Don't miss out on Tonight's Webinar!
Autism-Related Wandering:Keeping our Kids Safe
Incidents of missing children and wandering-related deaths are being reported in the news with frightening frequency. In the last three years, more than 50 individuals with autism have tragically lost their lives due to wandering. Data shows that 49% of children with autism have wandered from adult supervision. Families cite wandering as the most stressful behavior they face. This presentation will provide in-depth information on the issue of wandering, strategies for prevention & response, and resources that caregivers can begin using right now to keep their loved ones safe.
Births, Babies and Beyond will be hosting a movie screening for the new documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon which highlights the struggle that 1.3 million women deal with yearly in the U.S. trying to find treatment for postpartum depression and other perinatal mood disorders. Our target audience is pregnant and postpartum moms as well as social workers, birth workers and obstetricians.
Speaker: Phil Lubitz, MSW, Associate Director, NAMI-New Jersey Have you ever felt frustrated by privacy practices within in-patient and out-patient facilities where your loved one is receiving treatment? Since the implementation of the HIPAA law, many family members have experienced concerns about issues arising from the resulting lack of communication with providers about the care of their loved ones. Mr. Lubitz is an expert speaker on the HIPAA Law. He will address these issues, while presenting you with valuable strategies and solutions.
UBHC 671 Hoes Lane W, Rm. C101, Piscataway
This annual event features health information tables, giveaways, door prizes and a panel of Monmouth Medical Center physician experts
In the past week, approximately 30 people were admitted to hospitals in NJ suffering the consequences of using these products; severe agitation, seizures, renal failure, and other life-threatening reactions are being reported.
New Jersey became the first U.S. state to launch its own prescription monitoring app so physicians and pharmacists can identify patients or others who might be “doctor shopping” to collect large amounts of medications.
Recovering Your Mental Health
Gives guidance on coping with the mental health effects of trauma and taking charge of one's own recovery. Discusses the process of seeking help from a professional care provider, and lists daily and long-range activities to feel better
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has unveiled NAMI AIR, a unique iPhone and Android app to provide support and access to information both for persons living with mental health conditions and for family members, friends and other caregivers. More