• Codey Unveils Plan To Combat Teen Suicide

    Richard Codey, a New Jersey state senator and former governor, unveiled a three-point plan to address teen suicide and depression today in West Orange. The plan would train auxiliary school staff to help them interact with students...

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  • VHS Holds Suicide Prevention Assembly

    On Monday, April 16, a representative from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Elizabeth Roithmayr, came to VHS to speak with the senior class about mental health and awareness while transitioning to college life. The American Foundation...

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  • Suicide Awareness Training At Community Center

    Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. Unfortunately, these opportunities are often missed,...

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  • Fundraisers Total Nearly $150K For Suicide Awareness, Prevention

    Last October’s Verona Park walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was the second largest in the state of New Jersey, with 1,200 participants raising $116,346 for suicide awareness and prevention programs. The Newman Cares Blockfest...

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  • A Walk In The Park

    It was an exceptionally warm October day on Sunday. Feeling more like early September than late October. A beautiful day with sunshine coupled with leaves changing color. My family (three of us; my son, my husband and...

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  • Suicide Prevention Walk Thanks Sponsors

    The organizers of the Montclair-Verona Out of the Darkness Walk to be held on Sunday, October 22, are thanking the sponsors who have helped propel the walk for suicide awareness and prevention well past its original fundraising...

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  • Superintendent’s Convocation Speech 2017: What It Means To Be A Good Person

    Good morning and welcome back to another school year. Each September affords us an opportunity to return to our classrooms, recharged and with a new outlook on the year that lies ahead. It is wonderful to see...

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