If you encounter someone who is homeless, please see the options available to them at the Bergen County Housing Health & Human Services Center (120 S. River Street, Hackensack).
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.
WEBINAR ARCHIVE "Synthetic Marijuana:" What Is It, Why Is It Dangerous, and How Can We Prevent Youth from Using It?
In this webinar, Krista Osterthaler of the American Association of Poison Control Centers provided an overview of synthetic cannabinoids and the scope of the problem among youth.
Save the Date! Partnering for a Healthy New Jersey – HPV Kick-Off Meeting with Commissioner Shereef Elnahal – January 31, 2019
The objective of this meeting is to convene stakeholders who are committed to reducing the incidence of, and mortality from HPV-associated cancers in the State of New Jersey
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).
Applications Being Accepted for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and the Center for Children’s Law and Policy are accepting applications for a second cohort of the Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program, to be held March 25-29, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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.
The Coalition for a DSP Living Wage is interested in collecting data from families about their experiences with Direct Support Professional
Please read the October edition of the Stigma Free Zone New of New Jersey, a grassroots mental health newsletter.
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).
The newsletter features the latest news from the Department and highlights initiatives from across the Department that are helping New Jerseyans to thrive.
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 recently released the 2019 Timeline for Graduates Aging Out of the School System.
Emergencies and disasters can happen at any time and often without any warning. Disaster planning, response, and recovery efforts must take into account the unique needs that youth have.