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Parents of Teen Who Committed Suicide Try to Educate Other Parents on Depression, Suicide

October 2, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Matt Sefcik remembers his 16-year-old brother T.J. stalked out the night T.J. died, even though T.J. had stalked out many other nights. But this time it was different.

“My dad came into the room and said ‘T.J.’s gone,’ and my mom was in the living room, sitting on the couch, surrounded by ten cops with hollow eyes,” he said. “When they ...

Inspiring Story of Morristown Medical Center Surgeon to Be Featured on ABC’s 20/20

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Long before becoming a general surgery resident at Morristown Medical Center, Dr. Christopher McCulloh experienced a life-changing event nine years ago that would be one of his greatest tests of will just six months before starting medical school at Case Western Reserve University, the top-ranked private research university in Ohio.

It was a typical a Sunday evening, as ...

Youth Suicide Rates Doubling--Working to Reduce the Trend With Suicide Prevention Leader-Holmdel's Dr. Christine Moutier

HOLMDEL, NJ - When one would guess what the 2nd leading cause of death is for young people in the U.S. ages 15-34, most people are shocked to hear that the answer is death by suicide.

 

Tragically, that is a fact. Almost 45,000 Americans die every year by suicide. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), on average there are 121 suicides a ...

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Free Public Workshops On Dealing With Substance Addictions, Including Heroin, Being Presented by Community In Crisis

October 16, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Free workshops to assist the families and friends of those struggling with addiction - and coping strategies for those seeking to break the chain of addiction - are being offered throughout October and into November at two Bernards Township churches.

Basking Ridge-based Community in Crisis, established in response to drug overdose deaths and continuing heroin and ...