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Dare to Know More: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

MERCERVILLE-  During the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been practicing social distancing and self-isolation as a mitigation tactic. However, there is a dark side to practicing these responsible behaviors. Distance and isolation can lead to depression, which can lead to the increased use, misuse, and abuse of drugs and alcohol. That is why, in this quarantine times, adolescents should participate in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW).

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Coronavirus Resources
To help everyone stay informed about the coronavirus and recommendations that have been shared by various resources, NJAMHAA has consolidated resources. Click here to access links.

    

 

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State Resources for the Coronavirus
New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub *Click here for Federal Resources *Click here for National Association and Miscellaneous Resources State Resources Telehealth: The Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services, in their ...
Federal Resources for the Coronavirus
Federal Resources: The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America Coronavirus.gov From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Pro...
National Associations and Miscellaneous Resources
Resources from National Associations: Resource Centers: The Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. has a COVID-19 Resource Center that includes general resources for states, general resources for healthcare professionals, tele...
Dare to Know More: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
MERCERVILLE- During the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been practicing social distancing and self-isolation as a mitigation tactic. However, there is a dark side to practicing these responsible behaviors. Distance and isolation can lead to depression, which can lead to the increased use,...
NJAMHAA Applauds Gov. Murphy’s Priorities of Health Care and the Economy
January 14, 2020 Statement from Debra L. Wentz, PhD, President and CEO Governor Murphy's leadership in preserving key elements of the Affordable Care Act by establishing a state based healthcare exchange in New Jersey protects the children and adults who NJAMHAA members serve, as we...
Connection between Mental Illness, Cardiovascular Disease
Strong Connection between Mental Illnesses and Cardiovascular Disease Underscore Need for Integrated Care January 31, 2020 February Is American Heart Month Depression, anxiety and stress have been linked to the onset or exacerbation of heart disease and conversely, cardiovascula...
Understanding Eating Disorders: The Most Misunderstood Illness
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Don’t Hit the Deck: National Problem Gambling Awareness Month
March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month March 4, 2020 In 2018, many New Jersey residents celebrated the passing of a bill that allows sports wagering. Those who were not celebrating hit the deck because they believed that this expansion would increase gambling. Perhaps th...
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Increased Vaping among Teens Raises Serious Health Concerns
More eighth-, 10th- and 12th-grade students are vaping marijuana and nicotine, according to the recent Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. One of the most disturbing statistics is during the month prior to the survey, high school seniors v...
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