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The National Directory of
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Youth Partnership Essex County

Mailing Address:
60 Evergreen Place Suite 412
East Orange, NJ 07108

Phone: 973) 395-1441

Contact Person: Jacquelyn Oliver

Email:

Web Site: http://http://www.fsoec.org/yp.php

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances,Mental Illness/Mental Health

Mission:
We will do our best to educate professionals, families, and peers on mental health issues and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues within our communities. We will also strive to support other youth voices within our local systems of care.

Description:
Youth Partnership is a leadership development initiative and advocacy movement for young people ages 13 to 21 with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges who want to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues . Youth Partnership is for those youth who want to have a positive influence in their communities, while being committed to being the youth voice involving what concerns youth.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)

Organization type:
• A local youth-guided chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Local

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