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Paramus gets behind ‘Stigma-Free’ Zone initiative

22 Aug 2013 In the News No Comments

From NorthJersey.com - August 22, 2013 The Care Plus mission to inform the community about mental illness and remove negative stereotypes is under way, with official support from the borough and planning for future events. Spearheaded by Paramus resident Mary Ann Uzzi, who sits on the Care Plus board of trustees, the "Stigma-Free Zone"

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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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