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Amidst Opioid Epidemic, Long Island Community Foundation Awards $25,000 to Growing Local Nonprofit

| January 30, 2018

Hicksville, NY (January 30, 2018) – Aiming to help stem the tide of opioid deaths and addiction across Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island Community Foundation awarded a grant to CN Guidance & Counseling Services—a nonprofit which acts as a safety-net by providing outpatient mental health and addiction services, regardless of an individuals’ ability to pay. Long Island experienced nearly... Read More

“Taste of Hope” Raises Awareness/ Resources to Help Long Islanders Facing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

| November 20, 2017

  Nassau County, NY (November 20, 2017) – As co-occurring opioid usage and mental health issues continue ravaging Long Island’s families at record levels, more than 200 local residents showed their support for the area’s leading mental health and substance use treatment provider—nonprofit CN Guidance & Counseling Services—by attending its 3rd annual Taste of Hope fundraiser and awareness-builder. The event,... Read More

Pioneering Psychiatrist Joins Board of LI’s Leading Mental Health/Addictions Nonprofit

| November 13, 2017

Rajvee Vora, a leader in integrated care, joins CN Guidance & Counseling Services Hicksville, NY (November 13, 2017) Dr. Rajvee Vora — the psychiatrist who helped establish giant Northwell Health’s vanguard program that integrates primary medical care with behavioral health care (treatment of mental health and addiction disorders) — became the newest board member of CN Guidance & Counseling Services,... Read More

For Those on the Verge of a Mental Health Crisis: A Safe Place To Respite / Avoid Hospital

| November 1, 2017

Hicksville, NY (November 1, 2017) – One of Long Island’s leading nonprofits announced this week the opening of a new short-term residential setting to enable some individuals facing escalating mental health symptoms to avoid hospitalization and stabilize themselves with available support. CN Guidance & Counseling Services began this autumn serving qualified individuals in its new Crisis Respite program—a Hicksville residence... Read More

“Taste of Hope” Gala to Benefit Long Islanders Affected by Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

| September 12, 2017

CN Guidance & Counseling Services’ Event on 10/25 Honors Two Community Stewards   Hicksville, NY (September 12, 2017) CN Guidance & Counseling Services (Hicksville, NY,, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families on Long Island affected by mental health and/or substance use disorders by delivering needed services in a person-centered way, formally... Read More

Two-Year Demonstration Program to Serve Long Island’s Most Vulnerable: CN Guidance Began Enhanced Services July 1st

| July 25, 2017

Individuals with mental illness and/or drug addictions to benefit, regardless of ability to pay Hicksville, NY (July 25, 2017) – Long Island this month became one of just a few areas in the United States to benefit from a federally authorized pilot program that will provide comprehensive healthcare services to people facing mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The program,... Read More

Long Island Runners Join Together to Make a Difference This May During Mental Health Awareness Month

| June 2, 2017

Communities Unite for 5K Runday in support of CN Guidance and Counseling Services Hicksville, NY (June 2, 2017) – Men, women, and children from across Long Island took part in the Barbara Bartell Memorial 5K Runday on May 27 in support of CN Guidance and Counseling Services—a nonprofit organization that provides wide-ranging services to families and individuals facing mental health... Read More

Homelessness Prevention: Residents in Supportive Housing to Gain Financial Management Skills via Grant from People’s United Community Foundation

| April 5, 2017

Hicksville, NY (April 5, 2017) – People’s United Community Foundation this month awarded a grant to nonprofit CN Guidance & Counseling Services to reduce risk of homelessness among low- and moderate-income individuals living in supportive housing—apartments across Long Island equipped with special supportive services for people who are gradually building their independence. The grant fuels personalized financial skills-training—covering how to... Read More

New “Link-Age” Program Will Find/Serve Seniors with Depression, Addiction, and Other Serious Issues

| September 29, 2016

NY State Grant of $1 Million To Support Partnership and Service-Coordination in Nassau County Hicksville, NY (September 29, 2016) – Seniors across Nassau County who face mental health and substance use issues—a growing concern—will benefit from a new “triple partnership” that will find, outreach proactively to and serve adults age 55 and older whose independence or survival in the community... Read More