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January 3, 2018

SPAN Presents New Lunchtime Webinar Series for 2018

Sessions are presented live at SPAN's Newark office or you can join online. The presentation will consist of a 30-minute overview of one SPAN Fact Sheet followed by a Q & A session. Free.

January 2, 2018  

'Nobody knew she was unhappy'

The Codey Fund for Mental Health, along with the Essex, Morris and Monmouth County Mental Health Associations, are teaming up to collaborate in 2018 on creating workshops that educate “support staff” or auxiliary staff” in our schools to educate about signs and symptoms of depression, bullying, and suicide.

January 1, 2018

Local Nonprofit Holds Empowering Heroes Event

Recently, Pinwheel Place - a newly formed non-profit with a mission of helping young local children at risk of abuse and/or neglect - held its second annual 'Tricky Tray' Raffle at Saint Dorothea's Church in Eatontown, N.J. The evening's theme was"Empowering Heroes" and several participants came in appropriate costume. 

December 29, 2017  

Participants needed for alcohol treatment study

Do you think you drink too much? If so, you may be eligible for a treatment research program. You will receive:  an extensive evaluation; individual therapy sessions at no cost to you and payment for participation in research follow-up interviews

November 27, 2017

Annual Winter Termination Program (WTP) Begins

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) highlights that November 15th marks the beginning of its annual Winter Termination Program (WTP), which protects residential customers of the regulated electric and natural gas utilities in the state, who qualify and enroll in the program, from having their natural gas and/or electric service turned off during the upcoming winter season.

November 21, 2017  

Push for Statewide Mental Health Screening Gains Momentum

On Monday — the first-time legislators met since early July — the Senate budget committee approved a bill to expand the adult mental health early-intervention system to all 21 counties. Although they are open to any residents, currently only 11 counties operate these services, which are designed to more effectively identify individuals with mental health needs early on and promptly connect them with appropriate treatment.