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Fighting Addiction-Prevention Links Receives National Grant to Support Recovery Services

September 22, 2017

Roselle, NJ--A national $600,000 Building Communities of Recovery (BCOR) grant has been secured by Prevention Links to bolster its recovery support efforts. The grant comes through the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

In 2016, President Barak Obama signed into law the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act or CARA. This is the first major federal addiction legislation in 40 years ...

Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness. The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or ...

Trinitas Regional Medical Center Unveils the New Gary S. Horan Emergency Department

ELIZABETH, NJ – In an opening ceremony held last evening at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, a brand new and expanded $18.7 million dollar Emergency Department was unveiled.

The Medical Center’s new department now has 45 rooms for treating emergency visits. It also has a new state-of-the-art scanner which speeds diagnosis and is essential for delivery of patient ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Westfield Resident, Marine Vet, to Hold Boot Camp Fundraiser for Returning Veterans

CRANFORD, NJ – Patrick Tuohy, a marine veteran, longtime Westfield resident and coach of the Westfield High School varsity lacrosse team, hopes to help veterans with a military-style boot camp fundraiser.

Tuohy trained more than 100 marines as a platoon sergeant/commander in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom between February 2003 and September 2004.

Trinitas Sets the Bar for Food and Nutrition Among Health Care Providers

ELIZABETH, NJ - The American Heart Association (AHA) recently honored Trinitas Regional Medical Center for its impact in increasing standards in food and nutrition among health care systems in New Jersey.

Trinitas was the first hospital in the state to use AHA’s new Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit, which was designed to help organizations improve their food environment and ...

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