New Jersey is in the midst of a silent mental health crisis concerning some of its youngest residents. These residents are living in some of the most underserved areas of the state. Requisite services are not available in all the … Continued
This tip sheet from the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research has information on how to cultivate motivation toward employment goals, ways to promote work experiences, tips on helping young adults with mental health conditions get a job, and more.
This blog from Child Trends provides a summary of suicide data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. These data show that, overall, the percentage of high school students who report seriously considering suicide … Continued
This infographic from the National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network provides facts about the relationship between bullying and trauma, as well as how being bullied can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder.
Join Stop It Now! on December 5 in New Britain, CT for a live full-day Circles of Safety training opportunity, with an optional second day of a Train the Trainer session to support programs and institutions addressing children and youth’s … Continued
It’s a time to remember those affected by suicide, to raise awareness, and to focus efforts on directing treatment to those who need it most. Thank you for all your efforts in preventing suicide. Although New Jersey is the lowest … Continued
Study includes 133 double-blind randomized controlled trials with data from more than 14,000 children and adolescents and 10,000 adults. Read more…
From: The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice The School Responder Model is a strategy for meeting behavioral health needs to keep kids in school and an alternative to exclusionary discipline policies. This animated video was prepared by the … Continued
Our friends at Families USA have put together a very user-friendly fact sheet that highlights many of the important issues with ACA Replacement. Please utilize for the Town Hall meetings that are occurring and as you speak with your Congressional … Continued
Austism Spectrum Disorder:Parents’ Medication Guide from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry