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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)

Board Name: Trenton 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 Board of Trustees. The Board is responsible for advancing long range planning for medical care, correctional and training programs at the facility and maintain 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. Note: Trenton Psychiatric Hospital (Mercer County) serves the Counties of Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon and Burlington.

Board Members
Member Name  Seat Name 
Vacant, Chair
Neil Weisfeld, Esq, Co-Chair
Patricia A. Carr, M.Ed.
Carolyn Torre, RN, MA, APN
Vacant
Vacant
Vacant
Public Member 1
Public Member 2
Public Member 3
Public Member 4
Public Member 5
Public Member 6
Public Member 7









 

 
 
2016 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the Stratton Building Board Room (5th Floor).

February 18 - MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16
July/August (no meeting)
September 15
October 20
November 17
December 15


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