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(English) What is Wellness?

marzo 2, 2018

(English) 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...

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(English) The Health Center Funding Cliff Has Been Restored!

febrero 9, 2018

(English) 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...

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(English) Institute Staff Stand with Health Centers Nationwide on #RedAlert4CHCs National Day of Demonstration

febrero 7, 2018

(English) Staff around the Institute's network wore red in support of the National Day of Demonstration urging Congress to #FixtheCliff and fund community health centers.

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

enero 25, 2018

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(English) The Institute and Social Security Administration Collaborate to Make Social Security Disability Process More Efficient

octubre 26, 2017

(English) The SSA will receive medical records within minutes or hours, as compared to weeks through the traditional manual process (mail, fax, or secure website). The electronic process saves time and money.

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

octubre 20, 2017

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

septiembre 28, 2017

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

septiembre 13, 2017

(English) 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...

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(English) 5 Ways You Can Help Prevent Drug Overdoses

agosto 31, 2017

(English) 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...

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(English) New Evening Hours at our Harlem and Union Square Locations

junio 27, 2017

(English) Beginning this Saturday, July 1st  two of our Manhattan locations — Family Health Center of Harlem and Sidney Hillman/Phillips Family Practice — will close at 8pm on weekdays and at 6pm on weekends. Prior to...

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(English) An Open Letter to the Community

junio 1, 2017

(English) 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...

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(English) The Evolution of Health Care: Dr. Kierann Toth, Class of 2014

mayo 30, 2017

(English) As a medical student at Stanford, Kierann Toth, MD, knew what she wanted from her residency in family medicine. And she traveled across the country, to New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley to find...

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(English) Celebrating 20 Years of Training Family Physicians and Honoring Dr. Red Schiller

mayo 24, 2017

(English) On Friday, May 19th, the Institute for Family Health celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Beth Israel/Mount Sinai Downtown Family Medicine Residency. The event honored Dr. Robert “Red” Schiller for his years of...

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(English) The Evolution of Health Care: Dr. Joe Llenos, Class of 2009

mayo 18, 2017

(English) Dr. Llenos graduated from the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program in 2009. He continues to practice family medicine at a clinic in Caldwell, Idaho. He spoke with us recently about how his...

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(English) The Evolution of Health Care: Dr. Resa Caivano, Class of 2006

mayo 11, 2017

(English) Dr. Resa Caivano is a 2006 graduate of our Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Family Medicine Residency program. She remains committed to serving medically underserved populations. In addition to seeing patients daily, she works with...

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