The Autism Family Services of New Jersey scholarship is a unique opportunity that allows 2018 graduates pursuing a college, university, technical, trade, or vocational school level education to apply. Candidates do not need to be near the top of their class to be considered. All who are eligible are encouraged to apply.
The purpose of this program is to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults, ages 16-25, who have a serious emotional disturbance (SED) or a serious mental illness (SMI), hereafter referred to as serious mental disorders. SAMHSA expects to fund four grantees with up to $1 million per year for up to 5 years.
Numbers are hard to come by in younger children, but among 12-to-17-year-olds, almost 13% have had a major depressive episode. It’s important to be aware of the signs; depression is a treatable illness —
Monmouth and Ocean counties are among the 10 healthiest in the state, but they could rise up the ranks if their residents didn't drink so much, a report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds....