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NJ Department of Health Awards Psychiatric Beds

After months of being focused on the certificate of need call for inpatient adult psychiatric beds, the Department of Health (DOH) has announced the list of approved applicants.  As part of his commitment to provide more behavioral health services, Governor Christie sought to expand New Jersey’s adult acute care psychiatric bed capacity by over 800 […]

New Jersey Recognizes the Need for an Increase in the Number of Adult Acute Psychiatric Beds

Last week, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) issued a notice inviting CN applications to establish new adult acute psychiatric beds under N.J.A.C. 8:33-4.1(a)(2).  Recognizing national trends, such as the increasing number of individuals diagnosed with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, the fact that nearly 750,000 New Jersey adults are receiving mental […]

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