November 29, 2018: HRET of New Jersey Awarded Federal Grant to Improve Veterans’ Mental Health

PRINCETON – The Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET), an affiliate of the New Jersey Hospital Association, has been awarded a $375,000 federal grant to address mental healthcare issues in the veterans, armed forces and military family community.

The grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), $125,000 every year for three years, will be used to meet three goals: increase understanding of mental illness among the military community; improve the capacity to de-escalate crisis situations; and expand access to mental health services by training peers and providers on the unique needs of veterans, service members and their families. Read More.


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