NJAMHAA in the News

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News Stories from 2017

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Leaders Raise Concerns about Mental Health Funding Plan - Margaret McHugh for MyCentralJersey.com, April 24, 2016

Easing Interactions with Mentally Ill Individuals to Avoid Tragedies - Lilo Stainton for NJSpotlight.com, April 20, 2017

With New Jersey on the Verge of a Mental Health Crisis Non-Profit Community Mental Health Providers Form Coalition to Tackle State-Led Funding Cuts - Forked River Gazette, April 8, 2017

NewBridge ‘Race to Sustain Hope’ Gala to Raise Awareness About the Impact of NJ’s Change to Mental Health Funding - Margaret McHugh for TapInto East Hanover/Florham Park, April 4, 2017

NJ Adds 1,500 Beds to Community Programs for Mentally Ill Residents - Lilo Stainton for NJSpotlight.com, March 28, 2017

Early Intervention Could Help Psychiatric Patients Steer Clear of the ER - Lilo Stainton for NJSpotlight.com, March 21, 2017

Groups Raise Alarms about Trump during First NJ Budget Hearing - David Levinsky for the Burlington County Times, March 15, 2017

After Surgeon General’s Report, A Move Toward Better Treatment Options - TheFix.com, February 27, 2017

South Jersey Mental Health Agencies Face Budget Cuts - Kim Mulford for the Courier Post, February 22, 2017

New Law Aims to Stem Opioid Addiction Crisis - Briana Vannozzi for NJTV, February 16, 2017

Governor Gets His Addiction Law Just Five Weeks after Outlined in State of State - Lilo Stainton for NJ Spotlight, February 16, 2017

New Jersey Doubles Reimbursement Rate for Medicaid Drug Monitoring Program - Paul Gaita for TheFix.com, February 13, 2017

State Doubles Rate It Will Pay for Medication Management, Key Drug Addiction Service - Lilo Stainton for NJ Spotlight, February 6, 2017

Christie Calls for Expansion to Addiction Recovery - Erin Delmore for NJTV, February 1, 2017

Christie to Add Nearly 900 Beds in N.J. to Treat Drug Addiction, Mental Illness - Susan Livio for NJ Advance Media, published on NJ.com, February 1, 2017

Praise and Criticism for Christie's Addiction Treatment Plan - Michael Hill for NJTV, January 11, 2017

Christie Dedicates Last Year as Governor to Tackling "Crisis of Drug Addiction" - Matt Arco for NJ Advance Media, published on NJ.com, January 10, 2017

 

Opinion Editorials

 

GOP Health Care Plan Throws N.J.'s Vulnerable into the Streets -  Opinion editorial by NJAMHAA President and CEO Debra L. Wentz, Ph.D., for the Star Ledger, April 24, 2017

Fight Cuts to Obamacare Repeal Bill - Opinion editorial by NJAMHAA President and CEO Debra L. Wentz, Ph.D., for the Asbury Park Press, April 10, 2017

This Vital N.J. Group Needs More than a Lifeline - Opinion editorial by the Times of Trenton editorial board, April 6, 2017

New Jersey Leaders Need to Help Those with a Mental Illness - Opinion editorial by the Times of Trenton editorial board, March 27, 2017

Repealing Affordable Care, Medicaid Could Devastate Drug Treatment in N.J. - Opinion editorial by NJAMHAA Board Member Robert Budsock, President and Chief Executive Officer of Integrity House, for the Times of Trenton, March 5, 2017

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Funding for Morris's Mental Health System - Letter to the Editor by Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, 25th Legislative District, published in The Record on January 27, 2017

 

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