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Dr. Jack Geiger, Creator of U.S. Community Health Center Model, Presents Grand Rounds on October 13th

His presentation, titled “America’s Community Health Centers: origins and future,” will enable learners to understand the creation of the discipline of community-oriented primary care in apartheid South Africa, to trace the political process by which this model of health care was created and developed in the United States, and to examine the spread of this model to 142 nations with widely varying systems of health care.

The Institute’s PurpLE Clinic Receives $600,000 in Funding to Expand Access to Primary Health Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking in NYC

New York, NY (October 5, 2017) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). The funding will expand the work of the Institute’s PurpLE (Purpose: Listen and Engage) Clinic, New York City’s first community health center-based clinic targeted to the needs of survivors of human …read more

Institute for Family Health Receives Federal Funding to Prevent and Reduce Childhood Obesity in the Bronx

New York, NY (September 28, 2017) — The Institute for Family Health was awarded $350,000 per year for three years by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement Healthy Families, Healthy Children in 22 Bronx churches. The Institute, along with 15 other organizations nationwide, …read more

#NSPM: Preventing Suicide with Safety Planning Groups at the Institute for Family Health, a Q&A with our Director of Suicide Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Our Director of Suicide Prevention, Sarah A. Bernes, MPH, LMSW shared with us some information about a new service at the Institute – Suicide Safety Planning Groups.

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#NSPM: Preventing Suicide with Safety Planning Groups at the Institute for Family Health, a Q&A with our Director of Suicide Prevention

September 28, 2017

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Our Director of Suicide Prevention, Sarah A. Bernes, MPH, LMSW shared with us some information about a new service at the Institute - Suicide Safety Planning Groups.

Institute in the Field: Providing Disaster Mental Health Services to People Affected by Hurricane Harvey

September 13, 2017

The Institute's Director of Substance Abuse Prevention, Thomas McCarry, LMHC, volunteered with the Red Cross to provide mental health services to people affected by Hurricane Harvey. He volunteered in shelters from August 31st -September...

5 Ways You Can Help Prevent Drug Overdoses

August 31, 2017

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. Our Director of Substance Abuse Prevention, Thomas McCarry, LMHC wants you to know that "prevention works, treatment is effective and recovery is possible." Below are five ways he...