Helping children with behavioral changes

| 15 Feb 2012 | 10:20

    SPARTA — On Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in Sparta, NAMI-Sussex will host a free one-hour presentation by Elizabeth Manley, the CEO of Caring Partners of Morris & Sussex. Caring Partners is a non-profit Care Management Organization which is part of the New Jersey System of Care adopted by the state Division of Child Behavioral Health Services. The mission of Caring Partners is to help children overcome social, emotional and behavioral challenges, and to ensure that these children and their parents or guardians have access to the full array of resources available. Parents of children or adolescents struggling with any of the following issues will benefit from learning about the services available through Caring Partners: challenging behavior at home or school; school phobia or refusal; running away; thinking or talking about death or suicide; persistent sadness or anxiety; difficulty making or keeping friends; use of alcohol or drugs; changes in eating or sleeping habits; harmful behavior to self or others. T he intensive, team-based case management services provided by Caring Partners of Morris & Sussex are accessible to families without regard to income, private health insurance or eligibility for Medicaid/NJ Family Care. The presentation will be held in room 206 of The Woodland Group Building, 376 Lafayette Road in Sparta. Use left side entrance. For more information or directions call NAMI-Sussex at 973-214-0632.