News & Blog
Time to Walk with a Doc, and the Collaborative!
Here on Long Island, we're coming together and taking a few easy strides to help our hearts and improve our health. We're beginning the first Walk with a Doc chapter in the region!
If Chris Can Overcome Chronic Disease, So Can You
Most chronic diseases can be prevented through simple lifestyle changes like the ones Chris Garner made. The Long Island Health Collaborative wants to help you Live Better.
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.
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.
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.