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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...

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.

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.

Todd Bennett

Two of the biggest barriers patients face when attempting to receive treatment for mental health issues include access to care and cost.

Signs You May Have Too Many Paranoid Thoughts

It's normal to have a few paranoid thoughts throughout the day. You might, for example, worry that your boss is mad at you, even when she isn't. Or, it might feel like your friends are talking behind your back, despite the fact they'd never do that. ...

How Do We Stop the Elderly Suicide Epidemic?

Data from CDC shows just how pressing the issue is: More than 41,000 people in the United States commit 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.