Did you know that nearly 21 million Americans are battling at least one addiction? Although every person who enters recovery is a victory, the recovery movement’s work has only begun. September’s National Recovery Month provides us with an opportunity to look at the impact that programs like our New Path Treatment Center make in the community every day and look forward to a promising future for all those in recovery.
Since 1986, In-Home Respite Services has been providing compassionate, reliable companionship to Nassau County seniors. Our trained and screened companions allow local families to take care of personal needs without worrying about the safety of their loved ones. In honor of National Senior Citizens Day on August 21, join us in celebrating the selfless work of our In-Home Respite Services companions.
As evinced by the media NYC crime rates continue to rise, but EAC Network’s Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice programs work toward solving the root of the problem instead of just putting a bandage on it. Our criminal justice programs are providing evidence-based solutions in conjunction with case management services in all five boroughs that aim to address both the mental health needs and substance use issues that so many New Yorkers face leading them to the criminal justice system. While working with the Court System, EAC shares the goal of preventing recidivism while sustainably improving the lives of others.
For many at-risk Suffolk County children, the Long Island Parenting Institute (LIPI) is the bridge that connects them to a brighter future. Through evidence-based curricula and tools, LIPI teaches, supports, and empowers vulnerable Long Island children who have been abused or neglected. During National Purposeful Parenting Month, we highlight the positive impact LIPI has in underserved communities on Long Island.
Every July, Minority Mental Health Awareness Month spotlights the unique mental health struggles underserved populations face. All year round, our Behavioral Health & Community Justice programs and services, including Mental Health Diversion and Brooklyn SAMSHA Behavioral Health Treatment Court Collaborative, offer evidence-based enhanced services to vulnerable New York City residents.