Phillip Lubitz, associate director of the New Jersey chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness, says the state needs more resources to help successfully treat the mentally ill.
While visiting a group home, Gov. Christie talked about taking the savings from closing developmental centers and putting that money into more group homes.
Three months after a train derailment in Paulsboro, Conrail has announced it will build a new movable bridge.
Many in the health care industry are pleased that Gov. Chris Christie announced an expansion of Medicaid coverage in the state.
With easier access to gambling online, some worry more problem gambling will occur.
Chairman of Assembly Health Committee Says Medicaid Expansion Will Reduce Uncompensated Care for Hospitals
Assemblyman Herb Conaway believes New Jersey's health care exchange will benefit patients and health care providers.
Family members of those with developmental disabilities gathered at Montclair State University to tell lawmakers that they shouldn't allow the closures of developmental centers.
Parents who are concerned about their children's development can bring them to a free screening at Children's Specialized Hospital, which will tell them if they should get a full evaluation.
After the Ford Motor Company dumped contaminants in Ringwood in the 1960s, the cleanup continues. The EPA says the process is moving forward but residents are concerned about their health.
Assemblyman John Burzichelli has sponsored the New Jersey Death with Dignity Act, which would allow terminally ill patients with six months or less to live to end their own life under certain ...
Sylvia Axelrod hopes the increased attention on mental health services after the Newtown shooting will lead to increased mental health resources and better education about mental health issues.
Commissioner Mary O'Dowd says hospitals are experiencing twice the amount of emergency visits due to flu-like illness this year than they did at the same time last year.
With the numbers of flu cases very high this year, thousands of residents are looking to health care professionals to get vaccinated.
The CDC says 29 states, including New Jersey, have reported high levels of flu activity. Officials warn this flu season could be severe, and it’s arrived about five weeks ahead of schedule.
Dr. Joseph Colford says adults should reassure small children that they are safe and schools should continue to provide psychologists and counselors for children to use.