11/3/14 Conditional Licensure of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs in Residential Community Release Program Halfway House Facilities

Standards for Licensure of Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities
6:02 1/30/17 Pilot Program for Conditional Licensure of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs OPerating in Mid-State Correctional Facility and Edna Mahan Correctional Facility
6:03 7/1/17 Interim Management Entity (IME) Treatment Reviews and Appeals                                                                                      
 
 
7:01  9/20/82 Interim Assistance-Medical Care Prior to Establishment of Medicaid Eligibility
7:02  10/24/83 Interim Assistance Payment Rates
7:03 10/19/82 Potential Revenue Through Sale of Surplus Equipment
7:04  10/19/82 Semi-Independent Living Program
7:05  8/29/03 Bi-Weekly Salary Account Analysis & Summary Report
7:06  10/5/83 Institutional Monthly Expenditure Report
7:07  10/28/82 Set Off Individual Liability Program (SOIL)
7:08 12/22/82 Personal Needs Allowance; Patient Income & Resources Applicability:  H
7:09  1/21/83 The Sale of and Accounting for the Disposition of Patients' Unclaimed Personal Property
7:10  1/24/83 Non-State Funds
7:11  2/2/83 Petty Cash Fund
7:12  2/22/83 Procedure for Ordering Office Supplies
7:13  4/11/83 Rates of Chaplaincy Payment
7:14  6/2/83 Guidelines for Determining Whether or Not a Patient Receiving Social Security Benefits Requires a Representative Payee
7:15  6/83 Patients' Stolen or Destroyed Personal Property
7:16  6/25/84 Forms Design & Control
7:17  8/2/93 Multicultural Services for Clients Admitted to State Psychiatric Hospitals
7:18 7/1/94 Notification of Consumer Debt (revised 3/16/07)
7:19  3/12/97 Insurance Screening
7:20  8/26/97 Medicare Part B Billing
7:21  10/1/99 Ban on Smoking in DMHS-Assigned State Vehicles (applies to DMHS Central Office only)
7:22  9/15/08 Federal Deficit Act of 2005 - Policy on Fraud, Waste & Abuse
7:23  9/15/08 Federal Deficit Act of 2005 - Policy on Compliance
7:24  4/8/09 Linguistic Competency Services for Consumers Admitted to State Psychiatric Hospitals & Their Families
7:25 10/30/14 Use of State Funds to Facilitate Discharge
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8:01 10/31/83 External Discrimination Complaints:  Civil Rights & EEOC Complaints
 
 

 

9:01  3/7/85 Procedures for Acquiring or Altering Data Processing, Word Processing & Related Office Automation Equipment
9:02  4/6/83 Sequence & Procedures for Program Reviews of State Psychiatric Hospitals & Facilities
9:03 4/14/83 Sequence & Procedures for Program Reviews of Community Agencies
9:04  4/18/83 Sequence & Procedures for Program Reviews of Licensed Psychiatric Hospitals:  County Psychiatric Hospital, Private Psychiatric Hospitals & UMDNJ-CMHC (Piscataway)
9:05  2/29/84 Sequence & Procedures for Review of Transitional Homes-Determining Compliance with Life Safety Codes, Patient Rights & Normalization Principles by Transitional Homes
9:10  2/3/94 Addendum to DHS Policy Regarding Requests for Proposals (RFP)
9:11  8/31/96 Request for Proposals (RFP) Award Appeals
9:12  7/21/14 Cash Advance Policy

Cash Flow Worksheet Advance Payment Request

Advance Payment Request Narrative 

 

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