Posts Tagged ‘Winter 2022 Issue’

Announcing Services for the Underserved’s New CEO

Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jorge R. Petit as the CEO of S:US effective February 14, 2022. Dr. Petit will replace Donna Colonna, who retires after 25 years of service to S:US. [caption id="attachment_5968" align="alignright" width="220"]...

Consumer Perspectives: Volunteering Makes a Difference in Our Lives

This article is part of a quarterly series giving voice to the perspectives of individuals with lived experiences as they share their opinions on a particular topic. The authors are served by Services for the UnderServed (S:US), a New York City-based nonprofit that is committed to giving every New...

Hudson Valley Care on Managing Change and the Intersection of Health Homes and Technology

Hudson Valley Care is on a mission: to provide the highest quality support to individuals living with multiple chronic illnesses and/or serious behavioral health conditions. Operating as a New York State Health Home, they are a coalition of hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and...

Devereux Florida Student Volunteers Donate Time and Talents to Support Youth in Need

At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, volunteers play an integral role, donating their time and talents to help the nonprofit change lives and empower those it serves to achieve their full and unique potential. Devereux is one of the nation’s largest organizations providing services,...

Volunteering Makes Old Age Meaningful

When I moved to Baltimore to be closer to my daughter and grandchildren, I left behind 50 years of work in New York’s mental health community, 20 years of teaching at Columbia University School of Social Work, an active life in jazz and in photography, many friends, and (though I tried to avoid...

Volunteers of CBC’s Consumer Advisory Board Contribute to Better Health Outcomes

Coordinated Behavioral Care (CBC) values the role of volunteers and cultivates opportunities to support active participation of volunteer members comprising its Consumer Advisory Board (CAB). CBC was launched in 2011 by innovative NYC not-for-profit behavioral health organizations to...

Honoring Donna Colonna’s Contribution to the Field of Human Services

After 25 years of passionate and dedicated service as the CEO of Services for the UnderServed (S:US), Donna Colonna recently announced her plan to retire in February 2022. Donna has spent her nearly 50-year career working to promote self-determination for people who have been disadvantaged by the...

Information and Answers for People Who Use Drugs or Have Substance Use Disorder During COVID-19

Having a substance use disorder can make you more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19. People who use drugs may also have underlying medical conditions that put them at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19, and they may have concerns and questions related to their risk....

Behavioral Health News Spotlight on Excellence – An Interview with Steve Miccio, CEO of People USA

Overview David Minot, Executive Director of Mental Health News Education, the non-profit organization that publishes Behavioral Health News, interviews Steve Miccio, CEO of People USA. Steve speaks about the Crisis Stabilization Center located in Dutchess County, NY and his collaboration with the...