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While parents and caregivers raising children with mental health, emotional and behavioral challenges continue to struggle with the question of whether or not to treat their children with psychotropic medication, NJPC is committed to providing them with appropriate education and … Continued
The New Jersey Parents Caucus (NJPC) is conducting an online research study about children’s mental health diagnoses. We hope to better understand the experiences of our children during this difficult time. Your participation involves completing an online questionnaire which will … Continued
Open to parents, caregivers, and family of youth involved in the justice system interested in reforming the juvenile justice system in New Jersey. Registration is recommended, as food will be served. Learn More…
The Sentencing Project released a report that finds a large portion of people sentenced to die in prison were emerging adults 25 and younger when sentenced to life without parole (LWOP), despite irrefutable evidence that their younger age contributes to … Continued
Thank you for supporting the Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act (SICAA)! SICAA will be formally introduced by bi-partisan bill sponsors, Paris Hilton, and other institutional abuse survivors this Thursday 4/27 at 2:15pm ET at the Senate Swamp on the Capitol … Continued
Sign up now for National Prevention Week, a national public education platform showcasing the work of communities and organizations across the country dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of substance misuse prevention and positive mental health.
In preparation for Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the 988 Lifeline Team has uploaded many new shareables to our 988 Partner Toolkit. Social media shareables focus on youth and adult suicide warning signs, how to be a lifeline, self-care … Continued
by The Annie E. Casey Foundation: https://www.aecf.org/blog/reviewing-the-evidence-how-youth-incarceration-undermines-public-safety Explains the issues with incarceration and the ways it affects a youth in their daily lives. Also discusses ways to reduce the incarnation of youths. Read the article HERE.
By Richard Mendel: The article argues that incarceration is ineffective in reducing crime and ineffective in reforming juveniles. List the reasons why incarceration does more harm to juveniles than reform as well as ways to tackle this issue. Read the … Continued
By metrostaff : The New Jersey Attorney General announced new strategies and programs to help interactions with juveniles and any youth that are likely to commit crime. This provides conversations on mental health, alternative ways to arrest a youth, role-playing … Continued
New Jersey Parents Caucus participates in Outdoor Outreach Event in Orange.
Reaching Families in Rural Areas to SupportAccess to Medicaid and CHIP No matter where you live, having access to health coverage is critical to good health. An estimated 13.4 million children under the age of 18 live in rural areas … Continued