Envisioning change

Established in 1980, NJPRA is a non-profit 501(c)(4) organization and a chapter of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA). NJPRA is also a member of NJ Mental Health Coalition and supports the coalition’s agenda for strengthening rehabilitation and treatment options in New Jersey. Our members are professionals who work in more than 50 mental health agencies and organizations throughout New Jersey. Our membership also includes students, persons with the lived experience of mental illness, and their families.

Creating opportunity

The Association represents professionals and consumers from a broad spectrum of community based services including partial care, acute partial hospital, supported employment, supported housing, supported education, PACT, ICMS and peer services, as well as academic programs that prepare psychiatric rehabilitation professionals.

Promoting hope


To serve the practice and practitioners of psychiatric rehabilitation in New Jersey to assure the availability of quality wellness and recovery based services, advance public policy to strengthen behavioral health services, and increase integrated care for consumers in the Garden State.


We envision improved wellness and recovery outcomes for persons with the lived experience of a serious mental illness and co-occurring conditions, as promoted by psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners, services and systems.


Workforce Development
Evidence-Based and Best Practice
Community Integration

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New Jersey Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

1385 Hwy 35 Suite 259
Middletown, NJ 07748
(732) 646-5772


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