A little more about us:

Established in 1980, NJPRA is a nonprofit 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. NJPRA fulfills its mission through the work of the following committees:

  •  Public Policy
  •  Staff Training
  •  Conference Planning
  •  Membership
  •  Nominating
  •  Partial Care and Pact Providers
        Practice Group  


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.