Making Mental Health Stigma-Free, a Priority in Paramus, New Jersey

Making Mental Health Stigma-Free, a Priority in Paramus, New Jersey

31 Jul 2013 In the News No Comments

From CarePlusNJ.org - July 31, 2013 Concerned citizens, business leaders, and local government officials of Paramus have found common ground on a highly publicized topic: mental illness. This commonality has inspired them to form a coalition to create a “Stigma-Free Zone” for the borough. The proposal of designating Paramus a “Stigma-Free Zone”

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New AWARE Campaign Helps People Recognize Symptoms of Mental Illness

29 Jul 2013 In the News No Comments

From CarePlusNJ.org - July 29, 2013 Northern New Jersey integrated mental health care organization Care Plus NJ, Inc. (“CarePlus”) released a public service piece to help people recognize when someone is experiencing a mental health crisis. CarePlus created the AWARE

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Paramus Will Be Second ‘Stigma Free Zone’ in the Nation

27 Jul 2013 In the News No Comments

From Paramus.Patch.com - July 27, 2013 Paramus is on its way to becoming the nation's second 'stigma-free zone.' Tuesday night the governing body approved a resolution in support of this community-wide effort to raise awareness about mental illness in order to become a 'stigma-free zone' following in the footsteps of Hoboken.

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Paramus Looks to Combat Mental Illness Stigma

25 Jun 2013 In the News No Comments

From Paramus.Patch.com - June 25, 2013 The community is getting on board of a new initiative to raise awareness about mental illness, working to make Paramus a stigma-free zone. A borough resident and longtime volunteer of the Paramus-based CarePlus NJ, an advocate and provider of mental health services, is working to get

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