Health Education

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Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of living and working conditions and other factors that safeguard their health and prevent or reduce the risk of injury, disease, disability and premature death. Health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters which affect their personal health and the health of others. They inform the public of health and safety hazards, help people modify behaviors that compromise their health, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs and provide information about treatment and rehabilitation options for people who have an illness, injury or disability. They also provide anticipatory information or guidance to help people deal with and understand specific medical procedures, being hospitalized or other necessary interfaces with the health care system.

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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
ANN AND JULES GOTTLIEB WOMEN'S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTERAddresses the comprehensive health needs of women of all ages in a single state-of-the-art resource at the Manhasset Ambulatory Pavillion. Provides a multi-disciplinary team, integrated support systems, modern procedure rooms, with access to a vast array of resources, educational programs and the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. In addition to primary care, the Center offers many specialty services and programs geared to healthy women and those at risk for or suffering from specific illnesses. Among the specialty services and programs are: bone densitometry, breast care, cancer screening, prevention and treatment, colonoscopy and laser treatment, contraception and adolescent gynecology, endocrinology, infertility, mammography, menopause programs, neurology, headaches and pain management, normal and high risk pregnancy, osteoporosis, physical and occupational therapy, preventive cariology anmd ultrasonography. Patients are seen by appointment only and each woman will have her own primary physician at the Center responsible for coordinating her care. Call for information. Member of Northwell Health.NassauANN AND JULES GOTTLIEB WOMEN'S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTERLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
ASTHMA 101Provides an in service training for school staff teaching signs, symptoms, and triggers of asthma, including what to do in an emergency. Call for more information.SuffolkASTHMA 101ASTHMA COALITION OF LONG ISLAND
ASTHMA SUPPORT AND EDUCATION GROUPOffers scheduled meetings focusing on asthma education and provides professional guest speakers.SuffolkASTHMA SUPPORT AND EDUCATION GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
BREAST HEALTHOffers breast examinations, training in breast self-examination, and state-of-the-art mammography services and needle localization of suspect masses. Employs services of specially trained surgeons to provide lumpectomies or mastectomies, if needed. Offers radiation therapy. Conducts patient and family support groups. Participates in collection of data concerning possible environmental causes of breast cancer and distributes and in distribution of educational material.SuffolkBREAST HEALTHSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
BREAST HEALTH EDUCATOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMProvides a training and certification program to enable others who wish to bring health information to their constituency. Trainees receive certification after 10 hours of training, focusing on anatomy; development risk reduction, and methods of early detection.. Also offers materials and support. Call for more information.SuffolkBREAST HEALTH EDUCATOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMMAURER FOUNDATION FOR BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION
CARDIAC FITNESS AND REHABILITATIONProgram accepts participants with the following diagnoses: post aorta-coronary bypass surgery post myocardial infarctions post coronary angioplasty stable angina pectoris abnormal stress ECG hypertension high coronary risk factor profile post cardiac transplant post AICD. Call for further information.NassauCARDIAC FITNESS AND REHABILITATIONST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
CARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENTProvides services for the diagnosis and monitoring of heart disease, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The Department also offers a Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit combining a supervised program of exercise and patient education for cardiac patient.SuffolkCARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENTBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTIONThe lead federal agency for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. Call for information on the Zika Virus.CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTIONCENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
CHILDREN'S HEALTH SERVICESProvides comprehensive in-hospital care by specially trained pediatric nurses and pediatricians. Offers child-friendly physical/mental environment and encourages family participation in child's care. Provides pediatric community services such as immunizations, participation in health fairs, and educational programs.SuffolkCHILDREN'S HEALTH SERVICESSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
COMMUNITY BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMProvides free breast health education to adolescents and adults at businesses, associations, colleges, faith-based organizations and community centers throughout the New York area. Call for more information.SuffolkCOMMUNITY BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMMAURER FOUNDATION FOR BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION
COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUPSOffers a variety of educational programs, health screenings, and self-help/support groups. Offerings change frequently. Call for current schedule or visit Community Event Calendar on website.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides a community education at the Human Resources Center on issues pertaining to Seniors, medical and legal issues of long term care, and information on health insurance organizations. Topics are requested by the caregivers and seniors of Southold Town.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESFree educational programs are available for schools, nursing homes, health care agencies, social clubs and any other organization that would like to be educated on the topic of epilepsy, seizure awareness, and first aid. Free seminars on a variety of epilepsy related subjects are conducted on a monthly basis for individuals with epilepsy and their family members, caretakers and social workers or any other interested parties. Training hours are available for Medicaid Service Coordinators and CEUs for Nurses. Information and referral services are available to individuals with epilepsy.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESEPIC LONG ISLAND
COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESOffers educational services to in-patients and outpatients, secondary schools and colleges, professional organizations, medical facilities, and the community at large, including religious organizations. Individual help with school reports can be obtained by scheduling an appointment with the staff Health Educator. Offers staff training in reproductive health issues. Programs are designed to meet the needs of the requesting group. Speakers are provided by the Nassau University Medical Center and other Family Planning Groups. Call for more information.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICESNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
COMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAMProvides diabetes education and awareness, literature, and speakers for community-based organizations, churches and clubs in minority population communities. Provides material for health fairs. Serves population of at-risk adults of African-American, Latino, or Native American ancestry.SuffolkCOMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAMAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION-LONG ISLAND AREA
COMMUNITY NUTRITION PROGRAMNutrition education for groups: teachers, staff, agencies, parents, seniors, schools. Topics include: healthy food choices, healthy snacks, obesity prevention, food safety. Classes offered in English and Spanish. Call for details and schedule availabilities.NassauCOMMUNITY NUTRITION PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF NASSAU COUNTY
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMProvides resource and referral material to leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood cancer patients and their families.SuffolkCOMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
COMMUNITY SERVICESOffers numerous programs and activities to benefit the people of the North Fork and Shelter Island such as blood drives, public classes, speakers bureau, support groups, stop smoking programs, sharps program, medicine review, flu shots, skin cancer screenings, career development, health fairs, and service plan. Call for further information.SuffolkCOMMUNITY SERVICESSTONY BROOK EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL
COMMUNITY TRAINING CENTERProvides courses in Basic Life Support (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Public Access Defibrillation. CPR course is also offered in Spanish. Courses are available to professionals and to the public.NassauCOMMUNITY TRAINING CENTERMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMGives self-risk quiz for diabetes and conducts a one hour public education information lecture to employees of business or corporation requesting program. Provides corporation's health office with materials. Program conducted at work place.SuffolkCORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION-LONG ISLAND AREA
COUNTING ON YOUProvides in service training for childcare providers to teach signs, symptoms, and triggers for asthma, including what to do in an emergency. Call for more information.SuffolkCOUNTING ON YOUASTHMA COALITION OF LONG ISLAND
DEMATTEIS CENTER FOR CARDIAC RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONOffers a wide range of fitness, preventive and wellness programs, as well as health screenings and educational programs. Programs include: screening programs, community education programs, fitness programs, cardiac education courses, cardiac emergency skills, cardiac nutrition courses, and cardiac support groups. Call for more information and catalog of course offerings.NassauDEMATTEIS CENTER FOR CARDIAC RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL-THE HEART CENTER
DIABETES CARE CENTEROffers a comprehensive diabetes education and training program for those with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Provides participants with the tools and information that will enable them to achieve blood sugar control, help prevent diabetes related complications and enjoy optimal health. This program has received the distinction of being recognized by the American Diabetes Association for providing quality self-management education. Also offers diabetes support group as well as juvenile diabetes club. Call for further information.SuffolkDIABETES CARE CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
DIABETES CLUBTeaches strategies for understanding, managing, and living with diabetes, including gestational diabetes.SuffolkDIABETES CLUBSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides diabetes education for individuals and their families in Suffolk County Health Centers and in the community. Classes are offered at various locations throughout the county, during day and evening, to promote self-management of diabetes and weight management in efforts to prevent or delay the complications associated with diabetes.SuffolkDIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP REFERRALSCo-sponsors monthly meetings at hospitals throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties to educate people with diabetes. Health professionals discuss diabetes care and treatment issues.SuffolkDIABETES SUPPORT GROUP REFERRALSAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION-LONG ISLAND AREA
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
EASTERN FARMWORKERS ASSOCIATIONProvides emergency food limited to once per week, per family. No geographic boundaries. Also offers informational meetings on medical and legal issues, and individual counseling. Call for times.SuffolkEASTERN FARMWORKERS ASSOCIATIONEASTERN FARMWORKERS ASSOCIATION
EDUCATIONProvides English as a Second Language and Spanish literacy instruction. Offers workshops on nutrition and prevention health. Call for further information.NassauEDUCATIONCENTRO SALVADORENO, INC.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSProvides free education programs for adults and youth in the areas of breast cancer, skin cancer, testicular cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and nutrition.SuffolkEDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSOffers a range of programs/courses on women's medical concerns, including: obstetric/gynecology, heart disease, estrogen replacement therapy, osteoporosis, breast cancer, menopause and diabetes. Call for further information.SuffolkEDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND SERVICESProvides written information and counseling by telephone appointment about the alternatives to hysterectomy and coping with the after effects of the surgery. Referrals are also available to physicians who specialize in conditions for which hysterectomy is recommended. Publishes newsletter, provides medical journal articles and holds conferences annually.EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND SERVICESHYSTERECTOMY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND SERVICES
ELLEN HERMANSON BREAST CENTEROffers a spectrum of breast health services including education, early detection screenings, breast cancer treatment and support. Provides computer-assisted mammography, ultrasound, and a breast biopsy system. Satellite services offered in East Hampton and Hampton Bays.SuffolkELLEN HERMANSON BREAST CENTERSTONY BROOK SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL
FAMILY CENTERED PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAININGOffers a two hour training session for patients or advocates to help prepare individuals for hospitalization, understand the healthcare system and cope with a medical diagnosis. Call for more information.NassauFAMILY CENTERED PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAININGPULSE OF NEW YORK, INC.
FIRST AIDOffers first aid courses in: Heartsaver CPR/AED-Adult, Child, Infants Course; and Heart Association First Aid. Courses vary each semester. In order to successfully complete CPR courses leading to certification, students must demonstrate adequate CPR skills while kneeling on the floor. If you are currently unable to perform these skills, it is recommended that you postpone such training to a later date. Call for details and a brochure.NassauFIRST AIDNASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING
FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER THERAPYAn educational organization that provides a global hub of information about prevention and non-toxic therapies for cancer. Supports and funds biological cancer research and nutritional science investigations, works to eliminate carcinogenic substances from the environment and produces a newsletter via their website where there are several Resources and Practitioner Directory. Also offers books, DVD's and eBooks for donations.FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER THERAPYFOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER THERAPY (FACT)
FREE COMMUNITY LECTURESOffers free lectures on health topics to community members with the objective of educating, raising awareness, improving understanding of risk factors, diagnostic procedures and treatment. Topics may include cancer, diabetes, nutrition, stroke, cardiology and glaucoma. Topics are based on requests from the community, hospital physicians, staff and national health observances and recognition days. Call for more information.SuffolkGOOD SAMARITAN UNIVERSITYGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
GREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITIONOffers lectures, workshops, seminars, and newsletters providing the most up-to-date information on health and wellness, including nutrition, exercise, reduction of toxins in the home, and environmental safety. Provides guidance and support for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families, with information on the latest scientific progress in detection, treatment and recovery. Networks with regional and national Breast Cancer organizations and national health organizations.NassauGREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITIONGREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITION
HEALTH AND WELLNESS COURSESOffers non-credit continuing education courses in Self Empowerment and Self Improvement; CPR & First Aid and Exercise and Sports. Sample course offerings include: Stress Management; Mindfulness Through Meditation; Infant and Child CPR; Infant and Child CPR Recertification; Community First Aid and Safety; Standard First Aid and Adult CPR; Standard First Aid Recertification; Adult CPR with AED; Adult CPR Recertification; Golf For Beginners; Yoga; Tai Chi For Everyone; Planning For Life: Seniors Guide To Advocacy and Reiki I Practitioner. Call for more detailed information and a brochure.SuffolkHEALTH AND WELLNESS COURSESSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
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
HEALTH PROMOTIONProvides blood pressure screenings conducted by a public health nurse. Schedules educational lectures and clinics. Exercise classes are conducted throughout the week. Exercise equipment is available daily Monday-Friday. Call for more information. Provides supervised day care in a social setting for frail elderly persons. Call for details.NassauHEALTH PROMOTIONTHE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER AT OYSTER BAY
HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMProvides health and fitness experts to a variety of senior citizen multi-purpose centers and nutrition programs throughout Nassau County. Services include nurse/health educators who provide health assessments and health promotion education, and fitness experts provide classes in exercise, dancercise, tai chi, and power walking. Call for more information.NassauHEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
HEALTH UPDATE FOR SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIESOffers specialized primary care and geriatric consultative services to individuals 65 years and older with complex health problems and chronic medical conditions as well as to those who enjoy good health. Provides information about community programs for the elderly such as senior day care and free transportation to medical appointments, as well as medical evaluations for community-based resources. Also host support groups for adult children and spouses who serve as caregivers. For further information please call (516)663-2234.NassauHEALTH UPDATE FOR SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
HEWLETT HOUSEProvides a free, psychosocial community and state-of-the-art learning resource center. Offers basic components of therapy and support, education and socialization to breast cancer victims, their families and care givers. Also offers free wigs, prostheses and brassieres to uninsured people who are undergoing breast cancer treatment. Serves all those touched by breast cancer and related cancers. Serves all of New York State. Walk in.NassauHEWLETT HOUSE1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
HIGH SCHOOL BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMProvides a 40 minute interactive lesson for high school students focusing on lifestyle changes to reduce risks for breast cancer and introduces students to methods of early detection. Call for more information.SuffolkHIGH SCHOOL BREAST HEALTH PROGRAMMAURER FOUNDATION FOR BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION
I CAN COPE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPOffers a structured group education program for adult cancer patients and their family members/caregivers. Participants discuss cancer and its treatments, managing side effects, communication, resources, and maximizing health with diet and exercise. Call for dates and times.NassauI CAN COPE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.Focuses on the needs of breast cancer patients and families. Its mission is to serve the people of the Town of Islip confronting this disease and to provide education, outreach and support in enhancing their quality of life. Help and services are provided to qualified Town of Islip residents through its Lend a Helping Hand program. Additionally, the coalition provides support and assistance in promoting research into prevention and treatment.SuffolkISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.
KIDS INTERESTED IN DIABETESFree educational program designed to teach children ages 7-12 about diabetes through games and activities. Call for dates and times.NassauKIDS INTERESTED IN DIABETESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
KINDRED SPIRITSProvides a support group for parents of children with diabetes. It provides lectures, guest speakers and education. Meets monthly at the Diabetes Education Center. Call for dates and times.NassauKINDRED SPIRITSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LIVE, LOVE, AND LAUGH AGAINProvides a professionally staffed support group for women with breast cancer and their families. Students permitted. Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Fortunato Breast Health Center.SuffolkLIVE, LOVE, AND LAUGH AGAINJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
LONG ISLAND DIVISIONProvides professional, school and public health services and education to prevent infant mortality and birth defects. Also offers information and referral, grant proposal program, volunteer/community service activities, as well as fundraising and special daily events.NassauLONG ISLAND DIVISIONMARCH OF DIMES-NEW YORK STATE CHAPTER
LONG ISLAND HEARING AND SPEECH SOCIETYSupports the Hearing and Speech Center at North Shore LIJ Health System by helping to fund the purchase of equipment and support the operational budget. Provides information and educational programs for the community and arranges for numerous speaking presentations and professional programs.NassauLONG ISLAND HEARING AND SPEECH SOCIETYLONG ISLAND HEARING AND SPEECH SOCIETY
LONG ISLAND MIRACLESSupport group and advocacy program for patients with heart disease and their families. Call for dates and times.NassauLONG ISLAND MIRACLESWINTHROP 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
LONG ISLAND RESIDENT POSTA federal public health regulatory agency responsible for the safety and wholesomeness of foods, and the safety and effectiveness of drugs and medical devices. Also has responsibility over cosmetics, animal foods and drugs and electronic products which emit radiation. Provides a speakers bureau including topics on related public health issues including food safety, food labeling, medical product safety, etc. Provides a location directory and educational material. An operative division of the Department of Health and Human Services.SuffolkLONG ISLAND RESIDENT POSTUNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
MOTHER AND CHILD PROGRAMOffers a 16 Adult bed residential treatment facility for pregnant and postpartum women and their infants up to two years of age. The MAC program enables pregnant substance abusers to receive treatment without having to be separated from their children. Treatment services include intensive individual, group and family counseling, structured socialization and vocational/educational training. In addition, the women receive instructions on pre-natal care, Lamaze, and parenting skills. While the women are involved in treatment activities, the children are cared for by certified child care workers in the program's on-site Child Development Center. The children themselves receive age-appropriate assessments and participate in tasks that promote the timely acquisition of motor, communication, and socialization skills.SuffolkMOTHER AND CHILD PROGRAMPHOENIX HOUSE OF LONG ISLAND
NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHPromotes and protects the health of all who live, work and play in Nassau County. This is accomplished through direct services and community partnerships in the following areas: development and maintenance of individual and community preparedness for public health hazards and events; investigation, prevention and control of communicable diseases; prevention of environmental health hazards through assessment, regulation, and remediation; promotion of healthy lifestyles through outreach and education; provision for evaluation and services to individuals, children, and families that have developmental delays and concerns.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROLProtects the public from the spread of communicable diseases through education, surveillance, investigation, and intervention. Also maintains a 24 hour public health consultation service for reporting of notifiable diseases.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROLNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
NATIONAL ADRENAL DISEASES FOUNDATIONProvides support, information and education to individuals affected by adrenal disease, including Addison's, Cushing's and C.A.H..NassauNATIONAL ADRENAL DISEASES FOUNDATIONNATIONAL ADRENAL DISEASES FOUNDATION
NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATIONAn affiliate of the American Public Health Association. Promotes health and illness prevention at a state and local level and assists organized efforts which promote better health. Works to influence policies at both federal and state levels. Offers an annual health-related conference and acts as a clearinghouse to affiliates. Call for more information.NassauNEW YORK STATE PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATIONNEW YORK STATE PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION
NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICEProvides financial assistance to kidney patients and education to those with and at risk for kidney disease. Programs address all stages of kidney health, including kidney disease awareness and prevention community outreach to individuals at high risk for kidney disease and treatment related support for those requiring renal dialysis and transplantation. Also advocates for patients' access to health information and education to quality care, including treatment choices and to affordable medication and health insurance coverage.SuffolkNORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICETHE AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND
NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE AND NEW YORK DISTRICT OFFICEA federal public health regulatory agency responsible for the safety and wholesomeness of foods, and the safety and effectiveness of drugs and medical devices. Also has responsibility over cosmetics, animal foods and drugs and electronic products which emit radiation. Provides a speakers bureau including topics on related public health issues including food safety, food labeling, medical product safety, etc. Provides a location directory and educational material. An operative division of the Department of Health and Human Services.NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE AND NEW YORK DISTRICT OFFICEUNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
NUTRITION COUNSELINGProvides nutrition counseling to homebound elderly in Nassau County. Senior citizens are referred through the department funded nutrition and case management programs. Counseling is provided in the home by appointment only. Provides an individual written care plan, and general nutrition education. Call for more information.NassauNUTRITION COUNSELINGNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides regularly scheduled nutrition education sessions at the department's Senior Community Service Centers. Nutrition education material is distributed to all congregate and home delivered meal recipients.Presents programs to senior citizen groups. Call for more information.NassauNUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
NUTRITION SERVICESThe Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition and health education plus health and human services referrals to low income pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, and infants and children up to the age of five who are at nutritional risk. WIC clinics are located at health centers operated by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services.SuffolkNUTRITION SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
OFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH (OMH)Offers medical and technical assistance to minority community organizations in Suffolk County. Develops community-based outreach programs for high risk individuals and educational awareness programs on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses. Collects and maintains data on diseases with greatest health disparities.SuffolkOFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH (OMH)SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
OPEN AIRWAYS FOR SCHOOLSTrains volunteer facilitators to teach elementary students six 40 minute lessons to learn asthma self-management. Call for more information.SuffolkOPEN AIRWAYS FOR SCHOOLSASTHMA COALITION OF LONG ISLAND
OSTEOPOROSIS CENTEROffers individuals a full scope of services in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Services include bone density scans, therapy, physician evaluation, exercise classes, support groups, research and education.OSTEOPOROSIS CENTERHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL
OSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSTIC, RESEARCH AND TREATMENT CENTEROffers comprehensive and advanced approaches to detection and treatment of osteoporosis. Utilizes sophisticated bone density technology and medications and offers patients specially tailored exercise and educational programs.NassauOSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSTIC, RESEARCH AND TREATMENT CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPOffers information, education and resources for patients, families and friends affected by this disease. Staffed by American Parkinson's Disease Association. Call the American Parkinson's Disease Association at 631-862-3560 or check for more information.PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTHProvides free community education programs. Meetings held at the Mineola Community Center, 155 Washington Blvd., Mineola. For further information please call (516)663-2234.NassauPERSPECTIVES IN HEALTHWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
PHYSICAL REHABILITATIONProvides evaluation, treatment and/or prevention for patients with acute neuromuscular, musculoskeletal disabilities, medical complexities and post-surgical patients. Offers education to the patient and their families regarding the disease process and exercise plans. Provides on going assessments of the individual's disability and rehabilitation potential. Speech language pathology services are available to patients exhibiting swallowing, speech, language or voice disorders.SuffolkPHYSICAL REHABILITATIONBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PREPAREDNESS HEALTH AND SAFETY SERVICES-LONG ISLANDOffers health and safety courses to professionals, adults and children including: first aid, CPR, babysitter training, water safety, life guard training, disaster preparedness, and sports injury. Courses available to the business community through the Work Place program.NassauPREPAREDNESS HEALTH AND SAFETY SERVICES-LONG ISLANDTHE AMERICAN RED CROSS ON LONG ISLAND
PREVENTION EDUCATIONEducates individuals, community groups and at risk populations on Long Island about HIV/AIDS. General community programs include: HIV Overview, Teen Peer Training, Professional Development, Parent/Caregiver and Teen HIV Training, Multiple-Session Education and Skill Building Programs for out of school youth, homeless adolescents and active substance users are available. Programs for people living with HIV/AIDS include: HIV and Disclosure Training, Health Education and Risk Reduction Program and confidential rapid HIV and HCV testing for partners and social networks of HIV+ individuals. Adults over 50 and communities of color, STI testing is available.SuffolkPREVENTION EDUCATIONLONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONShares the latest medical research advances with doctors and other medical professionals through seminars, symposia and publications.SuffolkPROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATIONProvides current information on leukemia and related diseases to the general public. Alerts public to disease danger, treatment and therapy through literature, posters, films and other audio-visual materials, speaking engagements, seminars and educational programs, news and feature releases and public service advertising in all media.SuffolkPUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATIONTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
REFERRAL SERVICESDistributes an informational guide, Coping with Cancer on the East End: A Practical Resource Guide which describes in detail the many resources that are available for cancer patients on the East End of Long Island.SuffolkREFERRAL SERVICESFIGHTING CHANCE, INC.
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
SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTHProvides breast health and breast cancer education. Offers bilingual workshops, attends community events, and provides outreach throughout Long Island. Also offers referrals to free/low cost mammograms for women who are uninsured and/or undocumented.NassauSISTERS UNITED IN HEALTHSISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH
SPEAKER'S BUREAUTrained speakers present a 45 minute Powerpoint presentation on topics including: De-cluttering your Life, Senior Scams, Medicare Basics, and Medication Management.SuffolkSPEAKER'S BUREAURETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
SPEAKERS' BUREAUOffers speakers' bureau to local community groups. Topics include: Chest Pain Wound Care Center Adolescent Psychiatric Program Early Detection of Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Prescription and over-the-counter drugs Volunteer Lecture.SuffolkSPEAKERS' BUREAUJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
STANLEY K. TANGER WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTERProvides information on a variety of correlated topics, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and support. All types of cancers are addressed. Access to consumer-oriented web sites, pamphlets, brochures, references, and circulating books and videos on cancer.SuffolkSTANLEY K. TANGER WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTERRIVERHEAD FREE LIBRARY
STONY BROOK WIC PROGRAMProvides a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children. This program provides nutrition counseling, classes, and checks to pay for specific WIC foods, such as infant cereal and formula, milk, eggs, juice, cereal, peanut butter, beans, carrots, and tuna fish.SuffolkSTONY BROOK WIC PROGRAMSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE
SUFFOLK PEDIATRIC SOCIETYSeeks to improve health services for children, and foster and stimulate interest in pediatrics. Speakers Bureau available to present and discuss topics related to child health and development.SuffolkSUFFOLK PEDIATRIC SOCIETYSUFFOLK PEDIATRIC SOCIETY
SUFFOLK REGION-I CAN COPEProvides on-line educational program for cancer patients and those close to them. Provides information on cancer diagnosis and treatments and offers practical help in coping with the various aspects of the cancer experience. Check website.SuffolkSUFFOLK REGION-I CAN COPEAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCEROffers small group meetings, networking, one-to-one support, educational programs for patients and families, and gives referrals to additional resources. Publishes newsletter. Monthly meetings. Chapter development.NassauSUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCERSUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCER
TARGET FITNESS WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMOffers a 12-week Target Fitness Weight Management program for adults with weight management or other health related issues such as Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, or High Cholesterol. Program strives to guide participants to develop research-based skills to facilitate gradual and permanent weight loss through individualized strategies and goals. Registration required. Please call Health Connect to register.SuffolkTARGET FITNESS WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE
THE DIABETES EDUCATION SERIESProvides education and support to diabetics and their families who want to take control of their disease and incorporate time saving tips into their daily routine. Provides up-to-date information to all on aspects of diabetes self management, including diet, medication and exercise.SuffolkTHE DIABETES EDUCATION SERIESNORTH SHORE-LIJ HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-DOLAN FAMILY HEALTH CENTER
THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICEResearches the cause, cure and treatment of retinal degenerative diseases, Retinitis Pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and Usher's Syndrome. Also serves as a source of information, referral and education.THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICETHE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE
THE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATIONUnites the Fragile X community to enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promotes public and professional awareness, and advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X. Call or visit website for additional information.THE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATIONTHE NATIONAL FRAGILE X FOUNDATION
TOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLANDPromotes the acceptance of non-smoking as the social norm. Strives to meet the goals of prevention, cessation, and protection by working through media advocacy, policy initiatives, and existing tobacco, education and control programs. Also provides newsletter, cessation brochures in English and in Spanish, and a cessation poster.SuffolkTOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLANDTOBACCO ACTION COALITION OF LONG ISLAND
TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for families of young children with diabetes. Meets monthly. Call for dates and times.NassauTODDLERS AND PRESCHOOL DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
TRAINING AND EDUCATIONProvides training and education programs to the community through workshops and seminars on human sexuality. Goals include strengthening parent-child communication skills, educating adolescents about sexual decision making and responsibility, and providing prevention education on a broad spectrum of health problems, including AIDS.NassauTRAINING AND EDUCATIONPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
WEIGHT LOSS AND WELLNESS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDRENA comprehensive, medically supervised weight loss and health enhancement program which utilizes a multidisciplinary approach and emphasizes lifestyle changes to control weight and improve health. The three-person program includes a comprehensive medical screening and utilizes nutrition assessment and personalized nutritional care plans, behavior modification, exercise and medication when indicated.NassauWEIGHT LOSS AND WELLNESS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDRENWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
WIC-AMITYVILLEOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-AMITYVILLESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC BRENTWOODOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-BRENTWOODSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-CORAMOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-CORAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-GREENLAWNOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-GREENLAWNSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-PATCHOGUEOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-PATCHOGUESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-RIVERHEADOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-RIVERHEADSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-SHIRLEYOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-SHIRLEYSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-SOUTHAMPTONOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-SOUTHAMPTONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WIC-WYANDANCHOffers supplemental food, nutrition and health education to low income pregnant, breast-feeding and/or post-partum women and to infants and children. Also offers health and human services referrals.SuffolkWIC-WYANDANCHSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
WOMEN'S HEALTH FORUMProvides free health education seminars that are important to women. Call for more information.NassauWOMEN'S HEALTH FORUMWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
YOUTH AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSProvides a wide array of evidence based educational programs for youth, professionals, and community groups which focus on adolescent sexual health, dating violence, decision making,parenting and relationship education. Age appropriate, culturally sensitive programs are offered in school and community settings.SuffolkYOUTH AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.

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