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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Travel Advice for a Healthy Trip

Travel Advice for a Healthy Trip

August 8, 2019

Traveling this month? Dr. Linda Prine, the Institute of Family Health’s Director of Women’s Health, offers these tips for healthy and safe travels. Part of this post was originally published on HelloGiggles. Are people...

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Breastfeeding Support at the Institute

July 31, 2019

World Breastfeeding Week begins tomorrow, but Institute health centers provide support to breastfeeding moms and babies throughout the year! This past July, we launched a breastfeeding support group in Harlem, where moms and babies...

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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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Building a Trauma-Resilient Kingston

May 17, 2019

Did you know that traumatic experiences in childhood can have lifelong effects on health? While childhood trauma or toxic stress can take many forms, it can include events such as ongoing financial insecurity, abuse,...

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International Doula Month

April 30, 2019

May is International Doula Month! The Institute for Family Health is proud to offer a no-cost doula matching service as part of our comprehensive prenatal care program in New York City. A doula is a trained professional who...

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The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

December 10, 2018

On December 10, 2018, the Institute for Family Health submitted comments on proposed changes to the so-called Public Charge rule. The proposed changes, published by the federal government in October, would change how immigration...

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Celebrating Health Centers and Democracy at National Health Center Week 2018

August 31, 2018

This month, the Institute for Family Health participated in National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th). An initiative of the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Health Center Advocacy Network, National Health...

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The Health Center Funding Cliff Has Been Restored!

February 9, 2018

We did it! Thanks, in part, to the advocacy and solidarity shown among health center staff and supporters, Congress has voted to reauthorize several federal programs that are critical to the important work of...

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