New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards for Public Service honors NJCTS Youth Advocates

Since 2007, the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards for Public Service has recognized volunteers who make a difference in their communities. Among the 2017 honorees were the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) Youth Advocates who were recognized in the Youth Volunteer Group Category. The

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Governor Chris Christie, Senate, and Assembly proclaim June 4th as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in New Jersey

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) received an official proclamation from the Governor’s Office of New Jersey as well as a Joint Legislative Resolution recognizing June 4th as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in the Garden State. Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman of New Jersey’s 16th legislative

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June 4th is Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in New Jersey

To mark the occasion of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in New Jersey, the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) celebrated with a press conference and award ceremony at the New Jersey State House in Trenton on Monday, June 5. Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7) partnered with NJCTS

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Senator Robert Menendez Expands Support for CARE for Tourette Syndrome Act

The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS) is proud to announce the reintroduction of federal legislation for Tourette Syndrome by U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (New Jersey). Titled the Collaborative Academic Research Efforts (CARE) for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2017, the legislation would amend the Public Health

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Rutgers scientists lead international effort to determine cause of Tourette Syndrome (Courier-News)

NEW BRUNSWICK – Four damaged genes that disrupt the normal development of the brain in those with Tourette syndrome — a neurological condition characterized by vocal and physical tics — have been identified by Rutgers University scientists and researchers from across the country involved in an international effort to determine

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Introducing a new series for teens & young adults: Ask The GreaTS

The NJCTS “Ask The GreaTS” sessions encourage, facilitate, and engage youth and young adults in the global Tourette Syndrome (TS) community to participate in meaningful discussions and an exchange of ideas. This support service allows for session participants to talk about relevant TS-related life topics with experienced NJCTS young adult

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Rutgers scientists lead international effort to determine cause of Tourette Syndrome

“Our partnership with Rutgers has resulted in the identification of key genes contributing to Tourette Syndrome, leading the way to a better understanding of this complex disorder. New Jersey families’ participation in the 2008 initial pilot led to establishing 26 National Institutes of Health collection sites around the world and

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NJAMHAA honors Faith Rice with 2017 Courage and Compassion Award

The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA) recognized individuals who contribute to the quality of life for children and adults throughout the state. NJAMHAA President and Chief Executive Officer Debra L. Wentz, PhD, and NJAMHAA Board Member Bob Budsock presented the Courage and Compassion Awards

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