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Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for April 8

A park naturalist will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park at 10 a.m. April 8. Meet at the trailhead parking lot. Seasonal hikes are...

Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

RWJBarnabas Health webinar: Fears, Hesitation and Access – What the Black community needs to...

  RWJBarnabas Health’s Southern Facilities will host a webinar on March 23 featuring a panel of experts who will discuss the fears and hesitations within...

Mental health poetry contest will use memories of food as a prompt

The NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest will be based on foods and the memories they evoke. Weave those thoughts...

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for March 7

Nature Man Jim will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park at 1 p.m. March 7. Meet at the lake pavilion. Seasonal hikes are appropriate...

Board of Public Utilities will hold a public meeting to investigate operations of Altice...

The State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public meeting to investigate the operations of Altice USA in New...
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Poetry writing workshop will take prompt from ‘The Wiz’

For this month’s Daily Menu, the NAMI NJ Expressive Arts Cafe is reviving the Broadway play "The Wiz" to inspire a prompt for a...

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for Feb. 27

Nature Man Jim will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park from 1-2:15 p.m. Feb. 27 Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot, 300...

Learn about the impacts of mental health on communities of color

"Mental Health & Communities of Color" will be presented by Gayle Parker Wright, LCSW-R-NY, LSW-NJ, from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 24 on behalf of NAMI-NJ...

Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey to present workshop on substance abuse and brain...

  The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) will present a free virtual workshop, Substance Use and Brain Injury, at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 25.   This...

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for Feb. 11

Nature Man Jim will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park from 10-11:15 a.m. Feb. 11. Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot, 300...

Give blood in honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19, to give blood...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ANDREI JACKAMETS/COMPLETE CARE MANAGEMENT

Town halls will address COVID-19 vaccines for minorities

The New Jersey Department of Health will offer a virtual town hall, Saving Lives with the COVID-19 Vaccine in New Jersey’s Black & Caribbean...

Saint Peter’s University Hospital offers series of virtual lectures based on adolescent and family...

Saint Peter's University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, is hosting a free virtual lecture series on adolescent and family health issues. The...

NAMI New Jersey provides mental health support during Black History Month

February is dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating achievements and excellence of African Americans in the United States and Canada. The 95th Annual Black History theme...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF KATE GREGORY

NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations offered in English and Spanish

NAMI In Our Own Voice is a National Alliance on Mental Illness program for community education and reducing stigma, as trained volunteers share their...

Annual Prevention Day includes 25 workshops based on substance abuse, mental health initiatives

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) will hold its 17th Prevention Day beginning at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 1. This free day-long virtual event,...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF R&J STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

Learn about barriers the LGBTQIA community faces in addressing addiction treatment

Ask Dr. Indra Cidambi, board certified psychiatrist, president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and medical director at The Center for Network Therapy;...
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