I read a news story yesterday that was so disturbing it kept me awake last night. It was about an incident at a Dunkin' Donuts in Upstate New York and involves a homeless man, some ice water and a few cruel people who had nothing better to do than bully a vulnerable...read more
Working with persistently mentally ill people has many challenges, but is also extremely rewarding. Asimina Kremos, MA, MSW, a residential supervisor at West Bergen Mental Healthcare, shares her experience with assisting her residential clients in managing their...read more
The SOAR Experience: Another Successful Summer! West Bergen is pleased to share that the SOAR Experience (Social Skills, Outdoor Fun, Arts & Crafts, & Relationships) enjoyed another successful summer shaping the lives of participants through our one-of-a-kind...read more
As the summer begins to wind down, a big milestone for many families approaches. Sending your student to college is an exciting and busy time. You’ve shopped for dorm décor, picked a meal plan and met the roommate. With so much to think about getting ready for the...read more
School’s out and summer is here. Who else is excited to be free of the chaos of homework, school projects and after school activities? While summertime is a time to relax and unwind, it can also pose a challenge for parents whose kids now have a lot more free time....read more
Kate Spade and Anthony Bordain died by suicide last week. There were others as well: our neighbors, our friends, our community members. The growing numbers speak for themselves—we have a problem that together we can address and it needs to be today. According to...read more
SOAR – Social Skills, Outdoor Fun, Arts & Crafts, & Relationships; Is this the right summer program for your child?
Soar is a fun summer program in New Jersey for children with Level 1 Autism Welcome to a fun, "camp-like" experience in a therapeutic environment Are you looking for a summer program that not only provides a fun experience for children with Level 1 Autism Spectrum...read more