How Do We Stop The Elderly Suicide Epidemic?

Data from the CDC shows just how pressing the issue is: More than 41,000 people in the United States die by suicide each year, making it the 10th leading cause of death among adults. Tragic and complicated, suicide leaves families and friends looking for answers-and wondering how it could have been prevented.

Hackettstown Business Improvement District celebrates opening of Center for Assessment and Treatment

Celebrating the grand opening of the Center for Assessment and Treatment in Hackettstown are, from left, Roseann Stanton, Mayor Michael Lavery and Todd Bennett. (Photo courtesy Hackettstown BID) HACKETTSTOWN - The Hackettstown Business Improvement District (BID) announces the grand opening...

Hackettstown couple offering scholarships to local students

Hoping to inspire students entering the mental health field, the Center for Assessment and Treatment in Hackettstown is offering scholarships to help with the cost of their education. "If you're a high schooler and you're thinking of going into psychology, social work, any type of mental health major, then you need to have a little bit of financial help.

Long Valley therapists hope to fill non-profit counseling void

WASHINGTON TWP. - By its nature, an emotional crisis needs immediate attention. Unfortunately, such attention is often difficult if not impossible with waiting lists extending for months to get an appointment with a psychiatrist or psychologist.

Center for Assessment and Treatment in Hackettstown hosting backpack drive

It's almost time to head back to school and Center for Assessment and Treatment is kicking off its second annual backpack drive. The Center for Assessment and Treatment, a social service nonprofit mental health agency based in Hackettstown, hosts the drive to provide local students with the tools needed to shine in the classroom.