Women's Health

The sights and sounds of combat are powerful memories, ones that can impact your mental well-being long after you’ve returned from military duty. If you’re a veteran who’s struggling with depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder, Atlantic Behavioral Health’s True North program can help. Our licensed clinicians have experience addressing the common challenges former servicemen and women face as they readjust to civilian life. Learn more about True North and program eligibility >




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. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”
 
The Importance of Cardiovascular Exercise for Heart Health
Learn about different types of cardiovascular exercise and practical strategies for meeting individual fitness goals.
Tuesday, February 5; 6:30 to 7:30pm
Sussex County Library, Louise Childs Branch, 21 Stanhope Sparta Road, Stanhope, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
New Vitality: Back in Time: Saga of Bomber 19
On July 19, 1943, a young U.S. Army Air Force crew prepared for what was to be a routine cross country and navigation nonstop training flight to El Paso, Texas. Learn about the crew, the aircraft, its loss and efforts by family members to honor the sacrifice of the crew.
Wednesday, February 6 or February 13; 9:30 to 10:30am 
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.
 
New Vitality: The Path to Better Health
Those struggling with chronic illness will learn how to better manage their disease and their life. Participants must attend all four meeting dates.
Thursdays, February 7 to 28; 10:30am to Noon
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.
 
New Vitality: Technology for Seniors
Students from Hackettstown High School will teach older adults how to use their cell phone, computer or tablet.
Wednesday, February 20; 11:00am to Noon
Hackettstown High School, 599 Warren Street, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Heart-Healthy Eating
Learn shopping tips, recipes and instructions for reading food labels that can help you eat heart healthy.
Wednesday, February 27; 1:00 to 2:00pm
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.
 
Colorectal Cancer Prevention: What You Need to Know
Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States, but early detection and regular screenings can help lower your risk. This presentation includes a light dinner.
Wednesday, March 13; 5:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
New Vitality: Emergency Preparedness
A disaster or a personal emergency can affect you in many ways. Learn how to create a communications plan with your family, make a supply kit or “go” bag, and stay informed on safety issues.
Thursday, March 14; 10:30 to 11:30am
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.

 
Weight Loss Surgery Webinar
A bariatric surgeon will provide an overview of the most effective weight loss procedures, touching on health benefits, qualifications and how many pounds you can lose. Access to a computer is required to participate.
Register online >
 
Tobacco 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 6:30pm
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, West Wing 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, West Wing 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
 
New Vitality: 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
Mondays and Thursdays, 2:00 to 3:15pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information, 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
    Mondays, 6:00 to 7:30pm (group meetings for family members)

     
  • Aftercare Program
    Individuals who complete the adult IOP receive relapse prevention.
    Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:30am or 6:00 to 7:30pm

     
  • 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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THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- Many women in developing countries lack access to advanced screening for cervical cancer. But researchers say a new "AI" technique might help.

The technique relies on photos and computer artificial intelligence to identify changes that may lead to cervical cancer.

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