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Are you struggling with opioid use? Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) can help.

March 31, 2021

Do you or a loved one struggle with pain pills, heroin, or fentanyl? Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) can help. Each person has a personal path to recovery from opioid use disorder. Treatment with...

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The Institute joins the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer virtual Narcan training

January 22, 2021

On Friday, January 29, from 1:00-2:00pm, the Institute will collaborate with the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer a Narcan training via Zoom, where participants will learn how to prevent overdose....

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The Institute offers three Overdose Responder Training Webinars for International Overdose Awareness Day

August 26, 2020

On August 31st, the Institute for Family Health will be joining a global community in hosting events for International Overdose Awareness Day.  Beginning in 2001, International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) marks a day of...

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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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Free Training: Prevent an Overdose, Save a Life

August 28, 2019

Join us Friday, August 30th at one of our training events for International Overdose Awareness Day. Come get a free Naloxone kit and learn how to use it to save a life. You can...

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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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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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