Families/Friends of Mentally Ill

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    The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have clinically significant behavioral or psychological problems, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the mentally ill individual.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPProvides free weekly support meetings for caregivers of individuals, ages 18 and older, with mental illness. Offers support via telephone or email in addition to individual face-to-face consultations. Call for meeting dates/times.NassauADULT FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    ALLIANCE OF THE MENTALLY ILLProvides supportive group therapy for family members of the mentally ill. Referrals are provided when needed. Occasional lectures at meetings.NassauALLIANCE OF THE MENTALLY ILLNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENTProvides comprehensive support services to individuals who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and who are unable or unwilling to utilize the traditional mental health system. ACT delivers support services by a multi-disciplinary mental health treatment team in individual residences or to other community locations. Call for further information.NassauASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENTSOUTH SHORE ASSOCIATION FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.
    BUCKMAN CENTERProvides psychiatric treatment services including medication, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, rehabilitation, social support, self-help and empowerment services. Referral required. Call. Walk-in. Appointment.BUCKMAN CENTERPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    CONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTHOffers a monthly support group for families and friends of those with mental illness. Partnered with the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:00pm-5:30pm, Conference Room 1.SuffolkCONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTHJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    FAMILY CENTERProvides family support services for families with emotionally distrubed children. Counselors take children out of home for recreational activities once a week for three hours. Also provides family support groups and case management. Call for further information.NassauFAMILY CENTERFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    GATHERING PLACE PROSProvides a day program for Nassau County residents diagnosed with severe mental illness focusing on personalized recovery oriented services. Offers a broad array of services including rehabilitation and clinical treatment to help mental health consumers chose life rolls, develop skills, overcome barriers and acheive life goals.NassauGATHERING PLACE PROSMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICESMedicaid Waiver program for emotionally handicapped children and adolescents 5-18 years. Designed to avoid placement in a residential psychiatric facility or a psychiatric hospital. Services include Intensive Care coordination, family support, skill building, respite care, parent training and crisis response. Call for further information.NassauHOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICESFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CAREProvides short-term, inpatient psychiatric care after voluntary or involuntary admission to Southside. Addresses major depressive disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric diagnoses. Offers psychotropic medication management, 12-step programs, individual/group/family counseling, electroconvulsive therapy, support/educational/recreational groups, activities of daily living, medical stabilization, and medical management of comorbidities.SuffolkINPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARESOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    INPATIENT SERVICESProvides intermediate length inpatient psychiatric hospitalization for children age 12 to 17. Offers evaluation and treatment by a multi-disciplinary team providing a range of therapeutic services including (but not limited to) individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, art therapy, recreation therapy, special education programs, psychiatric nursing, milieu therapy, and medication and health services.SuffolkINPATIENT SERVICESSAGAMORE CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    JUNIOR/SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM-MENTAL HEALTHProvides meaningful volunteer opportunities for people who are in recovery from mental illness. Through the principals of peer support and self-help, companions strive to improve the quality of life for others receiving mental health services. The companions are placed in approximately 25 locations including adult homes, nursing homes and also private homes and spend time socializing, sharing wellness tools and providing companionship. This program not only offers volunteer opportunities but it is a pre-vocational program which offers weekly trainings and skill building activities to enhance abilities and readiness for gainful employment.SuffolkJUNIOR/SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM-MENTAL HEALTHFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
    NAMI-HUNTINGTONProvides support to family and friends of individuals with mental illness and persons living with mental illnesses. includes Public education and information Activities, Peer Education and Support., Raising Awareness and Fighting Stigma, as well as State and Federal advocacy.SuffolkNAMI-HUNTINGTONNATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS-NAMI
    NAMI-QUEENS/NASSAUProvides support to family and friends of individuals with mental illness and persons living with mental illnesses. includes Public education and information Activities, Peer Education and Support, raising Awareness and Fighting Stigma, as well as State and federal Advocacy.NassauNAMI-QUEENS/NASSAUNATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS-NAMI
    NORTH BABYLON DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMProvides daily mental health services in conjunction with BOCES special education. Specific mental health services include individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, psychopharmacology, psychological, psychiatric and social assessment, crisis intervention, and case management.SuffolkNORTH BABYLON DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMSAGAMORE CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    OUTPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CAREProvides outpatient psychiatric treatment and follow-up care after hospitalization. Monitors medications and compliance with treatment programs, and provides therapy as needed. Also offers psychological therapy. Employs services of psychiatrists, physicians, and other medical staff with special expertise in the care of geriatric psychiatric patients and of patients with co-morbidities.SuffolkOUTPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARESOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    PARENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES PROJECTCoordinates a statewide effort to identify and develop resources for families in which a parent has a diagnosed mental illness. Seeks to increase awareness of the strengths and needs of parents with psychiatric disabilities, train mental health services providers in treatment issues, publicizing and dissemination materials and identify service gaps: advocating for these families. Identifies and links existing and evolving programs and parents, and facilitates the creation of new services.PARENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES PROJECTTHE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN NEW YORK STATE, INC.
    PARTIAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAMProvides intensive outpatient psychiatric treatment to stabilize acute symptoms of mental illness. Offers an individualized treatment plan coordinated with the client, family and referring therapist/agency. Crisis coverage offered 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Staff provides Health Screening, Biopsychosocial Evaluation, Psychiatric Evaluation, Individual Therapy, Group Psychotherapy, Medication Therapy, Medication/Illness Education, Psycho-Educational Groups, Activity Therapy, Family Therapy, Case Management and Stress Management.SuffolkPARTIAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAMJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    PILGRIM ACT TEAMProvides rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation and support services including medication support, wellness management, integrated treatment for co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders, family education, supported employment, self help and peer support services.SuffolkPILGRIM ACT TEAMPILGRIM PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY TREATMENTManages psychiatric patients in crisis and arranges emergency admissions, when needed, through Southside Emergency Department. Offers specialized care by psychiatric nurses and psychiatrist consultations/assessments around the clock. Participates in county-wide co-ordinated and regional system of psychiatric emergency services.SuffolkPSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY TREATMENTSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUPSSelf-help support groups for relatives and friends of individuals with mental illness. The groups are professionally led. Group members discuss their feelings, ways of coping, and techniques in dealing with mental illness. Guest speakers will discuss topics such as social services and entitlements, medication management, estate planning, latest research, and various mental health services and programs in the community. Group meetings held throughout Suffolk County. Call for times and locations.SuffolkRELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUPSASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    SERVICE COORDINATIONOffers service coordination for individuals with mental retardation, their families, and caregivers. Coordinators assist individuals enroll in programs, access needed services. Coordinators act as an advocate as well as a source of support. Documentation of developmental disability required.SuffolkSERVICE COORDINATIONEAST END DISABILITY ASSOCIATES, INC.
    SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCYProvides adults with a psychiatric disability ages 18 and over with a single room in a community residence that offers varying levels of supervision and assistance.SuffolkSINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCYCONCERN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC.
    SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMProvides housing in apartments for persons with mental illness, for families with parent(s) living with mental illness, and those living with mental illness and HIV+. Client can access community services, develop skills for daily living when necessary, manage finances, and advocate for themselves.SuffolkSUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMMERCY HAVEN, INC.
    SUPPORT GROUPProvides self-help support group for persons with mental illness, their relatives and friends. Dedicated to improving services and resources for families and patients.Educational programs and support groups schedule as follows: Educational/Informational Program: 1st Wednesday, periodic, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital. Topics and schedule on our website. Peer Support Group: 2nd Wednesday, monthly, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital. For individuals labeled with mental health conditions only. Integrated Support Group: 3rd Wednesday, monthly, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital for family, friends, allies and individuals labeled with mental health conditions.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPLiving Hope for Mental Health
    THE ADVOCACY PROGRAMOffers individuals with mental illness the opportunity to receive support from someone who has lived the experience. The peer advocates facilitate support groups in local hospitals as well as provide support to individuals. There is a sincere genuineness and understanding that is involved in this type of support and it allows individuals to begin thinking about their recovery journey. The peers are trained in evidence based practices and offer a great sense of hope and empowerment for a brighter future.SuffolkTHE ADVOCACY PROGRAMFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
    WANTAGH DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMProvides daily mental health services in conjunction with BOCES special education. Specific mental health services include individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, psychopharmacology, psychological, psychiatric and social assessment, crisis intervention, and case management.NassauWANTAGH DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMSAGAMORE CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
    WAVERLY AVENUE CLINICProvides individual counseling, family counseling, psychopharmacology, crisis intervention, and diagnostic assessment.SuffolkWAVERLY AVENUE CLINICSAGAMORE CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER

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