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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
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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
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Board Name:  Ann Klein Forensic Center - Board of Trustees

Legal Authority:  N.J.S.A. 30:4-1 and amended by P.L. 1998, c. 152 of 01/12/99

Purpose:  The Legislature established for each institution or agency within the Department of Human Services a Board of Trustees. The State Board of Human Services, with the approval of the Governor, shall appoint the members of the Board of Trustees. The Board is responsible for advancing long range planning for medical care, correctional and training programs at the facility and maintaining general oversight of the facility. In addition, the Board has the authority to review institutional needs, exercise visitation privileges and develop a comprehensive master plan, including priorities for construction and development of new programs with the Commissioner of Human Services and his/her staff. The Board may also recommend and advise the Commissioner on building programs, control and determine the use of patient welfare funds, and review and comment on budget requests. Furthermore, the Board is empowered to review periodically existing programs of care, training, rehabilitation and other such matters. Finally, the Board shall authorize studies and require reports from the chief executive officer, and present to the Commissioner recommendations as it deems necessary.

Special Requirements:  Members shall be appointed by the State Board of Human Services subject to the Governor's approval. The members shall be residents of the State of New Jersey and shall be considered for appointment without respect to political affiliations or beliefs. The statute requires that there shall be at least 2 women on the Board. Ann Klein Forensic Center (formerly Forensic Psychiatric Hospital) (Mercer County) serves the entire State of New Jersey.

Board Members
Member Name Seat Name
Rafael V. Aviles, Esq.
Marie A. Puca
Sheree S. McGowan
Ernst de Haas
Joanne Gilmour
Syreeta D. Washington
VACANT
Public Member 1
Public Member 2
Public Member 3
Public Member 4
Public Member 5
Public Member 6
Public Member 7 
 
 
Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise notified, all Board meetings will be held as follows:

Place:




Time:
Ann Klein Forensic Center
Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ  08628
Court/Board Conference Room

10:30 a.m.

All meetings are on the third Monday of each month unless a State Holiday falls on that day, then it will be the fourth Monday of the month

March 21, 2016
April 18, 2016
May 16, 2016
June 20, 2016

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