Nurse-Family Partnership has launched a new mobile goal-setting app called Goal Mama. It's designed to support improved health and life outcomes for our moms and babies. This is the first app of its kind for a home visiting program and was developed exclusively for NFP moms.
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Founded by Law Enforcement Officer Travis Akins, GTO, or Growth Through Opportunity is a 16-week program for youth with I/DD who are interested in being cadets at police departments. Eatontown, Holmdel, Red Bank, Marlboro and the Monmouth County prosecutor's office are looking for candidates to begin the program in October.
According to Friday's health alert, the cases are being considered acute severe pulmonary disease, after patients have shown symptoms of cough, shortness of breath and fatigue. Other symptoms reported by patients included fever, anorexia, chest pain, weight loss, nausea and diarrhea.
Ethan Shallcross, who has a form of autism and lives in the English town of Torquay, developed Aumi to enable people to manage their anxiety, monitor their mental health and reduce burnout.
People should treat their child’s mental health as they do their physical health. Questions about emotional wellness and exposure to trauma or stress should be a regular part of annual well visits.
The law requires school districts include mental health instruction from kindergarten to 12th grade. The law says the instruction must be adapted to the age and understanding of students.
The short- and long-term effects of these adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) — family- and community-based problems that impact roughly 40 percent of Garden State children — is one focus of a report released today by the New Jersey Funders ACEs Collaborative, an organization founded in the fall of 2018 to call attention to these issues.
Lynda McDonald, Family Education Workshop Facilitator at NJ Connect for Recovery sits down with Larry to discuss her personal experience with addiction and how she is using it to help others.
The Center for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, part of Monmouth Medical Center, receives 13 new calls per day, on average, from women struggling to take on the most common complication of pregnancy and childbirth — the hormonal, physical and emotional changes that may tag along with the grueling process.
Monmouth County Partners with Local Non-Profit Organizations to Launch a New Public-Private Initiative
Monmouth ACTS will enhance access to County residents’ human service and behavioral health needs.