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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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What is Wellness?

March 2, 2018

The Wellness Connection program at the Institute for Family Health coordinates mental health, substance abuse, medical, case and care management services, and a variety of wellness-centered groups to help you make the choices that...

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Community Health Centers Around the Nation Are in Limbo, Awaiting Final Federal Spending Bill

January 25, 2018

In what has been an unprecedented funding lapse, Congress has yet to fund the nation’s community health centers, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program, and other...

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Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center for Counseling in the Bronx

October 20, 2017

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in the Bronx. The congressman serves New York's 14th District and is Chairman of the Democratic Caucus.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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An Open Letter to the Community

June 1, 2017

Every day, people of color are dying in our communities, some at the hands of our neighbors, others at the hands of those charged with protecting us. We remain grief- stricken, and outraged at...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #5

March 24, 2017

Reason #5: Mental Health & Substance Use Treatment as an Essential Benefit Historically, mental health services have not been valued in the same way that medical and surgical services are. The Affordable Care Act...

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Thank you to our supporters!

December 20, 2016

Thank you to all our generous supporters for donating to the Institute for Family Health this holiday season, and helping us #GiveFamilyHealth. We are grateful and thankful for your commitment to ensuring that those...

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