Mental Health Services


Miriam Cortez, Behavioral Health Director/Mental Health Administrator

Phone: 908-527-4846


Information and referral for mental health services for youth, adolescents or adults.  Staff support is provided to the Mental Health Board (MHB), and other committees, subcommittees, and task forces. 

The Guide to Mental Health Services In Union County provides information for the following: emergency psychiatric care; counseling; legal services; services for adults and children; inpatient/psychiatric; presidential centers/psychiatric programs; developmentally disabled; family violence; and, support system is available below or call for a copy.

Emergency Psychiatric Services

Phone: 908-994-7131
24-Hour Hotline For Mobile Community Outreach

Guide to Mental Health & Addiction Treatment in Union County

Union County Mental Health Board

2023 Meeting Dates

All Mental Health Board Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Union County Administration Building, 4th floor conference room. No meetings are held in January, July or August

  • Dates coming soon


Miriam Cortez, (908) 527-4846, Behavioral Health Director/Mental Health Administrator

Disaster Response Crisis Counselor Program

Behavioral health responders are trained volunteers who become part of an emergency response network responding to the needs of communities in the event of a disaster.

Please contact Miriam Cortez, 908-527-4846,, for more information.