Rights New Jersey (DRNJ)
a private, non-profit, consumer-directed organization established
- Advocate for and advance
the human, civil and legal rights of citizens of New Jersey with
- Promote public awareness
and recognition of individuals with disabilities as equally entitled
members of society;
- Advise and assist
persons with disabilities, family members, attorneys and guardians
in obtaining and protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities;
- Provide education,
training and technical assistance to individuals with disabilities,
the agencies that serve them, advocates, attorneys, professionals,
courts and others regarding the rights of individuals with disabilities.
Want to Hear from You!
On March 18, 2014, representatives
from the United States Department of Health and Human Services,
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),
Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) will visit Disability Rights
New Jersey in Trenton, New Jersey.
you to send written comments about the PAIMI Program services and
activities conducted by DRNJ. Please send your comments to SAMHSA/CMHS
by e-mail to PAIMI@samhsa.hhs.gov or by mail to the attention of:
The PAIMI Program Coordinator, SAMHSA/CMHS, 1 Choke Cherry Road,
Room 2-1105, Rockville, Maryland 20857.
In order to ensure that
DRNJ’s limited resources are used to address issues of importance
to people with disabilities, we are seeking input from people with
disabilities, their families, professionals, health care and service
providers, and the general public to guide DRNJ in determining its
priorities for the coming three years.
To access a priority
survey, click the appropriate link below:
Priority Rating Survey
Priority Rating Survey in Spanish
is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and includes
Spanish speaking staff. In addition, DRNJ has telephone language
interpreting services to facilitate communication with individuals
in 150 languages and dialects. (Interpretation
National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)