Mental Health

Community Outreach Day on Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Community Outreach Day on Suicide Awareness and Prevention

On Saturday March 19, SISFI, The Suicide Prevention Institute, NYC Suicide Council, the NY Human Suffering and Wellness Coalition and their community partners were in The Bronx for a Community Outreach Day on Suicide Awareness and Prevention.     Due to […]

Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio delivers a local version of SOTC 2016. Photo credit: The Bronx Chronicle

STATE OF #OURCITY ROAD SHOW CAME TO THE BRONX [Video]

New Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio returned to her hometown to promote Mayor Bill de Blasio’s #OurCity housing, health, homelessness and public safety agenda. Dr. Palacio, the de Blasio administration’s Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, updated local southwest Bronx […]

Mugging Danger Lurks Near Bronx Psychiatric Center

Mugging Danger Lurks Near Bronx Psychiatric Center

I Was a Victim of Danger by Bronx Psychiatric on Waters Place   By Rich Mancuso You never expect this in your community but it happened to yours truly Wednesday afternoon walking on the sidewalk outside of the Bronx Psychiatric […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Crime, Local News, Mental Health, News
SISFI Suicide Awareness and Prevention Bronx School Tour, Feb. 11 – 29

SISFI Suicide Awareness and Prevention Bronx School Tour, Feb. 11 – 29

SISFI and The Suicide Prevention Institute hosts its Suicide Awareness and Prevention Bronx School Tour: Balancing Academics with Emotional Health and Wellness, Feb. 11th-29th 2016 across schools in the Bronx to bring more awareness, services, programs, healing, resources and support for students struggling […]

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Survey: 8 in 10 ER Docs Say Mental Health System Is Not Working for Patients

Emergency Physicians, Nurses, Psychiatrists and Patient Advocates Unite to Change Treatment of Psychiatric Emergencies. In NYC, the de Blasio Administration Focuses On Maternal Depression.   More than 80 percent of emergency physicians say the mental health care systems in their […]

by · December 15, 2015 · Government, Mental Health
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NYC SETS GOAL TO SCREEN, TREAT ALL PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOTHERS FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION

NYC Health + Hospitals, Maimonides, Greater New York Hospital Association to lead effort   First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery announced that New York City is setting a goal to screen and treat […]

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SEPULVEDA CALLS FOR DRUG TREATMENT TO FILL VACUUM LEFT BY DRUG GANG TAKE DOWN

Fear Drug Gang Takedowns Leave A Drug Supply Vacuum Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, applauding police for bringing down the Black Stone Gorilla Gangstas –a violent drug gang– that plied its trade at a major housing project in his district, is calling for a new focus on drug […]