CN Guidance & Counseling Services Receives $11,000 Grant Award from United Way of Long Island to Help Those Battling Substance and Mental Health Issues

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Carin Theobald | CN Guidance & Counseling Services
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February 26, 2020 (Hicksville, NY) – Central Nassau (CN) Guidance & Counseling Services is pleased to announce it has received a $11,000 Community Partner grant from United Way of Long Island.

The funding will support the expansion of delivery services to residents of Long Island who are suffering from substance use and or mental health disorders.

Jeffrey Friedman

CEO of nonprofit CN Guidance & Counseling Services, a behavioral health safety-net organization.

“This funding enables us to continue to provide vital services to the community during a time of great need,” said Jeffrey Friedman, CEO of CN Guidance & Counseling Services, “We are very much honored and grateful to receive these critical dollars.”

“We couldn’t do the work that we do without our community partner agencies and the contributions they make to the residents of Long Island,” said Theresa A. Regnante, President and CEO of United Way of Long Island. “By providing funding to these organizations, it shows that they meet the highest standards of excellence in the not-for-profit sector.”

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Photo Caption: CN Guidance & Counseling Services CEO, Jeffrey Friedman is presented with a check for $11,000 from Trish Rivers, Program Director of Community Impact at United Way of Long Island to support substance use and or mental health disorder treatment.

About CN Guidance

Established in 1972, the purpose of CN Guidance & Counseling Services, a nonprofit organization, and one only two state Certified Community Behavioral Health Center on Long Island, is to inspire and catalyze recovery for people living with mental health and substance use conditions through innovative and person-centered integrated clinical treatment, counseling, housing and support services—empowering those served to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

About United Way of Long Island

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We recruit people and organizations that bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.  LIVE UNITED® is a call to action for everyone to become part of the change.  United Way of Long Island is part of a worldwide network spanning across 41 countries and territories, including more than 1,200 local organizations in the U.S. For more information about United Way of Long Island, please visit, or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.