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September 2023
Nina Vinik, JD

The Invisible Wound: Helping our Youth Heal from the Trauma of Gun Violence

September 29, 2023 9:00 AM

Radisson Long Island Hotel

Keynote speaker Nina Vinik, JD, Founder and Executive Director of Project Unloaded, will provide an overview of gun violence, its impact on youth and a new approach to reducing gun violence through narrative and culture change, leveraging the power of social media and Gen Z to create a new cultural narrative centered on the risks of using guns. Additional presenters: Katie Peinovich, LCSW, Child Mind Institute, and Sergio Argueta, LMSW, Founder of STRONG Youth, Inc.

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October 2023

October 14, 2023 12:00 PM

Brunswick Hospital Center presents the 13th Annual MHAW Chili Cook-Off and Fall Festival, a day where Long Islanders can enjoy the most diverse, delicious, and creative meat and vegan chili dishes from local food establishments, area businesses, and local talent. Trophies will be given in several categories including a “People’s Choice” award. It's a fun-filled afternoon with one-of-a-kind vendors, food, beverages, and children’s games. All proceeds from this event support emotional wellness and programs for veterans.

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Alicia Delgado-Gavin

Love Shouldn’t Hurt: A Discussion about Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence

October 19, 2023 9:00 AM


Learn how to identify signs of domestic violence/intimate partner violence (DV/IPV), different forms of DV/IPV, and how to treat clients who are experiencing DV/IPV. Learn about resources and positive coping strategies that can be used with individuals experiencing DV/IPV. Presenter: Alicia Delgado-Gavin, PhD, has spent over 18 years working in the social services field assisting clients with a gambit of behavioral and mental health disorders.

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