Atlantic County

$800,000 Grant allows AtlantiCare to expand suicide prevention efforts

AtlantiCare is expanding its programs and services aimed at preventing suicide attempts and deaths by suicide. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded AtlantiCare Behavioral Health a 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Response for Suicide Prevention grant. ABH will use the $800,000 in funds to expand evidence based practices in Read more…

By Nanette LoBiondo Galloway, ago
Atlantic County

Atlantic Cape alumnus works to find treatments for COVID-19 patients

An Atlantic Cape Community College Distinguished Alumni award winner is now at the forefront of researching and developing treatments for COVID-19 patients. Felix Contreras-Castro, who grew up in Galloway Township and Brigantine, graduated from Absegami High School and Atlantic Cape Community College, is a clinical research manager at Mount Sinai Read more…

By Nanette LoBiondo Galloway, ago