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PBHG Substance Use Team Presents to NJ Healthcare Executives

February —Anthony Castellano, PBHG Vice President of Substance Use Services, and the SUS team presented at the opening retreat of the 2019 NJ Healthcare Executive Leadership Academy (NJHELA) on January 25 in Princeton. The meeting was attended by physicians, and hospital and insurance provider executives. Preferred …

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Madyson’s Story

January 2019…Madyson and her 3 siblings were a “typical” family when she was growing up – in a stable home with her Mom and Dad – living in Point Pleasant. She was extremely close to her younger brother Michael who was born when she was 7. Tragedy struck…

Preferred Behavioral Health Group receives SAMHSA grant!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2018 Contact: Shannon Murphy-Bastidas v.732- 458-1700 x 2240 Smurphy-bastidas@preferredbehavioral.org Preferred Behavioral Health Group and the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County Receive SAMHSA More Chance for Change Grant Brick, NJ – Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG) in collaboration with the …

Mind Body Connection

On May 4, 2018, Please join Preferred Behavioral Health Group for a luncheon to learn about the mental health issues that affect as many as 1 in 4 adults, and 1 in 5 children. Special guest speaker, Tara Chalakani, LPC, NCC, ACS, RN, will present …

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Police program helps reduce overdose deaths in Ocean County

“And I was doing anything and everything I could to get the drugs,” she continued.

On Sept. 1, potentially facing criminal charges hanging over her head and with her mother leading the way, Megan walked into the Brick Police Department. She knew she would get help instead of handcuffs under Blue HART, the Heroin Addiction Recovery and Treatment program.