As part of this initiative, $300,000 in grant funding is available to fund grants up to $7,000 each for local middle and high schools (grades 6-12) and community organizations that serve youth to institute programs to combat vaping.
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is committed to ensuring the safety and health of the individuals we serve. This begins by ensuring that providers and caregivers have access to quality resources that can inform and educate them about health-related issues that can affect individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
The Office of Community Food Systems is very excited to celebrate another Farm to School Month by announcing the official release of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications (RFA).
This 2019 PowerPoint from NTACT is divided into parts by the roles that various people on the IEP team play.
DDD’s Timeline for Students Exiting School and Turning 21, commonly known as the Graduates Timeline, is now available. This timeline provides next steps for students who are turning 21, exiting the school system, and interested in accessing adult services through DDD.
We want to know how your access to health care and insurance may be affecting your life.
Advisory: Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities (SAMHSA)
A new downloadable advisory from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
Publication ID: PEP19-02-00-002 Publication Date: 9/2019
A Framework for Educational Equity and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Criteria for Selecting the Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2030 (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine)
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health has charged the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene an ad hoc committee to assist in the development of Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) for Healthy People 2030. Download the free prepub PDF.
The NJ Department of Human Services’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and SNAP-Education Program help families buy nutritious foods and learn about healthy eating and active living.
The Forum on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders is hosting its first public workshop on October 15-16, 2019. This first workshop will provide an overview of 5 key policy challenges to improve care for people with mental health and substance use disorders. The workshop will explore issues related to:
Homelessness has a grave impact on children. Statistics show children who experience homelessness are more likely to be placed in special education programs, repeat a grade, and become depressed, anxious, or suicidal. Nearly half of these children drop out of school at least once.
Please read the September edition of the Stigma Free Zone New of New Jersey, a grassroots mental health newsletter.
The procurement of addiction rehabilitation services for ASAM Levels of Care III.I, III.7 and III.7D for the Department of Health Services, Office of Alcohol and Drug Dependency, One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, N.J.
We are committed to provide a safe, supportive sober environment for our ladies to nurture their recovery, cultivate their potential, flourish in their community while enjoying the journey! This is not treatment: this is not a halfway house. The Manager oversees the household, enforces regulations and is here to encourage you in your recovery.
Guidance to States and School Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools
This guidance includes examples of approaches for mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) related treatment services in schools, and describes some of the Medicaid state plan benefits and other Medicaid authorities that states may use to cover mental health and SUD related treatment services.
The Revised Family Crisis Handbook: A Mental Health, Stabilization, and Wellness Toolkit is now available online, at no cost. This is an extremely valuable resource for individuals with disabilities who have a dual diagnosis, their families, and professional caregivers.
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.