mental health

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Jersey Offering Free Mental Health Counseling To Those Coping With Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration announced state and federal emotional stress hotlines have been made available to New Jersey residents and relief workers.

11/04/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Special Court For The Mentally Ill In Union County

A unique program in New Jersey is having great success getting people out of trouble and back on track.

09/10/2012

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Convicted Cop Killer Caught In Legal Limbo

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.

09/01/2012

Poster for new bullying hotline - New York, NY - Oct 19, 2011 (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

Teachers Union Funds New Hotline For NYC Students Being Bullied

New York City school kids who are being bullied now have a hotline they can call, one staffed by mental health professionals.

10/19/2011

New York St. Sen. Jeff Klein (file / credit: Senator's Office)

Sen. Jeff Klein Wants To Improve Interaction With Mentally Ill In Police Emergencies

St. Sen. Jeff Klein is proposing a bill aimed at putting police in a better position to respond to emergencies involving the mentally ill.

08/18/2011

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Hoboken Initiative Hopes To End The ‘Stigma’ Attached To Mental Illness

Brenda Luchetti hopes signs declaring the city a “Mental Health Stigma Free Zone” will bring heightened awareness to mental illness.

05/19/2011

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Focus On Mental Health In CT Governor’s Race

The state of children’s mental health in Connecticut is the topic at a forum tonight for the candidates for governor.

10/22/2010

The burgeoning "brain training" industry includes everything from computer-based programs to actual “brain gyms” – places you go to build mental functions, much the same way you would with muscles.

Seen At 11: Training Your Brain

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.

08/25/2010

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