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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.

July 8, 2019  

Governor Murphy Signs "Linda's Law"

Linda’s Law will prohibit electric public utilities from discontinuing service for 90 days due to nonpayment for medical customers who rely on electric-powered medical equipment to survive. Utilities shall request information as to whether any residential customer qualifies as a medical customer on a semi-annual basis.