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Senator Elaine Phillips joined North Shore Child-Family Guidance Center officials at a news conference today to promote the importance of affordable and timely mental health care for all New York residents. . The news conference unveiled results to “Project Access,” a study conducted by the center that explores roadblocks individuals face when trying to obtain mental health and addiction care. “Timely and affordable mental health and addiction care should be accessible...

From Blank Slate Media Janet Susin spoke at the press conference about the struggles her son had faced after being diagnosed with schizophrenia. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center) Janet Susin said during her family’s first visit to the emergency room after her 16-year-old son was diagnosed with schizophrenia, the hospital staff had only one concern. “The first question we heard wasn’t, ‘how’s he doing?’ It was, ‘do you...

The Project Access report has been released click here to view We're pleased to provide you with a link to the results of a year-long research undertaking called Project Access, which has been supported by the Long Island Unitarian Universalist Fund of the Long Island Community Foundation. We surveyed almost 650 respondents across Long Island about their experiences regarding the ease or difficulty with which they were able to access mental health...

Click Here to Watch the Video on News12 Facebook's first president Sean Parker said Wednesday that the social media giant was designed to exploit "human vulnerability." "We needed to sort of give you a little dopamine hit every once in a while because someone liked or commented on a photo or a post or whatever," Parker said at an Axios event in Philadelphia. "It's a social validation feedback loop. It's exactly the...

From Newsday, Letters, Nov. 12 2017 The Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing of 26 innocents, including eight children and a pregnant mom, is a grim reminder and prelude to the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings [“Church massacre,” News, Nov. 6]. At the same time, as President Donald Trump paid his respects to the fallen, ordering flags flown at half-staff, he was quick to label the tragedy as a mental health problem....

“From News 12 Long Island, Nov. 11, 2017” WOODBURY - Facebook's first president Sean Parker said Wednesday that the social media giant was designed to exploit "human vulnerability." "We needed to sort of give you a little dopamine hit every once in a while because someone liked or commented on a photo or a post or whatever," Parker said at an Axios event in Philadelphia. "It's a social validation feedback loop. It's...

from Blank Slate Media [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="450"] From left, Andrew Malekoff, Regina Barros-Rivera, Russell and Marilyn Albanese, Carol and Andrew Marcell, Nancy and Lew Lane. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center)[/caption] North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center was proud to announce that its annual gala, “Under the Stars,” raised more than $430,000 to support the Guidance Center’s work to restore and strengthen the emotional health and...

Senator Elaine Phillips recently attended the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center’s 2017 “Under the Stars” Gala. “The North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center is an essential resource in our community for children struggling with mental health conditions,” Senator Elaine Phillips said. “I applaud the Center’s committed staff for working tirelessly to help restore and strengthen the emotional well-being of children. Thank you to the Center for inviting me...