Archive for Tag: suicide

Eulner and Piperno sound alarm on Murphy’s mental health funding, hub and spoke model for schools

TRENTON, N.J. – Record-high rates of suicide, depression and poor mental health indicators among teens should be met with increased funding for in-school services, not an outsourced experiment, say Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno. The Monmouth County lawmakers are specifically criticizing Gov. Phil Murphy’s $43 million proposal to...

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Dunn bill ensuring college students have access to mental health services signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Addressing the increased stress, anxiety and depression on campuses in New Jersey, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill requiring colleges to connect students to mental health services was signed into law on Tuesday. “The college life that many had imagined was put on hold or canceled because of...

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