Suicide Prevention

Brick Schools issue warning about "Momo Challenge"
The Brick Township Schools Superintendent sent out a letter to parents on Tuesday after concern has risen about the "Momo Challenge" found on social media which encourages people to inflict serious harm to themselves that can have fatal consequences.
Overcoming depression can be your story, too (Watch)
Shauna Moses, the associate executive director at the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, knows firsthand the importance of addressing mental illness due to her own battle with depression and a suicide attempt.
According to Moses, the mental illness awareness program, Atti…
The Devastation of Depression
To us, the public, Robin Williams seemed to have it all - fame, fortune, critical acclaim and a beautiful family. But we now know that he struggled with crippling depression. A topic that many people don't take seriously enough.
Defense Bill Provision Named for NJ Reservist [AUDIO]
The National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, signed by President Barack Obama on Thursday, includes sweeping provisions dealing with sexual assaults in the military, paves the way for the eventual closure of Guantanamo Bay, and also contains a suicide prevention measure named after a New Jersey r…
Runyan Recognized for Suicide Prevention Efforts
Commitment to finding ways to lower the self-inflicted death rate among military personnel wins shore Representative Jon Runyan (R-3) recognition by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The group designated him among their 2013 "Allies for Action."