Psychiatric Advanced Directive (PAD)
A Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD) allows an individual to specify instructions about his or her mental health care treatment and/or appoint a representative who may make decisions about treatment in the event of a mental health crisis. The following Psychiatric Advance Directive form and Registration form (to register the directive with the state) may be downloaded, printed, filled out and mailed to the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services so that they may be accessed in case of emergency
MHA's POST team can work with you to complete your own.
Download the PAD form here (available to type in wishes and save)
Download PAD instructions here
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
WRAP is . . .The Wellness Recovery Action Plan® or WRAP®, is a self-designed prevention and wellness process that anyone can use to get well, stay well and make their life the way they want it to be. It was developed in 1997 by a group of people who were searching for ways to overcome their own mental health issues and move on to fulfilling their life dreams and goals. It is now used extensively by people in all kinds of circumstances, and by health care and mental health systems all over the world to address all kinds of physical, mental health and life issues. WRAP has been studied extensively in rigorous research projects and is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
Find out more here, and watch ICE's calendar for WRAP workshops!