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Catholic Charities opens new addiction recovery program in Mercer County

July 10, 2020

People struggling to overcome opioid addiction are more vulnerable to the coronavirus because of its impact on respiratory and pulmonary health. At the same time, they’re more likely to experience homelessness or incarceration, which puts them at higher risk of catching and transmitting the virus.
That’s …

Comedian/actor Joe Piscopo to host virtual benefit for Catholic Charities

June 11, 2020

Comedian and actor Joe Piscopo will host Catholic Charities’ inaugural Guardian Angel Benefit of Hope this fall, a virtual event that will replace four of the agency’s annual fundraisers.
After the coronavirus pandemic shut down communities and turned public gatherings into a health risk, Catholic Charities …

Two Catholic Charities directors to be honored as mental health leaders

June 11, 2020

The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies will honor two Catholic Charities employees next week as leaders in the mental health field.
Crystal Smith (pictured, right), director of our PACT teams, will receive a Frontline Leadership Recognition Award.
Susan Loughery (pictured, below), our Director …

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