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August 20, 2019

Goal Mama App in Action

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. 

August 19, 2019

Justice Works - Growth Through Opportunity (GTO) Seeks Youth with I/DD

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. 

July 30, 2019  

Preventing , Healing Childhood Trauma Before it Damages Kid's Chances

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.

July 26, 2019  

WJLP 'Jersey Matters' for MeTV3

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.

July 16, 2019  

Services 'Few and Far Between' for NJ's Depressed and Anxious Moms

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.