By Wellspring Staff The importance of addressing mental health in schools has been recognized as an essential aspect of a student’s well-being. Mental health services and programs have been put in place in many schools across the country to support students who may be struggling. Metuchen High School is one school that has benefitted from…Read More
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Who Is Wellspring Center for Prevention?
Wellspring Center for Prevention is a private nonprofit agency serving community members and organizations of Middlesex and Monmouth Counties. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through our quality prevention and intervention services. Our programs promote sound mental health, effective family functioning, and awareness of the devastating effects of substance misuse and dependency.
As part of our offerings, Wellspring provides school-based clinical services in partnership with various school districts in Middlesex County. Our programs are designed around collaboration with the school district’s practices and on-site support services to ensure a seamless, barrier-free environment to care. Each program is staffed by professionals experienced in youth development, mental health counseling, and case management and backed by Wellspring’s mission to help educators focus on their youth and foster and develop healthy minds and healthy bodies.
Upcoming Events and Classes
P 202: Impact of SUD’s on Families & Larger Systems
Description: Impact of SUD’s on Families & Larger Systems (Domain II: Prevention Education and Service Delivery) This course is designed to explore the complex relationship…Thursday, April 6, 2023 - Friday, April 7, 2023 Zoom
P 203: Prevention Issues with Special Populations
Description: Prevention Issues with Special Populations (Domain II: Prevention Education and Service Delivery) You can’t put a round peg into a square hole. This course…Thursday, April 13, 2023 - Friday, April 14, 2023 Zoom
CADC Recertification Class: Counseling and Communicating with Families
Instructor: Alan Shapiro, M.A, LPC, LCADC Class Description: The course examines approaches, integration, and special populations using family therapy to treat SUD. It includes an overview…Wednesday, April 19, 2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Zoom
Our work is centered around improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, professionals, and communities through quality prevention and intervention services. Our programs promote sound mental health, effective family functioning, and awareness of the devastating effects of substance misuse and dependency across the lifespan.
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