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  • September 13th, 2020

    Parents: Spot Mental Health Effects Connected to Remote Learning

    NJ 101.5 discussed how to spot mental health issues in students while remote learning.  In a recent 4-H National Council survey, 70% of responding teens said they felt depressed, anxious or highly stressed. In the same survey, 61% said the pandemic had increased their feelings of loneliness. A nationwide Gallup poll taken in June found three in 10 parents […]

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  • September 7th, 2020

    Recognizing the Strength and Dedication of the Teams at CarePlus

    An Update on Operations: Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Despite the uncertainty and challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff at CarePlus have not only risen to the occasion, but have also surpassed expectations of what would be possible. With a quick pivot to adhere to public health recommendations and safety precautions, we […]

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  • August 18th, 2020

    CarePlus’ Joe Masciandaro Receives NJBIZ ICON Award

    Prestigious honor recognizes business leaders over the age of 60 who have made significant contributions to New Jersey’s business community Care Plus NJ, Inc. (“CarePlus”), a pioneer in integrated primary and behavioral health services for adults and children, announces Joe Masciandaro, President & CEO, has been awarded an ICON Award from NJBIZ in recognition of […]

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  • August 14th, 2020

    CarePlus Opens Maternal & Family Center Led by Experts Certified in Perinatal Mental Health

    ROI- NJ covers the opening of The Maternal and Family Center, a Premier Maternal Mental Health Treatment Center with Expert Services for Prenatal, Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Families, Including Grief and Loss. “Maternal mental health has never been given the attention that it deserves both within the mental health field and within our communities. […]

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  • August 8th, 2020

    CarePlus Awarded Over $400,000 in Funding from FCC to Bolster Telehealth Services Amid Pandemic

    The Paramus Post discusses the importance of telehealth and how additional funding will help those affected during the pandemic.  Care Plus NJ has been awarded $442,361 in funding from the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau to increase its telehealth services. The funding will go toward the purchase of laptops, telehealth licenses, translation services, tablets, […]

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  • July 29th, 2020

    Bergen Mental Health Providers Receive Grant to Aid Essential Workers and Domestic Violence Victims

    CarePlus was recently awarded a $400,000 federal grant to help prevent suicide during the pandemic, with a focus on essential workers and domestic violence victims. The grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will fund the Bergen County Suicide Prevention and Response Program at a time when cases of anxiety and depression are […]

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  • July 19th, 2020

    Experts Feared a Spike in Suicides as Coronavirus Slammed N.J. But Data Shows They Actually Dropped covers the decrease in suicide rates during COVID-19.  As the pandemic continues, New Jersey has actually experienced a drop in suicide rate. Fewer people took their own lives in the months of March and April, than in the two prior years, preliminary state data shows. But mental health experts warn that could change as […]

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  • July 12th, 2020

    How to Volunteer and Donate in New Jersey During COVID-19 provides information on assisting agencies and nonprofit organizations. As COVID-19 continues to take a toll on individuals, families, and communities New Jerseyans have found a way to give back to those who need the help. From food banks, to shelters, pet adoption agencies, and mental health facilities, there is an abundance of ways to […]

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  • July 9th, 2020

    It’s OK High School Seniors Are Upset For Missing Out on Things

    NBC New York covers the different ways the pandemic has affected high schools seniors and the sense of loss they feel in the age of COVID. While many students have just completed a school year filled with virtual learning, many high school seniors are feeling a sense of loss surrounding what would have been a […]

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  • June 29th, 2020

    CarePlus’ Amie Del Sordo discusses Mental Health & COVID-19

    WMBC-TV s covers the different ways to be mindful of any mental health stressors during the pandemic.  Senior Vice President of Hospital and Community Services Amie Del Sordo, LCSW discusses the mental health challenges that many people have been facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amie states, “Being mindful of mental health stressors and treating them […]

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