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November 15, 2019

Transgender Awareness Week

Celebrated each year, Transgender Awareness Week is a vital opportunity to advocate for the visibility, protection, dignity and rights of trans, non-binary and gender-expansive people around the world. The week culminates on November 20 with Transgender Day of Remembrance.

November 5, 2019

Open Enrollment For Health Coverage 

Open Enrollment For Health Coverage  Ends on December 15th. It's time to choose health coverage for next year. Nearly 8/10 NJ residents purchasing coverage on the Marketplace got financial help last year. Check out your options & see if you qualify for a tax credit to lower the cost of your plan. 

October 31, 2019

A New Definition of Addiction Announced

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has updated their definition of addiction. The new definition takes into account the complex biological, social, psychological and environmental aspects of the disease in an attempt to help others better understand it. 

October 22, 2019  

Delivering Jobs

Delivering Jobs is a new campaign that brings together Special Olympics, Autism Speaks and Best Buddies International to provide pathways to employment and leadership opportunities for people with intellectual and/or developmental differences.

October 15, 2019

2020 ABLE NRC Ambassador Application

We are looking for parents/guardians and working-age adults with disabilities who represent a diversity of experiences in terms of their reasons for opening an account, their short- and long-term financial goals related to the account, and how they hope the account will help increase their health, independence and/or quality of life.

October 7, 2019

Mental Illness Awareness Week

 Since 1990, when Congress officially established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), advocates have worked together to sponsor activities, large or small, to educate the public about mental illness.