Monthly Archives: January 2015

Where Mental Health and Homelessness Meet

Please welcome Ruth McDade, Director of Development at the Association for Mental Health and Wellness, as a guest blogger.  Her story below inspires and energizes us to continue the important work we do every day.  Kudos to her team that

Posted in Homeless, Veterans

“Brain Health” Strategies Can Fight the Deleterious Impact of Schizophrenia

In the world of helping people with psychiatric disabilities, we don’t frequently hear new and compelling information that guides community practitioners to help people with schizophrenia. I had the opportunity recently to watch a very engaging webinar hosted by the

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Posted in schizophrenia, Uncategorized

Cultivating Courage in the New Year

Each year, my family has a tradition of writing down and sealing resolutions for the coming year and reading our prior year’s resolutions to evaluate the progress we have made. As it is for most people, these resolutions most often

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Posted in Affordable Care Act


Hudson River Healthcare (HRH) is well into the process of assuming ownership of all of Suffolk County’s Health Centers. The County’s system has been the trusted community provider of primary and specialty care for thousands of low-income and uninsured Suffolk residents

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Posted in Service Delivery Reform

Challenges Ahead

Our new organization has been involved with discussions with leadership of both organization’s DSRIP plans (that’s the acronym for Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment). Each has selected and proposed eight to ten concepts to New York State Department of Health,

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Posted in Service Delivery Reform
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