The Codey Fund for Mental Health was established in 2012 by Governor Richard and Mary Jo Codey. The organization was founded on the beliefs that access to comprehensive care and quality treatment for individuals with mental illness is a right, and that the stigma associated with mental illness is the single biggest barrier between the people suffering with mental health disorders and the treatment that can change their lives.
The Codey Fund supports organizations and programs that….
- Raise public awareness of mental health issues
- Work to overcome stigma, stereotyping and discrimination
- Combat teenage suicide and depression throughout New Jersey
- Advance mental health education for at-risk youth, mothers with post-partum depression, the homeless and patients in psychiatric hospitals
- Promote effective treatment and sustain recovery
The Codey Fund is qualified as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.