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20 September , 2018

Advancing Mental Health Awareness and Access Through Schools, with the Association for Mental Health and Wellness

A new education law will advance mental health awareness and increase access by starting the process in schools.

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17 August , 2018

Barriers to Health Care

Understanding Barriers to Medical Care on Long Island

One of the issues participants were prompted to discuss often throughout the summits hosted by LIHC were the barriers to care for residents of Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

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14 August , 2018

Discussing Women's Health on Long Island

Working Together on Healthier Outcomes for Women and Children on Long Island

During the summit, LIHC facilitated discussion and kept track of how often each topic was mentioned. 13.2% of quotes from participants fell into the Prevention Agenda category of Promoting Healthy Women, Infants and Children.

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9 August , 2018

Mental Health Long Island

Community Organizations Discuss Mental Health in Long Island

In 2016, the LIHC hosted two Community-Based Organization Summits. During this time, discussion of mental health was a main topic.

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3 August , 2018

Long Islanders are HOW concerned about cancer? Read abo

Long Islanders are HOW concerned about cancer?

Data from the Collaborative's ongoing survey say cancer, mental health, and nutrition are important issues for Long Islanders

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