Mental Health

MARTIN: At BRICK in Newark, Supporting Staff and Parents Leads to Happier, Healthier Students

Tashia Martin is Managing Director of Program Integration at BRICK Education Network, an education organization serving the greater Newark, New…

3 weeks ago

Murphy Administration Defends Elimination of School-Based Mental Health Services.

This is a press release. For counterpoint, see here.  After several weeks of public and stakeholder input, and in response…

3 months ago

Three New Jersey Superintendents Reject Murphy’s Plan to Dismantle School-Based Mental Health Programs

Ed. Note: This is an op-ed by James Earle, Superintendent of Trenton Public Schools; Thomas Trongone, Superintendent of Millville Public…

3 months ago

High School Students to Learn How to Deal with Grief and Loss Under Bramnick Bill

New Jersey high school students would learn how to deal with grief and loss under a new bill sponsored by…

3 months ago

SHEN & HAMILTON: What Schools Can Do To Save Kids’ Lives

Karie Shen is a high school senior and a member of the RISE Team in The Hamilton Lab at Rutgers…

3 months ago

Legislative Black and Latino Caucuses Condemn Murphy’s Plan to Eliminate School-Based Youth Services Programs

The New Jersey Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Public Schools, statutorily empowered with oversight of its public schools, convened a…

4 months ago

Legislators and Mental Health Advocates Condemn Murphy Administration’s Plan to Close School-Based Youth Services Programs

Gov. Phil Murphy is the target of much criticism for his what these legislators in the press release below call…

4 months ago

O’Scanlon Urges Murphy to Drop Plan to Replace School-Based Youth Services Program

Senator Declan O’Scanlon urged Governor Phil Murphy to drop his plan to replace the popular School Based Youth Services Program.…

4 months ago

Camden County Will Install Opioid Overdosing Boxes in All Public and Parochial Schools to Combat Drug Crisis

The Board of Commissioners joined state and local officials on Thursday to unveil a new program that will install secure…

4 months ago

Piperno, Eulner: Murphy Is Delegating Student Mental Health Services to a Dysfunctional State Agency and Ignoring Pleas of School Districts

Ed. Note: New Jersey Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Euler oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to abolish school-based mental health…

4 months ago