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SERV employee, a part-time rescue diver, saves drowning boy

Paul DeSalvo, a Facility Manager for SERV, recently saved the life of a drowning 10-year-old boy over Labor Day weekend.  DeSalvo is a certified EMT and a 2-plus-year member of a Dive Team that patrols Point Pleasant Beach, N.J.  Read full story

Janssen Supports Scholarship Fund & Recovery Conference

The SERV Foundation, the fundraising arm of SERV Behavioral Health System, recently received two grants totaling $12,500 from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Titusville, N.J.

Janssen contributed $7,500 toward the Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition and other expenses for SERV consumers who would like to return to school, but have little means to do so.

Janssen also contributed $5,000 toward the SERV Recovery NJ Conference, a health-and-wellness event for SERV consumers and their family members. This year's 11th annual event takes place October 12 at The Pines Manor in Edison.

"We, at Janssen, are proud to be associated with The SERV Foundation, Inc., and wish you continued success in all of your endeavors," wrote Patricia Watts Mitchell, Janssen's Contributions Analyst in the announcement letter.

SERV's property purchase in local news article

SERV has purchased property in Springfield, N.J., with plans to build a home for 4 adults with developmental disabilities.  Click here to read the news article in the Burlington County Times.

SERV Centers of New Jersey welcomes new Chief Operating Officer

Allan Boyer has been named the new Chief Operating Officer of SERV Centers of New Jersey, a company of SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc. He began his new position on July 1.

Prior to joining SERV, Mr. Boyer served as CEO of Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, New Jersey's largest state psychiatric hospital with a capacity of 709 beds, a 650-acre campus, over 1,600 employees, and an operating budget of $110 million.

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