Mahwah is Stigma Free

Mahwah is Stigma Free

Bergen County’s Division of Mental Health became a trailblazer in the movement to end the stigma associated with mental illness by asking Bergen County towns to designate themselves Stigma-Free.  Mahwah’s town council and mayor have signed a resolution declaring Mahwah a Stigma-Free Zone!

Narcan Training

Narcan Training

Learn what to do in case of an overdose and how to administer the lifesaving, overdose reversal agent known as Naloxene or Narcan. Narcan is the antidote to an opioid overdose and you can get your kit for free.

E-cigs: Vaping and the effects it has on your health.

E-cigs: Vaping and the effects it has on your health.

A new strategy is necessary to inform people of the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping and dispel the rumors that it is safer than cigarettes. The business model of marketing e-cigarettes to our youth is a multi-million dollar business that ignores the serious health hazards that are inherent with this habit.

Dying In Vein: The Opiate Generation - Viewing & Panel Discussion

Dying In Vein: The Opiate Generation - Viewing & Panel Discussion

Dying in Vein is a deeply personal exploration of opiate and heroin addiction through a cinéma vérité style that drops you directly into the lives of an addict in recovery, a couple trying to get clean, a family grieving the loss of their son, and an Emergency Room Physician trying to save one patient at time. Through these stories...

Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving Team Highlights Potential Dangers of Using Prescription Meds

Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving Team Highlights Potential Dangers of Using Prescription Meds

PROJECT KNO-PIOID: Mahwah HS Community Problem Solving team/class has chosen to raise awareness of the potential dangers of using prescription meds.  They are an impressive group of students! Take a look at the...

Social Media Dangers and It's Impact on Cyberbullying

Social Media Dangers and It's Impact on Cyberbullying

Today our children are using the internet and social media in almost every facet of their lives. While the internet may make our lives easier and is beneficial in many ways it also comes with many inherent dangers that as parents we must familiarize ourselves with to protect our children.

September is Suicide Awareness Month

September is Suicide Awareness Month

September 2016 is also known as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month which helps promote resources and awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm.