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Mental Health Association in New Jersey Calls for Improving Access to Psychiatric Care in Garden State

Mental Health Association in New Jersey Calls for Improving Access to Psychiatric Care in Garden State
BY TOM COSENTINO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) is advocating for improving access to psychiatric care for New Jersey residents. The areas earmarked for improvement were identified through a recent research study conducted by the MHANJ.

The MHANJ studied psychiatrist networks in health plan Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) in New Jersey. 702 psychiatrists were identified in networks.

 

Pallone Bill Aims to Crack Down on Anabolic Steroids to Protect Young Athletes

Pallone Bill Aims to Crack Down on Anabolic Steroids to Protect Young Athletes
BY SEAN DUGAN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

WASHINGTON, DC -  The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4771, the “Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act,” which was introduced by Congressman...

New Jersey's Attempt to Protect Children and Adults from Abuse and Neglect

New Jersey's Attempt to Protect Children and Adults from Abuse and Neglect
BY SALVATORE PIZZURO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, the NJ State Assembly Committee on Human Services approved two bills desined to protect children and adults with de...

Outrage over Sayreville Decision to Increase Age for Tobacco Purchase to 21

Outrage over Sayreville Decision to Increase Age for Tobacco Purchase to 21
BY ERIC GUNDERSEN
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Sal Risalvato, Executive Director of the New Jersey Gasoline, Convenience, Automotive Association (NJGCA), released the following statement in reaction to the Say...

6 Reasons Your Meds Could Give You Alzheimer’s Disease

6 Reasons Your Meds Could Give You Alzheimer’s Disease
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Several prescription drugs that are used by millions could put their users at a health risk.

A recent study equated the longer use of benzodiazepines to a greater likeli...

Bipolar is not Bi-Winning: A Bipolar Comedian's Perspective on Mental Illness

Bipolar is not Bi-Winning: A Bipolar Comedian's Perspective on Mental Illness
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

In the wake of Robin Williams’ untimely death, the thing to know about most comedians is this: we're not pleasant, content, or well-adjusted. We're bothe...

Children’s Respiratory Virus Outbreak Not Yet in New Jersey

Children’s Respiratory Virus Outbreak Not Yet in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A virus described as “overlooked” has sent hundreds of children across the Midwestern states to the hospital.

The rare respiratory disease known as enterovirus 68 is bel...

Chris Christie Had to Veto Smoking Ban: 4 Reasons Why

Chris Christie Had to Veto Smoking Ban: 4 Reasons Why
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A bill that would severely cut back smoking in New Jersey sailed through the state Senate and Assembly earlier this year, and appears to have widespread public support....

Incident Shows NJ Children in Danger of Being Taken

Incident Shows NJ Children in Danger of Being Taken
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It’s a different day and age. It’s possible that the best way to insure your children’s safety is to keep your eyes on them at all times.

Child luring attempts have been...

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