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March 24, 2017

Treating Troubled Youth and Their Families

Approved for 6 LMSW/LCSW/LMFT/LMHC contact hours. “Issues in Children’s Mental Health Series Conference.” Featured presenter Patricia C. Dowds, Ph.D, a Clinical Psychologist and Co-Director of Family Therapy Institute of Suffolk, and the past Exec. Dir. of the Minuchin Center for the Family in NYC.

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March 7, 2017

Meeting the Needs of the Angry Client While Tending to Our Own Wellness

Anger can be a difficult emotion to encounter in our work with clients. In this workshop we will explore two important intersecting topics: working with what is often very challenging – anger – and self care. We will seek to understand the many faces of anger and the ways we are impacted by it.

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June 10, 2017

4th Annual Veteran and Family Day of Wellness

A host of free activities for Veterans and their families dealing with post-service transition issues. Children are welcome! Breakfast and lunch will be served. Walk-ins are welcome, however the first 100 people to register will receive a Dwyer Project Day of Wellness commemorative t-shirt.

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July 16, 2017

5th Annual Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Car Show for Homeless Veterans

Co-Hosted by: Founding Sons Law Enforcement/Military Motorcycle Club and Impressive and Aggressive Motor Club. Free Admission to the Public. Veterans and their families from across Long Island come together for this annual event to support Suffolk County United Veterans.

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Association for Mental Health and Wellness Announces an Expanded 2017 Schedule of Continuing Education Workshops

Agency is now accredited to provide training for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors, Creative Arts Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists as well as Masters in Social Work.

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February 24, 2017

Workshop: The Neurobiology of Trauma

“Trauma is a biological assault, where one’s body may not be able to reset itself." - Bessell van der Kolk, MD Learn how the brain-body responds to trauma. Identify the physiological and psychological manifestations of trauma and how it changes the brain.

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MICHAEL STOLTZ’S BLOG: Shining a light on issues that have been in the dark for too long

5,000 Miles Away . . . or From Another Planet? If our new President really wants America to be “first,” why can’t America pledge to be first in advancing health, mental health, and drug addiction care?

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Pro Football and Mental Disorders: NFL Star Brandon Marshall Reveals How He Suffered In Silence

Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn't afraid to open up about his struggle with mental illness. He hopes to galvanize the conversation around mental health in the NFL so that players don’t have to live in fear. “We have to break the stigma,” Marshall says in this video.

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Resource Guide for Veterans

The Veterans Health Alliance of Long Island is a collaborative effort aimed to promote the health and well-being of Long Island Veterans and their family members through advocacy and a broad array of services. Click the "Learn More" link for their 2016 Resource Guide.

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