Women's Health

Whether it’s the result of a job, finances or relationships, everyone experiences varying degrees of anxiety in their life. When stress levels get too high, however, our bodies will often start sending us red flags. Learn how to heed these warnings and maintain your well-being by coming to a dinner and a lecture at Newton Medical Center, where we’ll discuss the physical, emotional and behavioral implications of stress. “Stress and You – Knowing the Signs” will be held on Wednesday, September 26 at 5:30pm in the Romano Conference Center. Register now >


Women's Health Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

Back in Time: Operation Phantom Fury
This in-depth look into the second battle of Fallujah will analyze the tactics used, the strategic value of the city and the ensuing aftermath.
Monday, September 10 or Wednesday, September 19; 10:30 to 11:30am
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.

Weight Loss Surgery Webinar
A bariatric surgeon will provide an overview of the most-effective bariatric procedures performed, as well as how much weight you can lose, health benefits and qualifications. All you need is access to a computer to participate.
Thursday, September 13; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Register online >


Total Hip and Knee Replacement
Learn reasons why you may need a joint replacement and what to expect from the day you decide to have the surgery through rehabilitation.
Tuesday, September 18; 11:00am to 12:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Medicare Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know
A representative of the Warren County Division of Aging and Disability Services will discuss the Medicare open enrollment process.
Tuesday, September 18; 2:00 to 3:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
United Way Caregivers Conference
This month’s theme is “Caregiving Across the Lifespan, More Tools for Your Journey.”
Saturday, September 22; 9:00am to 1:00pm
Merrill Creek Reservoir Visitor’s Center, 4 Merrill Creek Rd, Washington, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-993-1160, ext. 305.
 
Stress and You: Knowing the Signs
Learn how to recognize the physical, emotional and behavioral warning signs of stress. Pre-registration is required.
Tuesday, September 25; 2:00 to 3:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.

Cancer Thriving and Surviving Workshop
Cancer survivors who have completed treatments and their caregivers will learn how to address common survivorship problems, such as frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty. Our team of peer leaders will also discuss exercise tips, treatment decision-making, complementary therapies, effective communication tactics, nutrition and setting priorities. This free course, which is based on Stanford University’s chronic disease self-management model, meets two-and-a-half hours per week for six weeks.
Sponsor: Sussex Warren Chronic Disease Coalition
For more information, dates and to register, please call 973-579-0370 x1233 or 908-387-9888.
 
Smoking Cessation Program
Learn how to quit smoking over the course of six weeks with the help of a certified tobacco treatment specialist. Those interested must complete a smoking assessment in order to participate. Space is limited; please call for dates.
5:00 to 6:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, 1st Floor, Conference Dining Room
For more information and to register, please call 908-979-8797.
 
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Adults with multiple sclerosis can receive education and mutual support. Registration is not required.
Second Monday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Gene C. Milton Conference Room
 
The Arc of New Jersey
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can receive education and mutual support.
Third Thursday of every month, 6:00 to 7:00pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Gene C. Milton Conference Room
 
Overeaters Anonymous
Learn about compulsive overeating and how to overcome it.
Sundays, 9:00 to 10:00am
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Conference Dining Room
 
Shake It Up
Older adults can learn low impact, low intensity exercises that focus on improving stamina, flexibility, balance and strength.
Fee: $4 per person per session; first session is free
Mondays and Thursdays, 1:00 to 2:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Get Fit Exercise Program
Learn workouts that may improve your physical fitness and overall health.
Hackettstown Medical Center, Therapy Department, Suite 1700
For a schedule and to register, please call 908-441-1348.
 
Fall Risk Screening
Receive a balance screening and learn ways to improve your stability and prevent falls. Appointments are required.
Hackettstown Medical Center, Therapy Department, Suite 1700
For more information and to make an appointment, please call 908-850-6925.
 
Basic Life Support and First Aid
See a list of available classes and register online >
 
Medical Nutrition Counseling
Individual sessions are available by appointment at Hackettstown Medical Center. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 908-441-1482.
 
Substance Use Outpatient Services
Each program below consists of psychoeducation and counseling provided by experienced, licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselors.
Counseling and Addiction Center
112 East Avenue, Unit 9, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information, please call 908-441-1558.

 
  • Adult Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)
    Family members are welcome to attend.

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am to Noon

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 to 9:00pm

     
  • Aftercare Program
    Individuals who complete the adult IOP receive relapse prevention.

    Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7:45pm


  • Adult Outpatient Program
    Adults 18 and older who meet criteria for mild substance use disorders are eligible.Mondays and Thursdays, 6:00 to 7:30pm
     
  • Adolescent Outpatient Program
    Mondays and Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:00pm

     
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The Pap test, used for over 50 years to spot the early signs of cervical cancer, may soon become a thing of the past, new research suggests.

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