So I don't need to tell you that this past year during the Coronavirus Pandemic has been tough, in fact, many have found themselves dealing with depression. Feeling blue, down, and depressed. Whether it has been health-related with Covid 19 or economics, it has been one of our most challenging years in memory.
Toms River native and author Alicia Cook, an advocate for change in society to eliminate the stigma associated with drug addiction has expanded on her vision for a healthier community in a newly released book.
Toms River native and author Alicia Cook who's no stranger to our WOBM/Townsquare Media Jersey Shore newsroom makes a return trip here on Tuesday morning to discuss her new book and take some questions as we go on Facebook LIVE.
Because it's Mental Health Awareness Month, I am posting this blog with hopes that you might tap into some of the helpful resources that are available. Ocean Mental Health Services is one local place you can contact. And did you know there are a number of Support Groups in Ocean County, specifically addressing teen issues like self-esteem, mood disorders, and anger management?