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In Response to COVID-19’s Effect on Mental Health and Substance Use, CN Guidance & Counseling Services Receives $4 Million Federal Grant to Help High-Needs Communities

| May 5, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Andy Weissberg | CN Guidance & Counseling Services 516-234-1872 | aweissberg@centralnassau.org May 05, 2020  (Hicksville, NY) –  During a tumultuous time that has led to elevated triggers for those with mental health and/or substance use issues, and an expanded group of people in need of consultation and treatment as a result of the COVID-19 devastation across Long... Read More


One Year In, CN Guidance & Counseling Services’ Mobile Recovery Unit is Making an Impact on Those Battling Substance Use Issues

| February 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Andy Weissberg | CN Guidance & Counseling Services 516-396-2787 | aweissberg@centralnassau.org February 28, 2020 (Hicksville, NY) –   Amidst an opioid epidemic that has claimed the lives of thousands of Long Island residents, CN Guidance & Counseling Services has aggressively led the charge toward residents’ recovery, delivering needed substance use disorder and mental health treatment and related... Read More


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

| February 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Andy Weissberg | CN Guidance & Counseling Services 516-396-2787 | aweissberg@centralnassau.org Hi-Resolution Photo Available Upon Request   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... Read More


CN Guidance & Counseling and United Healthcare Announce Housing Partnership on Long Island*

| November 21, 2019

Hicksville, NY (Nov. 21, 2019) – UnitedHealthcare and CN Guidance & Counseling Services (CNG)—a nonprofit which provides mental health, substance use disorder and residential services across Long Island – recently announced a pilot partnership for a housing initiative aimed at members who may be homeless and/or high-utilizers of the emergency department. A $200,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare will fund the pilot... Read More


Taste of Hope Raises Awareness and Resources to Help Long Islanders Battling Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

| November 19, 2019

Nassau County, NY (November 19, 2019) – As co-occurring opioid usage and mental health issues continue ravaging Long Island’s families, more than 300 supporters showed their support for the area’s leading mental health and substance use treatment provider—nonprofit CN Guidance & Counseling Services—by attending its 5th annual Taste of Hope Gala fundraiser. The event, held November 6th at the Heritage Club at Bethpage,... Read More


CN Guidance & Counseling Services Receives Prestigious Top Long Island Workplaces Award from Newsday

| October 29, 2019

Woodbury, NY – CN Guidance & Counseling Services was honored on October 24, 2019 with a Top Long Island Workplaces Award from Newsday at a ceremony at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. The non-profit behavioral health agency was amongst only the top 1% of LI businesses recognized for its strong commitment to employees, mission, leadership skills, integrity, values, vision... Read More



CN Guidance & Counseling Awarded $3 Million in NY State Funding to Help Long Islanders Get Health Insurance

| October 24, 2019

    Hicksville, NY October 23, 2019 – CN Guidance & Counseling Services-a nonprofit which provides outpatient mental health and substance use disorder services – has been awarded a five-year grant from the New York State Department of Health to provide education and in person application assistance to individuals, families and small businesses and their employees at initial enrollment and when... Read More


CN Guidance & Counseling Services Named Not-For-Profit Finalist in Prestigious HIA-LI 25th Annual Business Achievement Awards

| September 16, 2019

    Finalists Represent Top Contenders for Long Island-based Business Awards; Winners will be announced during HIA-LI Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala Luncheon, Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Crest Hollow Country Club     HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK, September 16, 2019 – CN Guidance & Counseling Services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a Not-For-Profit finalist in... Read More


Watch It: Today Show Piece On The Mobile Recovery Unit Team

| September 6, 2019

Recently the Today Show came to visit us to produce a segment on our Mobile Recovery Unit team – which breaks down barriers to care by going directly out into the community to provide substance use disorder treatment.  Using a state-of-the-art RV equipped with treatment rooms with telepsychiatry capabilities, and staffed by a registered nurse, case worker, and clinicians, this... Read More