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February 19, 2020

Learn about Mobile Crisis Teams in Nassau, Queens, and Suffolk

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 • 6:30 pm • 48 Shelter Rock Rd, Manhasset What should you do if you or a family member is experiencing a mental health crisis? Call a Mobile Crisis Team, a group of health professionals who are specially trained to help individuals, and their families, with mental health problems.

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What is a Mobile Crisis Team? What services do they provide? Are they the same or different in each county? When Read More

    BeachFest 3K Kick-Off Event

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    Dear BeachFest Captains and Participants,

    I am the new BeachFest 3K Manager for our 2020 event. I want to once again thank you for your participation last year and I look forward to working with you and helping your team to reach its goals this year!

    We would like to invite all Team Captains and Participants to join us at our March 18th Kickoff Party at Read More

    Manhasset Location:  Tuesdays, starting March 17 2020, 6:30 pm-9 pm 12 classes (except 4/7) and Mondays, starting April 20 2020, 10:30 am-1 pm 12 classes (except 5/18), Set up your interview today with our Manhasset course leader:  elritz@namiqn.org or call 516-330-9778

    Hicksville Location: Mondays, starting March 9th, 2020, at 6:30 – 9pm, Set up your interview today with Hicksville Course Leader: Laura Affa laura.affa@gmail.com

    NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, educational program for family, significant Read More

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    ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – School shootings and teen suicides are often the result of mental health needs gone unmet, but a new pediatric mental health clinic partnered with Long Island school districts aims to address the crisis.

    The need was highlighted in one Rockville Centre last year when two teens – an 18-year-old athlete and 15-year-old dancer – took their own lives, reports CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff.

    “She was the most amazing person Read More

    This is very important. Please read this. When done, Please send an Email or call his Albany office to express your dismay and disappointment that the needs of people with mental health disorders and their families are totally ignored.

    The Governor’s phone number is 518-474-8390, Email: Press.Office@exec.ny.gov Mail letters to: Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State, NYS Capitol Building, Albany, NY 12224

    Making Progress Happen for Everyone BUT those with a Mental Health Disorder . . Read More

    Higher Maternal Choline Levels in Pregnancy Had Protective Role in Infant Brain Development Published by BBRF eNews

    Researchers have obtained further evidence that during pregnancy, the presence of adequate levels of choline, an essential nutrient, in the mother’s system has a protective role in the development of the fetal brain and on behavior in children following birth.

    The new evidence, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, bolsters the case for choline supplementation during pregnancy, a measure now advised by the American Medical Association Read More

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