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Mental Health Facts

By |May 11th, 2017|

Rock, Roll, & Food Trucks event!

By |May 11th, 2017|

HEALTHY KIDS DAY

By |March 6th, 2017|

Healthy Kids Day 2017

Suicide: The Only Top 10 in U.S. Deaths that’s Increasing Yearly

By |October 4th, 2016|

Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy, and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) is committed to decreasing youth suicide. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for New Jersey’s youth ages 10-24.  Parents, professionals and/or concerned citizens can use the following resources for support and/or guidance related to suicide or […]

The Wyckoff Family YMCA Announces “The Link”

By |May 5th, 2016|

At a time when we are all living life in the fast lane, the Y takes a moment for your seventh or eighth grader to connect. At THE LINK, the Y is committed to helping your child get ready for high school and the formative years ahead.

Click to learn more!

Don’t Miss the Wyckoff Memorial Day Parade!

By |May 5th, 2016|

The parade will be on Monday, May 30, 2016 and a special “Stigma Free” float will be featured. Stay tuned for more details.

Stand Up to Stigma!

By |May 5th, 2016|

What is Stigma?
Stigma is a mark of disgrace which results from a judgement by others. When an individual is labeled by an illness, he/she too often experiences judgment and prejudice. Stigma often causes experiences and feelings of shame, embarrassment, distress, hopelessness and reluctance to seek help. As a result, stigma is one of the main […]

Know the Five Signs

By |February 17th, 2016|

Nearly one in every five people, or 42.5 million American adults, has a diagnosable mental health condition. Half of all lifetime cases of mental disorders begin by age 14.

Here are Five Signs that may mean someone is in emotional pain and might need help.

DECLARES MUNICIPALITY A STIGMA-FREE ZONE

By |February 4th, 2015|

One in four adults experiences a diagnosable mental illness every year and many of the individuals do not seek help because of fear of shame or judgment from friends, family and co-workers.  On March 3, 2015, Wyckoff made the first steps towards eliminating the stigma associated with mental illness. The elimination of mental health stigma […]

NORTHJERSEY.com

By |February 4th, 2015|

Northwest Bergen communities promote mental wellness

Oakland – About three months ago, George Gorman heard news no parent should ever hear: His son had taken his own life.

Gorman’s startling admission came on Mar25 at an Oakland Borough Council meeting when it was considering becoming a ‘stigma-free community,’ joining a county campaign to reduce the stigma associated […]