West Bergen Mental Healthcare is available for questions in the wake of Newtown, CT. Tragedy

Posted: Friday, January 04, 2013

West Bergen Mental Healthcare is incredibly saddened by the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, CT. on December 14 and joins the entire community in feelings of grief and sadness. We know some parents, teachers and/or community leaders may have questions about how to approach the situation and help children deal with their feelings and concerns as the days and weeks go on.

West Bergen is very pleased to offer the entire community the opportunity to talk directly with specially trained Child/Adolescent Therapists on the phone. Designated staff from the West Bergen Center for Children and Youth are available to answer your questions, help parents and educators who may have questions about behaviors they may be seeing and/or help give techniques/suggestions on how best to handle this very sad situation.

Callers do not need to be current West Bergen clients nor is there are charge for this community service. PLEASE CALL THE WEST BERGEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH AT (201)934-1160 AND ASK FOR THE "WARM LINE". You will be promptly connected to a member of the West Bergen professional staff.

Please do not hesitate to contact West Bergen should you have any questions about this community service or it you have any other thoughts about how we can assist during these challenging days.