Why should your organization apply for NJAMHAA membership?

Whether you are a behavioral healthcare provider or a vendor of products and services that support providers, NJAMHAA offers many member benefits, including:

Expert, Impactful Advocacy

NJAMHAA is a recognized leader in advocacy and achievement for the community mental healthcare, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) system in New Jersey.

In fact, NJAMHAA received the Advocacy Leadership Award for Organizational Excellence from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing in June 2020. Click here for details on NJAMHAA’s advocacy successes achieved throughout FY2021 in our Annual Report, From Pandemic to Possibilities.

Members contribute to NJAMHAA’s impact by sharing their experiences, insights and recommendations through participation on Practice Groups and Councils and in Membership Meetings.

Training to Strengthen your Organizations and Individual Staff Members

Throughout the year, NJAMHAA provides a variety of training opportunities that build members’ knowledge and skills relating to clinical best practices, business operations, fiscal matters and information technology. Click here for details.

Timely Information that Affects Business Operations and Service Delivery

Targeting the specific needs of our membership, our newsletters save members time and money while providing all the leading industry news in behavioral health.

Information is provided in the following publications:

  • Newswire, a tri-weekly electronic newsletter that provides up-to-the minute information about budgets, legislation, regulations and other news that impacts the behavioral health community
  • NJAMHAA News, a quarterly publication that highlights members (included among the many benefits of membership!), as well as our association’s news and events, and is also sent to individuals in the state and federal governments to whom NJAMHAA advocates.
  • Bits & Bytes, the Information Technology Project’s biannual newsletter that provides valuable tips related to hardware and software, as well as insights relating to privacy laws and regulations, as well as cybersecurity
  • E-mails as needed

Click here for details about membership and how to apply.

Connections with Top Business Leaders 

For behavioral healthcare providers: To increase members’ access to the entire mental healthcare, substance use treatment and I/DD services field, NJAMHAA has established a variety of associate membership councils with industries that have interests in behavioral health, providing a unique two-way opportunity for our members and representatives from the nation's top companies to meet and network. Click here for details on membership benefits and how to apply for membership.

For vendors: Network with the decision makers at behavioral healthcare agencies to expand and strengthen your businesses! For details on membership benefits and how to apply, click here for Approved Vendor details or here for Council membership details.

Cost-Effective Opportunities to Promote and Build your Business

Promote your Organizations Overall, Highlight New Programs and Events

Many advertising opportunities are available in NJAMHAA’s member publications: Newswire, a tri-weekly electronic newsletter; NJAMHAA News, a quarterly publication that highlights members and is also sent to individuals in the state and federal governments to whom NJAMHAA advocates; and Bits & Bytes, the Information Technology Project’s biannual newsletter. Members pay significantly discounted rates for all ads, compared to nonmember fees.

Announce your Employment Opportunities

Classified ads can be posted on the NJAMHAA website; e-mailed to main contacts and human resources staff at member provider organizations; and published in NJAMHAA News and Newswire. Each option is cost-effective and we created package deals, so you will save even more with any combination you choose.

For additional details, click here or contact Rob DePlautt, Coordinator of Advocacy and Member Services, at

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