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.
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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.
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.
Nine-Year-Old Non-Speaking Boy Writes Bestseller Book About Autism For Educators, Parents, And Students
He was awarded a $150 grant by the GATE program to develop a poster and class video with his peers to educate others about autism. Diego’s teacher, Mrs. Amy Wood, encouraged Diego to turn the project into a book,
There’s a new superhero entering the comic book world and she’s a teenage girl with Tourette Syndrome. Twitcha is the brainchild of Sarah Baldwin of Mantua, NJ who illustrated and wrote the book based on her own experiences with the neurological disorder.
The Rutgers Initiative for Youth Behavioral Health and Well-Being will provide comprehensive mental health care and support to young people – including youth in underserved and underrepresented communities who have behavioral health disorders, and it will foster innovation, research and learning in the field.