On April 7th, 2016 from 10:30am – 12:00pm, Arthur M. Brewer, MD, CCHP, the Statewide Medical Director will be presenting on the physical and mental health problems of the prison population. Attendance may be in-person by registering on NJLMN or through live-streaming. The presentation will summarize mortality rates and chronic disease prevalence of […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Seton Hall University School of Law – Center for Health would like to co-host the 1st ever Regional Summit (NY and NJ) of its kind on Healthcare Access & Re-Entry and Justice-Involved Persons. The summit will include speakers from the Federal level, NY and NJ […]
At the 2016 NASW National Conference, more than 2,300 social workers and like-minded professionals will come together in Washington, DC for four days of unparalleled professional development, networking and continuing education. Join your colleagues in interactive workshops and hear from acclaimed speakers that will inspire and give you the tools you need to continue… Leading […]
A bipartisan bill that awards federal grants to help fight prescription drug abuse and heroin use was recently passed through the Senate. The bill would include funds to train emergency workers to treat drug abusers, create treatment programs that would be alternatives to imprisonment and finance recovery programs.
This article is an outline written by Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Cesar Gaviria, and Ernesto Zedillo for the path to decriminalization of drugs and a decrease in arrests and violence that is perpetuated by current gun laws.
This personal testimony of a woman’s experience with contracting HIV and her views of self-worth afterward.
Presenting at the NASW-NJ Annual Conference is a great opportunity to educate your peers on your area of expertise and build your resume. Workshops are paid presentations, amounts will be released to presenters whose workshops are approved for 2016. The 2016 theme will be A World of New Challenges and Opportunities for Social Work. To […]
A mock presentation of the bedroom of a teenager whose uses substances will take place at MacKinnon Middle School in Wharton, NJ.
This article covers a new telenovela series that frankly addresses HIV/AIDS which adds a new yet needed medium for facilitating conversations on this issue.
Lighthouse Recovery Center has recently joined forces with Recovery Centers of American and will now offer inpatient and outpatient treatment.