BELLE MEAD, NJ – Donald J. Parker, CEO and president of Carrier Clinic, accepted the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s “Good Neighbor Award” at the 58th annual competition luncheon held on July 17 at the New Jersey State Aquarium in Camden.

The annual Good Neighbor awards are a celebration of forward-looking, environmentally responsible economic development.

Carrier, a nonprofit behavioral healthcare system located in Belle Mead, was awarded for embarking on a comprehensive $21 million building program to make the facility eco-friendly and durable as well as conducive to patients’ needs for recovery.

It also addressed safety needs and reduced the cost of maintenance. The plan updated, expanded and/or modernized facilities in order to improve patient services, meet staff needs, and improve patient and staff safety.