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Introducing the...

PROPEL Pequannock
QR Code to Mental Health

Our Objective: 

Make mental health resources so widely available that everyone can find the help they need.


Projected Launch Date:

June 1, 2024 at the 3rd Annual Pequannock PrideFest at Greenview Park, Pequannock, NJ

Program Categories:

Crisis Hotlines, Local Mental Health Providers, Advocacy Organizations, College Students, Dementia & Related Services, Domestic Violence, Family Counseling, LGBTQ+, Sexual Assault, Support Groups, Substance Use Disorders, Youth & Young Adults   Veterans Services         


Participating Professionals: 
  • Dr. Brittany Ryan Berzins, PhD, Birch Tree Psychology, Pequannock, NJ   

  • Lee Ann Brensinger, Club Advisor, Pequannock Township High School Gay Straight Alliance

  • Michelle Borden, LCSW and CEO NewBridge Services

  • Elizabeth Clemens, Executive Director New Jersey, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

  • Heather Greulich, NJ Licensed Professional Counselor, Aspire Adolescent Counselling, Pompton Plains, NJ

  • Maggie Luo, Associate Director of Outreach and Communications, NAMI NJ

  • Katie E. Mahler, Nurse Practitioner; and NJ Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Dr. Maria Salvanto PhD, founder and director, Parent Train, Riverdale, NJ

  • Laura Shamber, Youth Counselor

  • Gene Spillane, U.S. Army Retired Service Disabled Veteran; New Jersey Veterans Network

  • Dr. Debra L. Wentz, Chair, NJ Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma.


Program Development in 3 Stages:
  1. Compile local and regional mental health resources according to categories of need as directed by our panel of experts.

  2. Develop a dedicated landing page to house the information and link it to a trackable QR code.

  3. Build awareness among township residents through retail business outlets, social media advertising as well as through school district and township resources.

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