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Selected students attend Monmouth County Youth Wellness Summit

Selected students attend Monmouth County Youth Wellness Summit

Sarah McNey

May 22, 2018

The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) hosted its annual Monmouth County Youth Wellness Summit at Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus on Tuesday, May 22. The event was sponsored by Brookdale and Manasquan Bank. Three seniors, two juniors and one sophomore attended this year...

Mental health coverage is a necessity

Mental health coverage is a necessity

Lauren Spiezia

May 16, 2017

Hundreds of insurance companies around the country have broken a law for nearly ten years. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 requires American insurance providers to create limitations on the amount of money offered for the coverage of mental health benefits. Despite the implementation,...

Orthorexia hidden in modern society

Orthorexia hidden in modern society

Kate Ridoux

September 16, 2016

Over the past several years, the line between diets and eating disorders has grown increasingly thin. So thin, in fact, that those who cross it may be unaware of the dangerous impact it can have on their physical and mental health. Worldwide, many people are taking "healthy" or "clean" eating to such...

Mental health education helps ease pressures

January 31, 2014

By HANNAH WALLACH Features Editor Last August, New Jersey Monthly named CHS the second best public high school in the state, and in a 2012 survey, 63 percent of students here said most of the pressure they feel comes from school. By those measures, CHS fosters a high-achieving, high stress environ...

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