News & Resources

News & Publications

TV Appearance

Our founder, Stephen Neff, appears as an expert on an episode of Lifetime’s Killer Kids. View the segment right here, or click here to see the entire episode at the Lifetime Movie Network’s website. (The segment on this page begins about 40 minutes into the full episode.)

Recapturing the Essence of Spirituality: A Letter to the Guest Editor of Issues in Mental Health Nursing

by Stephen Michael Neff

Urging a fuller understanding of spirituality as it lends to progress in clinical treatment, Neff makes a case for a multidisciplinary method that, over time, brings 1) new research, 2) models built on that research, and 3) empirically grounded interventions to bear on how and in what manner the spirituality of persons might impact their well-being.

Radio Interview

As a featured guest on the Parenting Tips 2 Go radio talk show, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry of Southern NJ owner Stephen Neff faces issues surrounding adolescent social anxiety. Play the relevant, 8-minute segment from this page or click here to view all the shows at the Powerful Peaceful Parenting website. (Mr. Neff’s interview comes from the program titled “Social Anxiety,” and begins about 13:33 into the recording.)

Towards a Concept of Hope: A Functional Reconceptualization

by Stephen Michael Neff

This paper considers the cognitive dissonance between competing research models of hope, arriving at a preliminary reconceptualization: that hope is a relational product of hoping. A full abstract precedes the body of the article.

Additional Resources

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

Burlington County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Unit

Camden County Substance Abuse Resources

National Institutes of Health Mental Health Information (NIH)

Mental health clinical trials

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The SCIP unit at Our Lady of Lourdes in Willingboro, NJ – offers crisis evaluations in Burlington County.

Inspira Hospital in Woodbury offers crisis evaluations and has a separate psychiatric ER.

Virtua Hospitals including Voorhees, Marlton, and Mount Holly offer crisis evaluations through their emergency departments and Voorhees has a separate pediatric ER. Mount Holly offers inpatient adult psychiatric care while the Voorhees and Marlton locations are limited to a triage-and-transfer capacity of treatment.

Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Cherry Hill, NJ offers crisis evaluations and has inpatient psychiatric units on the premises.

Inspira Health Center Bridgeton (formerly Bridgeton Hospital) in Bridgeton, NJ offers inpatient psychiatric care.

Hampton Hospital in Westampton, NJ offers inpatient psychiatric care and a full spectrum of outpatient programs.

Carrier Clinic, 20 minutes north of Princeton in Belle Mead, NJ offers specialty psychiatric care for ages 5 and older.