Check out this video courtesy of Betty Jean, MA, LPC, from MHANJ's Call Center with Marilyn Feliciano from Community Education for some great Mental Health Monday tips useful for all days of the week! Catch Betty onFacebook next Monday, May 20, where she will launch our Pets for Mental Health Awareness Week.
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Project SEARCH, which provides high school students with disabilities a one-year immersive skill-building experience, is now accepting applications from Monmouth County high school students. The program will begin this September at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch.
New Jersey Department of Human Services has released the 2019 New Jersey Resources Directory. The guide is a comprehensive resource identifying the various programs and services the Department of Human Services offers to New Jersey residents, caregivers and advocates.
This position seeks two part-time, young-adult applicants (18-25 years-old). The Youth Peer Leader is to develop rapport and provide support to youth on probation, focusing on ways to help youth succeed with practical steps to achieve their goals during one-on-one meetings. The anticipated start date is June 3rd, 2019.
The Family Engagement Coordinator provides support services to parents, guardians and families of court-involved youth in Monmouth County. This position oversees the Youth Peer Leader(s) and reports to the Family Division Manager. The anticipated start date is Monday, June 3rd, 2019
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day at Allaire Community Farm takes place on May 3rd from 4pm-7pm. There will be food, music, and tractor rides to enjoy as well as agencies that will have tables set up for you to ask questions and to get help. Registration is free, but registration is required.
They will use The National Council on Aging's online Benefits Check Up tool to screen older adults and younger adults with disabilities, for a number of benefits and help them apply for and use those benefits.
Timothy Rohrer's pamphlet is being widely circulated. He learned its lessons the hard way.
FY 2019 Competitive Grant Solicitation. A solicitation webinar will be held on April 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Unlike truancy, which is largely a conduct disorder, school refusal encompasses children from kindergarten through high school who may be experiencing mild separation anxiety as well as more severe cases where a student may miss weeks or months of school because of debilitating anxiety or depression.