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Whether it’s simply a helping hand or lifelong support, Acenda seeks to empower individuals of all ages to thrive and explore their greatest potential.

We are many things to many people, but at the core of Acenda is our mission-driven, compassionate, and devoted team focused on purposeful progress to better individuals, families, and communities.

Acenda provides over 100 life-enhancing programs and services to individuals, families, and communities across ten counties in New Jersey.


What Is Digital Self Harm?

Understanding and Combatting Digital Self-Harm in Teens Adolescence is a confusing time. The brain is still developing and social...

Why It’s Important to Show Empathy

Expressing Empathy is Good for Your Mental Health What's the difference between sympathy and empathy? Empathy is being able...

How Can I Tell If I’m In A Toxic Relationship?

Dear Acenda, I feel so confused right now on what I should do about my relationship. I've been dating...

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