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Rutgers to Play Crucial Role in Upcoming National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

July 5, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers is preparing to play a pivotal role in New Jersey’s rollout of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number later this month.

The 988 hotline will work similar to how the 911 hotline currently works and will serve as an alternative to calling the three-digital hotline or law enforcement for mental health crisis situations.

People experiencing ...

How Newark Residents Can Weigh In On University Hospital CEO Selection Process

NEWARK, NJ — Community members will get an opportunity this week to participate in the selection process as University Hospital searches for its new president and CEO.

The University Hospital Board of Directors, in partnership with the University Hospital Community Oversight Board, will host a community listening session on Wednesday at 2 p.m. via Zoom for members of ...

Pegasus Rides Again

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - It’s been put on for 40 years, but the annual horse show at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding is still flying high.

The latest event, held on Saturday, June 18, was a whopping success, according to the center’s executive director, Jeff Rumpf.

Located on Peach Lake Road in Brewster, Pegasus -- named after the winged horse of Greek mythology --offers ...

Addressing Emotional Distress: New 988 Lifeline Number to Launch July 16, 2022

he Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in partnership with the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs, are moving to a 3-digit dialing code as a way to strengthen and expand the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Beginning July 16, 2022, people can access the Lifeline via 988 or by the 10-digit number (which will not ...

Healthy Kids Day To Take Place On July 9

PATERSON, NJ – The YMCA of Paterson will be hosting their 30th Anniversary of Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, July 9. For 30 years, Healthy Kids Day has celebrated kids’ mental and physical health, while teaching healthy habits for kids and families, encouraging active play and inspiring a lifetime love of physical activity. 

The day of free events will include fun ...

Red Bank Family YMCA Sponsors Free Fitness in the Park

RED BANK, NJ: You can shake it up, stretch it out and clear your mind with Zumba, Pilates, or Yoga outdoors every Wednesday.

Fitness in the Park is hosted by the Red Bank Family YMCA with classes lasting through August 24.

The programs are held on one of the finest venues in Red Bank - Riverside Gardens Park overlooking the beautiful Navesink River, located at 40 West Front ...

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Protect Reproductive Health Care Providers and Out-of-State Residents Seeking Reproductive Services

TRENTON – With abortion expected to become illegal or heavily restricted in about half of all states now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, Governor Phil Murphy signed two bills to protect individuals who receive and provide reproductive health care services in New Jersey.

“While others throughout the country are revoking a woman’s right to ...

Should We Add Supplements to our Health Routine? Experts Weigh In

KENILWORTH, NJ - How important are taking supplements for achieving optimal health? TAPinto  spoke with the nutritional company NutraChamps team to learn more. 

Can you give us some background on your company and how it all started?

The company was founded in 2016. The founder wanted to create a brand that would help support a variety of different people to ...

Should We Add Supplements to our Health Routine? Experts Weigh In

KENILWORTH, NJ - How important are taking supplements for achieving optimal health? TAPinto  spoke with the nutritional company NutraChamps team to learn more. 

Can you give us some background on your company and how it all started?

The company was founded in 2016. The founder wanted to create a brand that would help support a variety of different people to ...

UPDATE Boil Water Notice Issued to Some Newton Residents

NEWTON, NJ - The Newton Water Department has issued a boil water notice to the areas between Sparta Avenue town line to the Woodside Avenue to the Andover town line for 24 hours.

The impacted water line has been shut off and residents are now getting water through a different line as repairs are made. According to town officials everyone should have water now.

Town officials are reporting a ...

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