United We Heal

AFSCME’s United We Heal campaign has long been securing a voice on the job for behavioral health workers and helping them improve at their jobs.

Many AFSCME members work in high-stress fields such as public safety, health care, emergency medical services and firefighting.

Two new AFSCME-backed laws will benefit public safety personnel and focus on helping those suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental ailm

Across New Jersey, behavioral health workers are coming together to have a voice on the job for themselves, their clients and the very future of the state. We need to send a clear message that in support of addressing the inequities that are at the root of the industry’s staffing crisis, giving these workers a protected voice and increasing funding transparency so we can build a behavioral health system to be proud of.

The House of Representatives has introduced H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which will give the federal government the power to negotiate directly with prescription drug corporations for lower prices for all of us. Click here to call Congress and urge them to pass this legislation now.

Labor Peace is Here for New Jersey Behavioral Health Workers