NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda Visits New School Based Health Center in the Bronx
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NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda Visits New School Based Health Center in the Bronx

October 9, 2019

On October 8, 2019, the Institute staff was pleased to welcome NY State Senator Luis Sepúlveda to our newest school based health center at the James M. Kieran School (JHS 123) in the Soundview...

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James M. Kieran Campus Gets a New School-Based Health Center

September 8, 2019

On September 5, 2019, the Institute opened our first school based health center in the Bronx, at the James M. Kieran School (JHS 123). Like the Institute’s other school based health centers, all of...

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SPOTLIGHT: ProSPECT Program

July 31, 2019

The Institute’s ProSPECT (Prevention of Symptoms and Psychosis through Education and Cognitive Therapy) program offers specialized services for adolescents and young adults ages 14-25 who may be experiencing changes in their mental health. ProSPECT...

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Suicide Safety Plan Wallet Cards at the Institute

September 10, 2018

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Institute has helped many people who’ve had thoughts of suicide, through our counseling services, Safety Planning Groups and more. Recently, we developed a pocket-size safety planning “wallet...

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We stand with transgender youth

March 10, 2017

The Institute’s LGBTQ Health Task Force works to assure access to LGBTQ-affirming health care throughout our organization. In light of recent national events, we wanted to reassert our support for policies that promote the...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #3

March 3, 2017

Reason #3: The ACA requires insurance plans to cover basic preventive services for women. Many of our patients have benefited from the ACA’s requirement that all health plans cover preventive services for women without...

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National Health Center Week Recap: Meet our #InstituteInnovators

August 18, 2016

Last week we celebrated National Health Center Week by showcasing our #InstituteInnovators. The theme for the week was “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health.” At the Institute, our innovators are working tirelessly...

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Exploring Identity and Art at a School-Based Health Center

June 17, 2016

  Olivia Button, a 2015-16 Community HealthCorps member, worked at one of the Institute’s school-based health centers this year. As a part of her service, she helped put on an art show to help...

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Notes from the Field: Home Runs and Health with Harlem’s Youth

June 3, 2016

Dr. Bamidele Olatunbosun is a third-year resident in the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine program, set to graduate this month.  As part of his residency training, Dr. Olatunsbosun and a few of his fellow residents assisted local...

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Adolescents: Back to School; Back for a Health Check

October 9, 2015

As kids return to school, the Fall season is also a great time to think about their yearly check-up. This is especially true for adolescents (kids and young adults ages 10-19). Why is adolescent...

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