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The Institute Observes the Great American Smokeout

November 22, 2019

On November 21, the Institute’s Harlem, Walton, and Kingston health centers observed the Great American Smokeout. Institute staff talked with patients and community members about the benefits of a smoke-free lifestyle. Some patients tested...

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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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Walton Family Health Center Gets a Vegetable Garden

June 20, 2019

Anyone who’s visited our Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx has seen the unique roof garden that occupies the northwest corner of the second floor. This month, we made this special outdoor space...

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AIDS Walk 2019

May 20, 2019

On May 19th, Institute for Family Health staff participated in the annual AIDS Walk in Central Park. The AIDS Walk raises funds for a cause near and dear to us: prevention, care, and advocacy...

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Institute Hosts Press Conference for Manhattan District Attorney to Announce “Redefining Reentry” Initiative

April 9, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.2 million to expand healthcare, education, housing, and employment opportunities for New Yorkers reentering their communities from jail or prison. The Manhattan...

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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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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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