State News

This Mother’s Day New Jersey Encourages Mothers to Speak Up When They Are Down

TRENTON – Mother’s Day calls to mind images of flowers, greeting cards and Sunday brunches. But for mothers affected with postpartum depression (PPD) or other perinatal mood disorders (PMD), the holiday is far from joyful. In New Jersey, women have numerous resources available to them to overcome the effects of PMD, but first they must ask for help.

Less Than A Month Left To Register For Disaster Assistance

SOMERSET—Those who suffered losses or damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding of mid-March and who live or have a business in the New Jersey counties declared disaster areas by President Obama under the April 2, 2010 declaration have less than a month left to apply for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).