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July 9, 2019

Working with the Military and Military Families

Participants will explore the nuances of the impact of serving in the military, especially those who have served during war time and the impact on the family. Presented by Dr. Joan Beder, professor at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work.

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July 14, 2019

Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Car Show

Come see beautiful bikes as well as custom and classic cars. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Suffolk County United Veterans project, providing housing and support services for at-risk and homeless Veterans.

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Family Support Groups

Family Support Groups are for relatives and friends of persons in recovery from mental illness. They are facilitated by practitioners and include periodic guest speakers and presenters in response to the interests and needs of group participants.

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July 18, 2019

Understanding our Microaggressions in Working with Minority Clients

Clinicians face challenges in discussing how power and privilege effect clients. Microaggressions are commonplace in our society and it is important to understand what they are, their different forms and how they effect society.

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July 23, 2019

Where Autism and Mental Health Intersect: Mental Health Aspects of ASD

Children with ASD are at particular risk for developing mental health conditions. Attendees will learn hallmark differences in ASD that lead to an increased incidence of adverse and traumatic experiences, with the intent to help develop environments where these risks are minimized.

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Restoration Kitchen & Cocktails​ Donates $13K to SCUV

Restoration Kitchen & Cocktails of Lindenhurst recently donated $13,175 to Suffolk County United Veterans. The donation is part of an ongoing program at Restoration where a percentage of their profits are donated to select charities.

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MHAW RECEIVES $375,000 FEDERAL GRANT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

Three-year #MHStrong initiative on Long Island will focus on veterans and high-risk youth, as well as people with mental health challenges in the criminal justice system.

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2017 Annual Report

Learn about the accomplishments and goals of our agency through our latest 2017 Annual Report.

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MEET WANDA!

Meet Wanda: Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Education Support and Peer Support client. Watch the video to hear from Wanda first-hand about her journey as HCBS's first client. Click to watch the video!

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Peer Support Goes Mobile

MHAW is partnering with a tech firm to better reach those pursuing recovery from emotional distress — including Veterans — on Long Island. According to C.E.O. Michael Stoltz, “We hope to reach people who need help and support by utilizing the same technology that has enabled their isolation."

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The next time you shop online, your money can go much further by using AmazonSmile. Just designate Association for Mental Health and Wellness as your charity and we will receive an automatic donation at no cost to you. Same great Amazon prices, service, and features.

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