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It takes courage to ask simply and directly, ‘are you OK?’, if concerned about someone’s mental health. What if they’re actually fine? Will they be offended? And what do you do if they aren’t OK? These are common concerns people have when it comes to asking a friend, colleague or loved one ‘are you OK?’….

  On  October 14th, 2017 at the cusp of dusk,  come to the Camden Waterfront Stadium starting at 6pm and Help us raise awareness and remember for those we have lost from an Overdose. The Overdose Remembrance Candlelight Vigil is hosted by the Camden County Board of Freeholders’ Addiction Awareness Task Force, along with 14 other…

The Hunterdon County Partnership for Health is a New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI) 2016 Building a Culture of Health in NJ – Communities Moving to Action grantee.  Funding from that grant enabled the Partnership’s Mental Health Action Team implement a school-based stress reduction project as part of its strategic plan for a healthier Hunterdon County. …

On, Saturday, Oct. 14, the Mental Health Association in New Jersey, in partnership with Monarch Housing Associates, invites community organizations, neighbors and friends to participate in its 10th annual 5K Walk for Wellness and Recovery in Nomahegan Park in Cranford. Registration is $25 prior to the event and $30 on the day of the event….

To the left is Andrew Einstein and his dog Gunner. At his high school graduation, the principal asked if any of the students would be entering the military. Andrew raised his hand. This shocked his parents, who thought he was headed off to college. Instead, he joined the Marines and was deployed twice, once to Iraq and…

MORRIS TOWNSHIP — Township officers were able to prevent an emotionally-disturbed man from killing himself Sunday. Morris Township acting chief Mark DiCarlo said in a news release officers responded to Monroe Street shortly before 6 a.m. on a report of a 27-year-old Morristown man stabbing himself with a broken bottle. DiCarlo said the man was “highly…

On behalf of CIT-NJ Center of Excellence Program, we here from New Jersey CIT would like to thank our host speakers, workshop leaders, students, physicians, and advocates who contributed to making this year’s CIT International conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL a huge success! The Conference had over 950 people from across the U.S. and broad come…

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  Police have replaced mental health professionals on the front line for many New Jersey residents suffering crises, something not surprising to CIT-NJ Center of Excellence. But officers within the CIT-NJ Center of Excellence Program already know what that means, as do those who need the services. Agencies have seen an increase in mental health-related…

Madalyn Parker, a web developer in Ann Arbor, Michigan, emailed her colleagues to say she’d be using two sick days to focus on her mental health. The company’s CEO, Ben Congleton, responded by thanking her for helping “cut through the stigma of mental health.” Parker shared his positive response on Twitter, and the story has…

  CAMDEN, N.J. – Members of the New Jersey State Police say they were just doing their job when they saved a suicidal man earlier this month. On Friday, June 9th, State Troopers Michael Alleman, Steven Axner, and Nolan Tenaglia were called to I-676 South, near Exit 5A, in Camden after police officials received multiple calls from drivers reporting that…

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