Several EAC Network staff recently represented multiple programs at the Suffolk County Reentry Task Force Resource Fair, which promoted vocational skills/job training and leads, substance abuse/mental health treatment, family/peer support, and legal/social services.
Did you know that the health and social costs associated with substance abuse far exceed the cost of addiction treatment? In fact, every dollar invested in substance abuse treatment programs, saves the community as much as $7, which makes your donations to EAC Network that much more valuable. From public…
This September marks the 30th Anniversary of National Recovery Month, which highlights the achievements of individuals who have rebuilt their lives through recovery from substance use disorders and honors the service providers, like EAC Network, who help make recovery possible.
EAC Network experts recently attended the National TASC Conference in Ohio, which brings hundreds of individuals from around the country together to explore the latest advancements and issues in the treatment and recovery of justice-involved individuals with behavioral health needs. EAC Network’s TASC and other behavioral health programs are internationally recognized for the impact they have on people’s lives, and it’s thanks to our very own leadership team we have to thank for that!
Each February, millions of people come together to celebrate National Cancer Prevention Month to raise awareness about cancer and ways to safeguard health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable approach for regulating disease.
EAC Network has provided TASC services in New York since 1978, and in 1998 we expanded our alternative to incarceration (ATI) programming to include a diversion program for seriously mentally ill offenders and co-occurring mentally ill and substance using offenders. Our NYC TASC Mental Health Diversion programs employ Clinically Informed Judicial Supervision (CIJS), which considers a person’s assessed risk of re-offending and violence, as well as mental health and substance use or social service needs, to inform judges’ responses…