Ocean Mental Health Services 36 W Water St, Toms River, NJ08753 Ocean Mental Health Services is a mental health facility that offers services, for inpatient, outpatient and partial…More care. It offers care for adults and children as well as families.
Bio Behavioral Health 20 Hospital Dr, Toms River, NJ08755 Bio Behavioral Health is a mental health facility. It has a team of psychiatrists and social workers trained to use a…More combination of medication management and psychotherapy to treat a range of mental and behavioral issues. It is an outpatient facility. It also conducts clinical trials and has an on-site research team.
The Office of the Public Defender was established in 1967 as a result of the creation of the Department of the Public…More Advocate. The Department of the Public Advocate developed programs to deal with criminal and civil issues. The agency includes the Law Guardian Unit and the Division of Youth and Family Services.
This office houses New Jersey's Public Defender and various divisions. The Public Defender is appointed every five years by the governor. Divisions of this office include Administration, Appellate, Office of the Law Guardian, Office of Juvenile Service, Office of Parental, Representation, Special Hearings, Intensive Supervision Program, Drug Court and Mental Health Advocacy.
A major division of the Office of the Public Defender is the Intensive Supervision Program, created under Yvonne Smith Segars. According to the Office of the Public Defender's Web site, drug courts throughout the state are giving non-violent drug offenders the opportunity to participate in an intensive supervision probation program rather than serving a prison sentence. Some components of the program include drug, alcohol and gambling counseling, curfews, community service and employment.