Mental Health


Dementia- Coping with Decline in Communication

By Sofia Magnifico, BSN, RN-BC, Manager at Ramapo Ridge Psychiatric Hospital at Christian Health Care Center When caring for and

Cyberbullying and Social Media

Bullying was once only the fear of school grounds, downtown, or baseball fields. No longer do the sights and sounds

How to Survive Stress

Stress affects everyone throughout the year, and certain times of the year may be more stressful than other times. You

Celebrating Nurses Week and National Mental Health Month

During the month of May we celebrate both Nurses Week and National Mental Health Month. It is a time of

The Opioid Epidemic – New Jersey and Gov. Chris Christie

Sadly, opioid use and deaths associated with the use of heroin and fentanyl (a synthetic form of heroin that is

Facts and Myths about Dementia

This past month David Cassidy, musician and former star of the 1970’s TV series “The Partridge Family,” announced that he


With every new year comes an important question that we all need to ask ourselves: How will I choose to

Alcohol and the Holidays

Alcohol is a common part of many holiday traditions and celebrations. Unfortunately, so are alcohol-related accidents and deaths. Approximately 1,200

Holiday Survival Guide

For many people, it’s the same sensation every holiday season. The leaves are changing color and there's crispness in the

Continuum of Care for Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, 5.2 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s