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'Seize the Awkward!' A Call to Action from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Groundbreaking Campaign

January 21, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - It's the moment before suicide that comes and, often, so tragically goes. The moment of silence, the pause in a conversation. It is a moment when you want to say something but you feel you can't. Or you just don't. Or you won't. Yet, these silent inflection points during any mental health crisis can be a pivot to opportunities. You can seize ...

Over 25 Cats, 1 Dog Rescued From Deplorable Conditions in Woodland Park Hoarding Case

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Over 25 cats and one dog were were removed from deplorable conditions in a home of a local elderly woman 

Passaic County S.P.C.A. Humane Police and Wayne Township Animal Control, who services the Borough of Woodland Park, responded to the home at 15 Hillery Street on a report of animals living in deplorable conditions in a home ...

'Hidden in Plain Sight's In-depth Look at Teen Drug, Alcohol Trends Hosted by Passaic Valley High School

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - It looked like an ordinary teen bedroom, but clever hiding spots for drug paraphernalia and prescription drugs were strewn all throughout the room, in the most unassuming places.

Thankfully, this room was set up as an exhibit and discussion presented at Passaic Valley High School (PVHS) on Jan. 10 inside Schneider Auditorium.

The presentation, "Hidden in Plain ...

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Woodland Park Resident Celebrates Career of Life-Saving Work

February 13, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ – Over the last quarter century, Tess Lewis has witnessed the power of organ and tissue donation and transplantation with and without the aid of a microscope.

The longtime Woodland Park resident is a senior technical specialist and one of the longest serving professionals at NJ Sharing Network, New Jersey’s nonprofit organ procurement organization (OPO) ...