California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

Strengthening Protective Factors to Prevent Bullying and Suicide on Staten Island

In recent years, Staten Island (SI) has taken up the nationwide call to action to address suicidal behaviors among youth. During a May 2018 roundtable discussion on mental health issues facing youth, hosted by local elected officials and attended by a multisectoral group of professionals from...

Addressing Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings

The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness (SIPCW) is a non-profit organization established to promote wellness and to improve the health of the Staten Island community through collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach. For more than 20 years, SIPCW has addressed critical public...

From Collaboration to Collective Impact: A Community Approach to Tackle Youth Opioid Abuse on Staten Island

No single organization, however innovative or powerful, alone can address youth substance abuse in a community. A dedicated group of community members, philanthropists, behavioral health providers, law enforcement, government partners, and parents, understood this and came together to collectively...