Health Education & Promotion

The Bridgewater Department of Health provides Health Education and Promotion for the Bridgewater community. We address important public health topics such as nutrition, physical activity, mental health, substance abuse, and sexual health. Our team includes a health educator who is a nationally Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Health Education and Promotion Services include:

  • Developing educational materials such as flyers, posters, bookmarks, and social media posts
  • Presenting workshops on specific health issues to community groups
  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions to improve community health
  • Providing technical assistance to schools, employers, and other organizations to implement wellness programs and policies
  • Advocating for local policies to improve health and health equity

For more information about Bridgewater’s Health Education services or for a referral to services please call the Health Department at 908-725-5750.

Local Health Resources

Child Abuse and Neglect
Division of Child Protection & Permanency D.C.P. & P.

HIV Testing/Counseling
Zufall Health


Physical Activity
Bridgewater Recreation

Somerset County Tourism

Family Conflict
Family Crisis Intervention Unit

Mental Health
Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services P.E.S.S.

Obesity Prevention

Substance Abuse
Somerset County Resource Guide