Posts Tagged: mental health

Q&A: Creative Arts Therapy helping children heal

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Providence House Domestic Violence Services is an organization that offers a wide array of services for victims of domestic violence, free of charge. One of these programs is PALS, which stands for Peace: A Learned Solution. It offers creative arts …

Community collaboration key in long-term recovery for mental health, addiction

New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway Jr. visited Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s ambulatory detox clinic in Trenton today to learn more about how the new integrative healthcare approach there – called Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, or CCBHC – saves money and improves long-term outcomes …

Q&A: How to spot childhood trauma and vicarious trauma

As a therapist who counsels children recovering from sexual abuse and other traumas, Melissa Boege hears terrible things every day.
“It’s really difficult to not take it home with you,” she said.
But Boege, who works at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Family Growth program in Red …

Governor appoints Catholic Charities operations director to oversight board

Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Director of Operations Susan Loughery to a statewide oversight board that was created to ensure community-based healthcare providers get adequately reimbursed for the mental health and addiction patients they treat.
Loughery (pictured, left) will serve as …

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