Vanguard Theater to explore stigmas around mental illness in new production

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanguard Theater had announced the cast and creative team for its mainstage production of the Pulitzer Prize–winning musical, “Next to Normal.”  Erica Dorfler stars as Diana; Dorfler made her Broadway debut in the 2010 Tony Award–winning hit “Memphis,” followed by the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award–winning “The Book of Mormon,” among other […]

Mental Health Association of NJ offers online support, skills groups

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Mental Health Association in New Jersey is providing a new virtual wellness center that offers no-cost groups and workshops statewide to individuals interested in day-to-day wellness, support for substance use disorder and strategies for improving mental health.  Called United by Wellness, the center can be accessed online or by call-in. More […]

Recognizing BIPOC mental health at OSPAC

Recognizing BIPOC mental health at OSPAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Pleasant Valley Productions, the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, Lynette Entertainment LLC and the New Jersey Creative Arts Collaborative have come together to recognize BIPOC Mental Health Month this July with a live performance. The 90-minute, live, in-person, outdoor event will be held at […]

West Orange couple honored at JFS gala

West Orange couple honored at JFS gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ held its annual gala, “An Evening of Broadway, Hope & Laughter,” on Tuesday, May 11, virtually, honoring West Orange residents Eta and Mark Levenson and the Eric Eliezer Levenson Foundation for Hope for their dedication and support of JFS MetroWest NJ and the Greater MetroWest […]