NAMI is pleased to announce the launch of Serving Safely, a national initiative to help police and sheriffs’ departments effectively respond to mental health crises.
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This project consists of 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with a community room. The rents will be affordable to households with incomes up to 60% of the area median income. Of the 48 apartments, five will be set-aside for households with special needs.
The rate of autism among children in New Jersey — now nearly 3 percent — is the highest ever documented nationwide, with nearly 5 percent of 8-year-old boys in the state on the autism spectrum in 2014, according to a report released Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control.
Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program
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 —
Reporting to Director of Operations, the Care Manager Supervisor is responsible supervising, coaching, and developing a team of care managers to carry out MonmouthCares' mission by delivering quality care management, using the wraparound model.
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