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May 17, 2019

Mental Health Mondays on Facebook

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.

May 16, 2019

Project SEARCH Offers Internships for H.S. Students With Disabilities

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.

May 14, 2019  

2019 New Jersey Resources Directory is Released

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.

May 5, 2019

Announcement: Monmouth Vicinage JDAI Family Engagement Coordinator

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

May 3, 2019

Monmouth County's 3rd Annual Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

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. 

April 16, 2019

Grand Opening Of SCAN's Benefits Enrollment Center

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.

April 1, 2019  

Addressing the Growing Problem of School Refusal

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.