HEALTH & WELLNESS

Hillsborough Confronts Realities of Drug, Alcohol Abuse

November 19, 2017

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Drunk and behind the wheel, 19-year-old Eavan Jenkins lost control of her car doing 96 mph, veered across three lanes of traffic on Route 80, went off the road and crashed into a tree.

She remembers waking up – “there was glass, blood everywhere.”

Wracked with pain, still in a stupor, she reached across the console of the wrecked, crumpled car to her ...

East Brunswick:Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Continues its Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series

EASST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick is in full support of the Middlesex County initiative to manage, control, and defeat the opioid abuse crisis currently faced by county residents.  According to a report issued by the New Jersey State Attorney General last year, Middlesex County's Edison, Middlesex, Old Bridge, and Woodbridge were among the top 30 towns in the state producing ...

Hub City native, longtime boxer, facing off for global title in Atlantic City this weekend

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story.

Jorge was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township and North Brunswick, before finally settling down in Somerset some years ...

Family of RU student, suicide victim, starting ​fund for financial hardships

EDITOR’S NOTE: All photos ​are courtesy of the Selfo family.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The family of a Rutgers student who took her own life ​in ​early November have set up a GoFundMe ​campaign ​to help weather the financial burdens ​that have followed her death.

Rutgers ​pharmacy major Irisa Selfo, age 20 of Fair Lawn, passed away on November 6. She left behind her ...

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The Center for Great Expectations Announces Conference on Applying Trauma-Informed Care

November 14, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 2, 2017 (Newswire.com) -  The Center for Great Expectations (CGE) of Somerset, NJ announces a full-day conference on Applying Trauma-Informed Care in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, from 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  Up to 5 CE Credits are available.  Space is limited so register today.

CGE is one of a handful of ...