Health Supportive Services

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Programs that provide equipment, information, social services or other forms of support which supplement the treatment or habilitation of people who have illnesses, injuries or disabilities or facilitate their ability to function. Included are blood banking services and other anatomical specimen banks, assistive technology equipment and services, medical equipment and supplies, health care referrals, health insurance, pharmacy services, prescription medication support services and health education information which may be instrumental in the prevention of illnesses, injuries or disabilities prior to their occurrence, teach people to provide emergency first aid or help people make informed decisions about health care.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADULT ASTHMA PROGRAMHelps asthma patients take charge of their condition by becoming active partners with their physicians in dealing with the illness. Through sessions held weekly, patients increase knowledge of the illness and medications, improve ability to recognize symptoms, expand coping skills and enhance early intervention techniques.NassauADULT ASTHMA PROGRAMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
APARTMENT TREATMENT PROGRAMProvides training in daily living skills, socialization, medication management, assertiveness/self advocacy, community integration/resource development, symptom management, rehabilitation counseling in an apartment type setting. Also provides skill development services, health services and substance abuse services. Serves Nassau County residents 18 and over with a primary psychiatric diagnosis. Referral required.NassauAPARTMENT TREATMENT PROGRAMSOUTH SHORE ASSOCIATION FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.
ASTHMA EDUCATION WORKSHOPHelps individuals manage asthma in their daily lives. Educates family and friends about the effects of asthma. Programs focus on the identification of asthma triggers, self monitoring, proper use of treatment devices and effective lifestyle management. Provides speakers to community groups and schools. Register in advance for pediatric and adult workshops. Pediatric Workshop meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm in Conference Room 3. Adult Workshop meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm in Conference Room 3. Affiliated with St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. Must call (631)476-2745 to pre-register and receive information regarding meeting location.SuffolkASTHMA EDUCATION WORKSHOPJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
BENEFIT ADVISEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESProvides information associated with employment and independent living options to persons with all types of disabilities. This includes, SSI, SSDI, Food Stamps, TANF, and Medicare/Medicaid. Also provides a comprehensive explanation of Social Security's work incentives, ticket to work and PASS Plans.SuffolkBENEFIT ADVISEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN WITH RECURRENCEProvides a discussion group for women who have recurrent breast cancer. Call for more information. Prior registration required.SuffolkBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN WITH RECURRENCEHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
CANCER WELLNESS PROGRAMOffers a comprehensive wellness and aftercare program for cancer survivors and support services for their families.NassauCANCER WELLNESS PROGRAMSID JACOBSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
COMFORT AIDS-LENDING OF SICK ROOM AIDSProvides sick room aids at no cost to client, such as oxygen machines, wheelchairs, commodes and other supplies for all ages and residents of Town of Brookhaven. Additional centers for comfort aids are: Shoreham Recreation Center, Defense Hill Road, Shoreham, 744-2601, and New Village Recreation Center, Hawkins and Wireless Roads, contact 732-2338.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SPORTS AND CULTURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
DOLAN FAMILY HEALTH CENTERProvides primary health care for the underserved and underinsured of Suffolk County. Services include prenatal care, pediatrics, adult medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, well-child care, radiology, laboratory services, medical social work, Medicaid eligibility, immunizations, health screenings, family planning and nutritional counseling. Health Center is a level three accredited Patient Centered Medical Home.SuffolkDOLAN FAMILY HEALTH CENTERHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
FOOD ALLERGY CENTERThe Food Allergy Center is a comprehensive center for children with food allergies. Skin and CAP RAST testing, along with double blind, placebo controlled food challenges, are performed to identify allergy triggers. The staff provides counseling, educational materials and support to patients and families.NassauFOOD ALLERGY CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
GERIATRIC NETWORKProvides monthly meetings for Healthcare professionals in Southold Town and throughout Suffolk County, on updating information concerning healthcare issues. Meetings held the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30pm at the Human Services Building.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
GLAUCOMA EYECARE PROGRAMPromotes early detection of glaucoma, raises awareness of glaucoma risk factors, and provides free glaucoma educational materials and facilitates access to eye care. People eligible for a referral through the program receive a glaucoma eye exam. Patients with insurance will be billed and are responsible for any co-payments. Uninsured are seen at no charge. Visit website for online referral questionnaire.GLAUCOMA EYECARE PROGRAMEYECARE AMERICA
HARD-TO-PLACE/HARD-TO-SERVE INITIATIVEWorks with state and local agencies and parents to identify and resolve interagency issues and jurisdictional disputes that impede access to services for children and youth who are hard-to-place and hard-to-serve because of their multiple disabilities.HARD-TO-PLACE/HARD-TO-SERVE INITIATIVENEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
HEALTHCONNECTHealthConnect is Stony Brook University Hospital's telephone helpline, providing valuable information to assist you in making informed healthcare choices. HealthConnect will help you find the care you need-simply by calling. Speak directly with a registered nurse or other specially trained healthcare professionals who will listen to your concerns and help you find answers to questions. HealthConnect provides the information you need to make educated choices about urgent or routine medical care, preventive medicine, or support services. And, a state-of-the-art computer network means that you will receive access to the most current information available.SuffolkHEALTHCONNECTSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
HOME HEALTH AGENCYProvides a range of skilled services on an intermittent basis. Staff serves as a liason between patient, family, and physician, coordinating provision of skilled nursing, rehabilitation, medical social services, home health aides, arrangement for medical supplies and equipment, and intravenous services.NassauHOME HEALTH AGENCYWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LONG ISLAND REGIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES CENTERProvides training, resources, and technical assistance to all schools and community agencies in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in all areas related to health and wellness. These areas include health curriculum, health services, violence prevention, nutrition, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, emotional health, parent and community involvement. The center also offers a health resource library with curricula, videos, health modules and guides available for loan to all school staff, parents, and community organizations.SuffolkLONG ISLAND REGIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES CENTERWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTEROffered in conjunction with the American Cancer Society. This is a make-over program for recovering cancer patients. Focus on hints and tips for makeup use and accessorizing. Wigs are also available and are styled by cosmetologists.SuffolkLOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERProvides care to multiple sclerosis patients and their families including diagnostic services, on-going assessment and management, physical therapy, counseling and resource and referral services.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
REACH TO RECOVERYProvides visitation and support for diagnosed breast cancer patients. One-to-one pre-surgery telephone support also available.SuffolkREACH TO RECOVERYAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
SENIORS EYECARE PROGRAMEnsures that all eligible seniors 65 and older have access to medical eye care. It also raises awareness about age-related eye diseases and provides free eye care educational materials. Eligible people (through a referral program) receive a comprehensive, medical eye exam and up to one year of treatment for any condition diagnosed during the initial exam, at no out of pocket expense for the physician's services. Visit website for online referral questionnaire.SENIORS EYECARE PROGRAMEYECARE AMERICA
SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLANDProvides a variety of services to African American women who have or had breast cancer. Community outreach programs and health fairs provide information on breast health, encourage women to schedule routine mammograms and provide support to those newly diagnosed. Sisters of Greater LI Breast Cancer Support group also meets in Babylon Pool and Recreation Center in Deer Park.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLANDHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
SUFFOLK REGION-LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTEROffers tips on skin care, make-up application, wig/turban demonstrations, etc. for women experiencing changes in their appearance as a result of chemotherapy or radiation treatment side effects. Program offered at various hospitals. Call for location and schedule.SuffolkSUFFOLK REGION-LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTERAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
SUFFOLK REGION-WIG PROGRAMProvides new wigs to chemotherapy/radiation patients. Call for an appointment. No Walk-ins.SuffolkSUFFOLK REGION-WIG PROGRAMAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION

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