Serving more than one million of New Jersey's most vulnerable citizens, DHS serves individuals and families with low incomes; people with mental illnesses, disabilities or special needs; and parents needing children’s healthcare, child care or facing catastrophic medical expenses for their children.
Trenton, NJ – Raising awareness of the importance of heart health in women, First Lady Mary Pat Christie announced that Drumthwacket, the Governor’s Official residence in Princeton, will once again illuminate in red for the 13th annual Go Red for Women - National Wear Red Day on Friday evening, February 5, 2016. Cardiovascular disease is the number one health issue facing women today. In fact, an estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease.
Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program (NJPMP), a database which contains detailed information on prescriptions for Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS) and human growth hormone, is now actively sharing data with a total of five states, Governor Chris Christie announced today. Rhode Island, Virginia and Minnesota are the three states that recently established interconnectivity between the NJPMP and their respective prescription monitoring programs, joining Delaware and Connecticut.