Tag: mental illness

I’m Tired of Writing This Post

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Yesterday’s heart-wrenching newsout of Fort Hood is distressingly familiar, Save Jerseyans: another mentally-ill shooter taking advantage of a “gun free zone” resulting in innocent lives lost. The worst part? Besides thinking of the families and what they’re going through? We Read More

Op-Ed: Legislation Should “Address a Root Cause”

Measures to Curb Violent Acts Should Focus on Untreated Mental Illness By: Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen, Passaic) Across New Jersey thousands of residents who suffer from mental illness are not receiving the treatment they need. This tragedy destroys families and Read More