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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.
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER - TRAUMA - ASSESSMENT- REFERRAL-TREATMENT
A comprehensive treatment program for pregnant and parenting women with opioid addiction
Trenton – New Jersey’s Child Welfare System excels in making sure that children and youth in foster care are living in family – rather than institutional or residential – settings during their time in foster care, according to the nationally recognized Annie E. Casey Foundation in its recent Keeping Kids in Families report.
Please show this flyer to your pediatrician and let them know that the Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative is available in your area. Hundreds of pediatric providers are now receiving quick access to mental/behavioral health consultative support, and connecting patients with referals to mental/behavioral health services through PPC.
Hundreds of pediatric primary care providers are participating in the PPC*, thereby receiving quick access to mental/behavioral health consultative support, and connecting child and adolescent patients with referrals to mental/behavioral health and substance use services in the community.
Would you like to go to school, obtain additional training or obtain a certificate? Do you need help achieving your educational and career goals?
New Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!
This is an important – and exciting – time of year. The Affordable Care Act’s 2019 open enrollment period runs through December 15, and Governor Murphy is leading New Jersey’s first coordinated public awareness campaign to encourage residents to sign up for affordable health care.
NJCTS and Rutgers Scientists Contribute to Worldwide Study Uncovering Possible New Causes of Tourette Syndrome
SOMERVILLE, NJ (September 27, 2018) – In a new study published in the journal Cell Reports on September 25, scientists identify a new high-confidence Tourette risk gene as well as two probable risk genes.
Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid. It is cheaper and stronger than heroin. Fentanyl is being added to heroin, fake pills and other illegal drugs, and it is killing people. Get the Facts. Know the signs of overdose and how to respond.
The GOAL: This toolkit is intended to help guide and raise awareness of opioid use and abuse among young student athletes and to provide evidence-based recommendations and information that will encourage and promote policy and practice changes that will strengthen schools, athletic departments and community based athletic programs.
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La División de Discapacidades del Desarrollo anunció el lanzamiento del Manual de políticas y procedimientos del programa de apoyo
Desde entonces, las familias y los profesionales han elogiado el formato simplificado y la facilidad de lectura de esta guía fácil de usar y han solicitado constantemente que se desarrolle una versión en español.
Are you concerned that someone you know may be at risk for suicide? Your first step in helping may be as simple as learning the FACTS or warning signs. The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly if that person attempted suicide in the past.
Every parent would like to believe that suicide is not relevant to them or their family or friends. Unfortunately, it’s all too relevant for all of us. It’s the 2nd leading cause of death for youth age 10-24.
CSOC is committed to providing services based on the needs of the child and family in a family centered, community-based environment.
"Protest any labels that turn people into things. Words are important. If you want to care for something, you call it a ‘flower;’ if you want to kill something, you call it a ‘weed.’”
Welcome parents and caregivers! When a child is facing challenges to their functioning and well-being, finding the right services and support can be overwhelming. We are committed to helping you access the right services for your child.
A Family Guide to Navigating the NJ Service Systems for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities. Provided by the NJ Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities Office on Autism.