Essex County Mental Health

Vision Statement

To be a trusted leader in mental well-being by collaborating with an array of community partners to strengthen, heal and empower our community members.

Mission Statement

It is our mission to provide a safe and accessible pathway toward emotional, behavioral, and psychological health and well-being for the Essex County community.


  • We are guided by integrity.
  • We are committed to honesty and openness.
  • We lead with reliability and accountability.
  • We demonstrate respect for ourselves and for others.
  • We are driven by caring; we strengthen the well-being of individuals families and our community. 

Admission Policy

Essex County Mental Health is designed to serve Essex County residents who are in need of mental health services for a range of diagnoses. However, individuals with concerns specific to alcohol or drug disorders, developmental disorders, and/or organic brain syndrome may be referred elsewhere for services.

Admission of eligible individuals or families will be based on their ability to benefit from the range of services available. Essex County Mental Health provides case management as well as individual, group, school, and crisis services on an out-patient basis to Essex County residents of all ages. If a professional assessment indicates a need for resources that are not available at our Essex County Mental Health Location, a referral will be offered to the individual or family.

Effective July 6, 2021: All Co-Pays, Co-Insurance and Self-Pays will be collected at the time services are provided.

Thank you for your cooperation, Essex County Mental Health.

Clinic Staff

Our clinical staff consists of individuals from a variety of mental health disciplines. Staff members have completed training in Master of Arts or Master of Science Programs, which include psychology, social work, and/or counseling. These individuals serve the Clinic as psychologists, social workers, and/or counselors. Additional members of our staff may have training as a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry, Medical Doctor in Psychiatry, and/or a Ph. D. in Psychology.