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Thought Of The Month: April 2019

“No Pain, No Gain” By: Vince DiPasquale “April showers bring May flowers”; “No pain, no gain”; “Struggle is part of life”; “In each life a little rain must fall”; clichés that teach us the basic lesson of life. We have to work and invest in everything life offers that is worthwhile. We are asked each […]

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Opioids and the Older Adult \ “Education is Prevention” : Help The Starting Point to Share This Free Community Offering

Friends, With regards to the current crisis of opiate addiction, we are battling some frightening statistics: Almost one-third of all Medicare patients — nearly 12 million people — were prescribed opioid painkillers by their physicians in 2015. That same year, 2.7 million Americans over age 50 abused painkillers, meaning they took them for reasons or […]

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Beginning Thursday Night: March 21st – Psycho Educational Group Therapy for Youth

Topics include: •  Peer pressure •  Bullying •  Safety and Health •  Coping Skills •  School Challenges •  Loss & Grief •  Dating •  Self-Care Audience: Appropriate for children aged 6-11 When: Every Thursday Night: March 21st – May 23rd, from 6pm-7:15pm Held at: The Starting Point Inc. of New Jersey, 215 Highland Ave. Haddon […]

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New Workshop Sat May 2nd 2019: “The Sandwich Generation”

Did you know that 45% of middle-aged adults are caring for an aging parent or young adult children. Are YOU one of them? Join Donna Pucci (MHK) for an informative session which discusses – and addresses – the issues that these challenges can present. Program Name: “The Sandwich Generation” When: Thursday May 2nd, 7-8:30PM Where: […]

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Beginning Thurs Jan 31th 7PM: New Life Recovery Weekly Meeting using the Life Recovery Bible …

The Life Recovery Bible is today’s #1-selling recovery Bible and is based on the 12-step recovery model. It was created by two of today’s leading recovery experts, David Stoop, Ph.D., and Stephen Arterburn, M.Ed., to lead readers to the source of true healing―God himself. Join with us in the journey of healing, growth and spiritual […]

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Help Us to Help Others

Dear Friends and Family of The Starting Point, Each of you have a story and, like most stories, they have a starting point.  I didn’t realize I was abusing prescription drugs, but found heroin cheaper…  I had been drinking for 20 years when I met Vince…  How did I get here? When contemplating suicide for […]

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Thought Of The Month: July 2018

“Lessons of Freedom” By Vince DiPasquale When People lack a sense of awe, there will be disaster. When People do not fear worldly power, a greater power will arrive. Do not limit the view of yourself. Do not despise the conditions of your birth. Do not resist the natural course of your life. In this […]

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Thought For The Month – Sept 2017

“Live, Laugh, Love” By: Vince DiPasquale As summer comes to an end and we once again go back to reality, I always feel like the world changes gears.  We are reminded that we live in a world that truly makes life complicated.  We have a choice: we can get bogged down in the rules of the […]

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Office Space at the Starting Point

Are You a Mental Health Professional Who Would Like to Join The Starting Point “Family”? The Starting Point has shared office space available for rental to licensed mental health professionals. Your shared space would be with one of the approximately 25 other professionals who already maintain practices here. This is the perfect situation for someone […]

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Business to Business Networking Opportunity

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