LAUNCHING POINT

Rating: 4.69 stars   13 reviews

Issues: Mental Health, Health

Location: 37 Vreeland Rd % Vicki F Duffy Florham Park NJ 07932 USA

Mission: Launching Point is a self-injury support and resource center that provides awareness, information, and support to people struggling with any form of self-inflicted violence and support for their loved ones. We reach out to the community and nationwide on self-injury, addictions, and support for those that lost a person to suicide. This is accomplished through: •Providing Beyond Bandages, self-injury support group at our location and training others to begin a Beyond Bandages in their county. •Finding an individual the appropriate form of self-injury treatment by providing resources for outpatient & inpatient treatment, therapy and/or counseling services. •Provide a recovery program at our location for those who struggle with addictions, life issues, and relationship problems. •Providing Left Behind, a support groups for those who lost a loved one to suicide. •Educational meetings & activities for those struggling to overcome self-injury. •Self-injury resources and support for friends and family of loved ones who self-injure. •Informative meetings, written material and literature on self-injury and supporting a loved one. •Self-help website
Programs: Through its founder, Vicki Duffy, Launching Point has been providing self-injury support, resources, awareness, and literature since 2001. On November 4, 2005 the first and only self-injury support group in New Jersey began! In October of 2006, Launching Point was incorporated and a year later in October of 2007 Launching Point was delcared a 501(c)3 charitable organization. We have since grown, and now offer UnShackled, a 10-step self-injury recovery program for those struggling with self-inflicted violence as well as Celebrate Recovery, a principle based recovery program geared toward overcoming all addictions.
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a self-HARMER SINCE I WAS 13 ON AND OFF AND EVER Since i found launching point it has helpped me so much to work on my self harm.. launching point has given me such support too

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

After 7 hospitalizations, 3 residential placements totaling over 2 yrs. of my life, dozens of attendances at self-help groups, 25+therapists, 20+ psychiatrists over 20 years, 50 different medications later, Launching Point, its founder, and Beyond Bandages continues to have the most significantly positive impact on my life.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I struggled with depression and self injury. Launching Point provided a safe place for me to work out these issues by providing both a self injury support group and a Celebrate Recovery group to help me deal with the underlying causes. I went there for almost two years before I moved out of the area. When I moved further away I would still drive two hours each way to get there as the support and hope I received from there was worth it.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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