The Mental Health Association of Monmouth County is offering free counseling to those who were emotionally impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Call and make an appointment.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
NJ SAFE will analyze data from numerous sources to provide recommendations on issues like gun control.
In an effort to address and understand the root causes of violent crimes, and in response to President Barack Obama's recent proposed assault weapon ban, Gov. Chris Christie announced the development of a new task force Thursday afternoon called the NJ SAFE Task Force. By creating NJ SAFE, Christie said he hopes to take a comprehensive look at where gun control, addiction, mental health, and school safety in New Jersey intersect. While the state has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, Christie said his hope is that the task force will focus on real, common sense measures that could be appropriate for New Jersey moving forward. The bipartisan task force is comprised of six members and is being co-chaired by two former New Jersey …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
CVR trains and employs disabled residents in Monmouth and Ocean counties while providing services for area businesses.
A weak economy can make any work-a-day job easier to take, but none could be happier than the crew who report to CVR on Industrial Way in Eatontown. It's definitely not the building that inspires them. Inside the warehouse, conference rooms and classrooms have a worn, non-profit feel. Rooms are cramped and the lighting is office building unflattering. And yet, everyone here is smiling. Really, everyone. At an anger management group session, the participants wave enthusiastically and shout hello when introduced to a reporter. And for Patch's benefit the group leader asks a woman with headphones around her neck, "What do you do when you're angry?" "I listen to music or walk away," she says, adding with a smile, "I love music." But if …