People experiencing homelessness can now receive mental health services at emergency shelters in New Jersey

People experiencing homelessness in New Jersey will now have easier access to mental health services. On Monday, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that allows mental health professionals to provide care at shelters. It removes red tape that previously prohibited this. “The stress individuals often face when experiencing homelessness can unfortunately lead to or exacerbate…

Here’s How Newark Plans To Fight Crime This Summer

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police are launching a “summer crime reduction initiative” in 2023. On Thursday, several city officials gathered for a news conference to discuss the upcoming initiative, which will be done as a partnership between the Newark Police Department and the Office of Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery. “Addressing crime as a public…