The Essex County, N.J., Prosecutor’s office has set up a new initiative to steer nonviolent offenders with mental health problems toward treatment programs rather than prison time.
Gov. Chris Christie’s administration announced state and federal emotional stress hotlines have been made available to New Jersey residents and relief workers.
A unique program in New Jersey is having great success getting people out of trouble and back on track.
Ronell Wilson’s arduous legal odyssey began nearly a decade ago when, as young gang member, he was arrested in one of New York City’s most notorious police killings: the point-blank execution of two undercover officers in an illegal gun sting gone awry.
New York City school kids who are being bullied now have a hotline they can call, one staffed by mental health professionals.
St. Sen. Jeff Klein is proposing a bill aimed at putting police in a better position to respond to emergencies involving the mentally ill.
Brenda Luchetti hopes signs declaring the city a “Mental Health Stigma Free Zone” will bring heightened awareness to mental illness.
The state of children’s mental health in Connecticut is the topic at a forum tonight for the candidates for governor.
Brain fitness is a growing movement, and it’s not just crossword puzzles and memory games anymore – there are even “brain gyms” where you can go to build your mental functions.