Please read the April edition of the Stigma Free Zone New of New Jersey, a grassroots mental health newsletter.
THE STIGMA FREE ZONE NEWS OF NJ
School Mental Health Issue
Bringing the Mental Health Conversation to New Jersey
This scholarship is unique since it allows graduates pursuing a college, university, technical, trade, or vocational school level education to apply.
Please join us on April 11 to preview a new report, "Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey: A Policy Roadmap to Help Everyone Live Their Healthiest Lives." Informed by input from stakeholders like you across the state, the report details several areas where policy change is recommended, makes clear connections to health equity and outlines next steps.
Newark, NJ— A thought-provoking documentary play that examines the lives of minors sentenced to life behind bars will be performed at Rutgers University-Newark at the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington Street on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m.
The Family Matters Website was created for families by the Family Support Coordinators located at the four Regional Early Intervention Collaboratives (REIC) in New Jersey.
PerformCare is now accepting requests from families for financial assistance toward the 2019 summer camp session. Requests MUST be postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than April 30, 2019.
The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is an innovative international police model that incorporates collaboration between the community’s law enforcement system and mental health system to respond to the needs of those in psychiatric crisis.
A list of free tax assistance sites that are located across the state.
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is accepting applications for the OVW Fiscal Year 2019 Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies.
A dynamic, innovative 10-month learning and leadership program for adults beginning in September 2019.
It is rare that opportunities like these come along … housing waiting lists are being opened for a brief period of time.
DD Training Resources is a new online database that provides a wide range of information about trainings and support resources for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout the State of New Jersey.
It's time once again to put pen to paper and draft some poetry for our Annual NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest!
In a new Think, Act, Grow (TAG) Talk video from the Office of Adolescent Health, Sarah Bagley, MD, discusses adolescent substance use, addiction, and treatment. Bagley explores why adolescents and young adults use substances, what risks they face from doing so, and how early intervention can help prevent the short- and long-term risks of substance use.
This informational bulletin from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the 2019 updates to the core set of children’s health care quality measures for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Sesame Place® has partnered with The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a global leader in online training and certification programs, to become the first theme park in the world to be designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC).
Making an IEP binder is a great way to keep information organized and at the ready when you need it. An IEP binder can help you prepare for IEP meetings and stay up to date on your child’s progress
2019 Graduates Aging Out of the School System:Steps to Accessing Services/Supports from the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)
The Division of Developmental Disabilities' 2019 Timeline for Graduates Aging Out of the School System.