Rock The Farm and Knock Out Muscular Dystrophy Benefits Slated For Sept. 28 – 29

Sources: RockTheFarmNJ.com; Rock Against Distrophy The CFC Loud n Clear Foundation (CFC) Foundation is a registered New Jersey nonprofit Recovery Community Organization (RCO) providing model relapse prevention that supports all pathways to recovery through peer-driven/operated grassroots programs. Since 2012, CFC has assisted over 7,500 families in providing and promoting positive life choices with drug recovery […]

Layoff Notice by CarePoint prompts health care employees’ union to call for oversight

Source: NJBiz.com Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE) elected leaders were notified this week by the administration of CarePoint Health that layoff notices would be sent to employees. CarePoint, a for-profit company, operates Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center. HPAE, the largest union of nurses and health professionals […]

New Jersey leads U.S. in authorizing paramedics to administer opioid overdose antidote

Source: StatNews.com New Jersey’s 21 mobile intensive-care paramedic units are now authorized to administer the drug buprenorphine to patients almost immediately after reviving them from an opioid overdose. The order, from Dr. Shereef Elnahal, New Jersey’s health commissioner, authorizes them to carry Suboxone or a generic equivalent. As one of just three medications approved to […]

Featured Video: Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Overview · Dept. of Veterans Affairs · Postpartum PTSD · Alternative Treatments · NJ National Alliance on Mental Illness · NJ Specialists Source: NAMI.org When we think about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it’s typically in the context of military service members and veterans — and for good reason. But actually, about eight […]