The Mental Health Association in Southwestern New Jersey

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LEARN

Are You a Student Who Wants to Enter or Return to College?

LEARN is a no cost service available to individuals living with serious mental illnesses who want to enter or return to college.  If you live in Camden, Burlington or Gloucester counties, have a high school diploma or a GED, LEARN may be able to help you achieve your educational goals.

  • Our education specialist will work with you one-on one to select a school, apply for admission, complete your financial aid application, register for classes and request any needed accommodations from the school of your interest.
  • While in school the program will help you develop study skills, time management skills, organizational skills, as well as coping skills. We will link you to important resources on and off campus to help you succeed.

LEARN is a mobile service and most of our work is done with students on campus. LEARN has helped many students pass their courses during tough semesters and has assisted many students with obtaining their technical certificate, associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, master’s or professional degree.

To get started, call us at 856-522-0639.

 

Are You a Community Provider?

The Learning Enhancement and Resource Network (LEARN) is a supported education program that is open to individuals with a DSM axis I diagnosis who are interested in pursuing a post-secondary education. LEARN of Southwestern New Jersey is a community based program serving residents and educational institutions in Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties. As part of the program each student is assigned an individual education specialist to assist students with several different services such as gaining admission to a post –secondary institution, applying for financial aid, class selection and registration and requesting accommodations. In addition students will be aided in developing time management and study skills. Services may continue as long as the student in school.

For more information, call us at 856-522-0639.

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