| |Mental Health Administrator
Dr. Becky DiLisciandro, Ph.D., LPC
Mental Health Services is responsible for the planning and resource development for our citizens with mental health issues. The office works in collaboration with the Gloucester County Mental Health Board whose members are appointed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
The Administrator and the Mental Health Board works in close collaboration with the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) in developing a Mental Health Plan and scope of service.
The Mental Health Administrator is a shared position with Salem County and supports mental health education and advocacy within both counties. The Administrator works within all the agencies involved in mental health treatment.
In addition, the Administrator answers referral calls on mental health concerns.
The Office of Mental Health Services and the Office of Addiction Services work in collaboration as needed. Addiction and mental health disorders may be co-occurring illnesses in some situations; therefore, necessitating integrated treatment options.
If you need help now:
If you or a loved one is experiencing thoughts of or has a plan of suicide or harm to self or others, due to mental illness, immediately call Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services at 856-845-9100. If you or your loved one is in imminent danger, call 9-1-1 immediately.