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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:  Ancora Psychiatric Hospital - Board of Trustees

Legal Authority:  N.J.S.A. 30:4-1

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. Ancora Psychiatric Hospital (Camden County) serves the Counties of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean and Salem.

Board Members
Member Name Seat Name 
Colonel (Ret.) Anthony R. LaMastra
VACANT
VACANT
John J. Franchini, Esq.
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
Public Member 1
Public Member 2
Public Member 3
Public Member 4
Public Member 5
Public Member 6
Public Member 7












 
 
Meeting Schedule

The APH Board of Trustees schedules ten (10) regular meetings per calendar year.  Meetings are scheduled on the fourth Tuesday of each month beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Executive Meeting Room, Fourth Floor, Main Building (time and location of Annual Meeting to be announced).  Questions regarding this meeting should be directed to Diane Conover at (609) 567-7305 or (609) 567-7365.


2017

January 24 
February 28
March 28
April 25
May 23
June 27 (Annual Meeting)
July 25
August - No Meeting
September 26
October 24
November 28
December - No Meeting

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