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!
Thank you to Ramapo College for hosting and partnering with the MMA to present the Dying in Vein Program on Janurary 31st, 2018. Over 300 people attended this event. The film was very impactful and an informative panel discussion took place afterwards.
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...
On Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the town's annual "Mahwah Day", the tickets were all placed in a raffle barrel and spun around on stage. With a nice crowed gathered around in anticipation, a winning ticket was pulled. It was ticket number...
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.
Chief James Batelli of the Mahwah Police Department recently received this letter from a former Mahwah student who attended the annual Junior Police Academy. This wonderful letter is a testament to our Mahwah Police Force, the Junior Police Academy and the fantastic effort put forth by all those involved.
Light the Night for Recovery is a community-wide event held in Bergen County, New Jersey recognizing and celebrating the gains made by those in Recovery. In acknowledging these strides and each person’s path toward Recovery it is important to remember our loved ones and friends who have lost his/her battle with addiction.
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.