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NJ program helps mothers of children with special needs (VIDEO)

The organization Mom2Mom recently held a pre-Mother’s Day event, highlighting moms of children and adults with special needs and the additional support that these special women need.

Silver Award: Reciprocal Peer Support for Addressing Mental Health Crises Among Police, Veterans, Mothers of Special Needs Children, and Others (PDF)

Confiding in someone with similar experiences is often helpful during a time of personal crisis. That is the guiding principle behind Reciprocal Peer Support, a groundbreaking program that connects persons experiencing a mental health crisis with a peer from a similar background.

“Reciprocal Peer Support” (RPS): A Decade of Not So Random Acts of Kindness (PDF)

This article describes the peer support activity provided at University Behavioral HealthCare – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in a variety of peer programs.

DCF launches PSA and digital campaign

Kids, teens & young adults are coping with a lot. Their daily structure has been disrupted, & they are missing milestones, time in school & engaging with friends. These changes can weigh heavily on them & affect their mental & physical health.

Division of Developmental Disabilities to fund Mom2Mom Adult

Mom2Mom Adult will provide specialized support to caregivers of adults with special needs. By calling 833- NJ- ADULT (833- 652-3858) moms will be connected to a caregiver of an adult with disabilities and is currently involved with DDD. These peer support specialists know how to help you.