Jersey City Skate Park Opens; Jackson Lodge Food Kitchen Benefit

Sources: MaDeuceDeuce Jersey City officials and Berry Lane Park announce the opening a nearly 12,000-square-foot skate park made possible with funding from the Tony Hawk Foundation and Hudson county. The skatepark is the largest in Jersey City, and the first poured-in-place concrete skate park in Hudson County, completing the transformation of Berry Lane Park from […]

Child Automobile Safety Awareness

Summer Child Car Safety: KidsAndCars.org · Car Hazards To Children · Safety/Prevention Tools Source: KidsAndCars.org Roughly 2,400 child or infant deaths occur each year from non-traffic related accidents. Non-traffic incidents are injuries or deaths that occur in or around a vehicle; but take place off public roads or highways, mainly in parking lots or driveways. […]

New Bill Lowers The Cost Of Healthcare For Some New Jerseyans

Source: New Jersey Patch Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will increase affordability and expand access to health care, according to officials. The bill creates state-level subsidies to lower the cost of health insurance for residents purchasing coverage on the Marketplace this fall and restores a provision in the Affordable Care Act. The legislation […]

Suicidal People Can Now Dial 988; NJ Medical Aid In Dying Law Data Released

Source: Snopes.com; MHANJ.org People in the U.S. who feel suicidal can now dial “988” instead of the standard 10-digit phone number to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) that provides emergency counseling, under new guidelines adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in . The new code will connect callers to the federally-run NFPL’s […]

Featured Video: Juvenile Arthritis Awareness

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness: Arthritis.org · Juvenile New Jersey Chapter · Donate · New Jersey Pediatric Rheumatologists Juvenile arthritis (JA), also known as pediatric rheumatic disease, isn’t a specific disease. It’s an umbrella term to describe the inflammatory and rheumatic diseases that develop in children under the age of 16. These conditions affect nearly 300,000 kids […]