Contact Us
Make My Homepage
mental health

mental health

Lacey Spears, indicted June 17, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., on charges of depraved murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears.  (AP Photo/Westchester County District Attorney, File)
Lacey Spears, indicted June 17, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., on charges of depraved murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. (AP Photo/Westchester County District Attorney, File)
[

Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.

Read More|Comment

RS2683_122492757-300x2021
[

Gold Alert Targets Developmentally Disabled [AUDIO]

Adding to the systems that let the public know when a child has been abducted, or an elderly person can't be located, legislation in Trenton would introduce the Gold Alert System to help find another segment of vulnerable New Jersey residents.

Read More|Comment

Help is a Phone call away
Artem Furman/ThinkStock
[

Help is a Phone Call Away [AUDIO]

May is "Mental Health Month" and New Jerseyans are being reminded that free help is a phone call away.

Read More|Comment

Hurricane Sandy Emotion
Sandy Huffaker, Getty Images
[

Free Mental Health First Aid Training Offered in Ocean County [AUDIO]

As New Jerseyans living in the areas impacted the hardest by Superstorm Sandy continue to put their lives back together, many are seeking help for mental health disorders.

Read More|Comment

Flooding
John Moore, Getty Images
[

Sandy Still Causing Mental Health Problems, Poll Finds [AUDIO]

Mental health issues persist among Superstorm Sandy victims, nearly 17 months since the storm made landfall in New Jersey, according to a new Monmouth University Poll.

Read More|Comment

Child waking up from a nightmare
Juriah Mosin/ThinkStock
[

Youthful Nightmares May Presage Adult Mental Problems

Hopefully this only applies to British people, but a new study says consistent nightmares as a child may indicate a greater likelihood of mental problems as an adult.

Read More|Comment

Hurricane Sandy
Andrew Burton, Getty Images
[

Sandy Nearly One Year Later: Emotions Still High [AUDIO]

It's been nearly a year since Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Jersey coastline and left countless families with deep emotional scars, including many children who are just now starting to scratch the surface of their feelings in the aftermath of the disaster.

Read More|Comment

Mental Illness
Flickr User D. Sharon Pruitt (Pink Sherbert Photography)
[

Helping Kids Balance Their Mental Health [SERIES]

In part five of our series "NJ Children Confronting Mental Illness," we focus on how parents can help their children deal with mental health, and get the help they need.

Read More|Comment

Pills
Flickr User The Javorac
[

Will Your Kid’s Mental Health Treatment Be Covered? [SERIES]

In part four of our series "NJ Children Confronting Mental Illness," we learn that many conditions are not covered completely, and some are simply ignored by the insurance companies.

Read More|Comment

Attitudes In Reverse Facebook
Attitudes In Reverse Facebook
[

NJ Group Educates About Mental Health Issues [SERIES]

In part 3 of our series "NJ Children Confronting Mental Illness," we meet a New Jersey woman whose son was diagnosed with mental illness at age 15, and then took his own life four years later.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!