2018 Articles

Addressing and Prioritizing Youth Mental Health Problems and Crises in your Community

By: Kaitlyn Bedard Mental health is an issue that requires our attention and priority. Mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders (MBDD) do not discriminate against class, gender, age, ethnicity, race or educational background. In the US, mental illnesses rank third on the list of causes for hospitalization in 18-44 year olds (Data, 2018). Among adolescents, 12-17 [...]

2020-01-14T12:10:25-05:00October 31st, 2018|

Funding Available! 3-Year Pilot to Build and Sustain Healthy Schools

Schools strive to help students reach their highest academic potential. The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) School Health NJ Project, administered by the NJ Department of Health (NJDOH), is in its 8th year of promoting healthy schools. The WSCC model, shown below, is an expansion and update of the CDC's Coordinated School Health [...]

2020-01-14T12:10:12-05:00April 3rd, 2018|