mental health

From the National TASC Newsletter: an Overview of EAC Network’s NYC TASC Mental Health Programs

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…

Mental Health
Out of the Darkness…

We recently attended the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of Darkness Community Walk on October 23rd and heard the heart wrenching stories of those who have lost loved ones to suicide, as well as the hopeful perspectives of survivors. Given the large impact suicide has had on Long Islanders, we think it’s time to address it.