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10.22.20
Prevention Advocates Stunned By Lawmaker's 'Drugs-For-Sex' Charge
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/riverhead/prevention-advocates-stunned-lawmakers-drugs-sex-charge

10.16.20
Pressure point: As childcare teeters, moms are on edge
InnovateLI
https://www.innovateli.com/pressure-point-as-childcare-teeters-moms-are-on-edge/

10.14.20
What's at stake with an expected loss of as much as 50% of local social services funding?
News12
https://bronx.news12.com/whats-at-stake-with-an-expected-loss-of-as-much-as-of-local-social-services-funding

10.6.20
HIA-LI Recognizes Outstanding Long Island Firms For Leadership, Performance, And Commitment To The Community
LongIsland.com
https://www.longisland.com/articles/10-06-20/hia-li-recognizes-outstanding-long-island-firms-for-leadership-performance-and-commitment-to-the-community.html

10.6.20
What Back-To-School (ish) Means
Long Island Weekly
https://longislandweekly.com/what-back-to-school-ish-means/

10.4.20
More Americans Are Binge Drinking During Pandemic: How to Cope Without Alcohol
Healthline
https://www.healthline.com/health-news/more-americans-are-binge-drinking-during-pandemic-how-to-cope-without-alcohol

9.11.20
Without Galas and Dinners, Will Charities Go Hungry?
InnovateLI
https://www.innovateli.com/without-galas-and-dinners-will-charities-go-hungry/

9.4.20
Movers & Shakers- September 4, 2020 Edition
FCA Appoints Cabana to Board of Trustees
LIBN
https://libn.com/moversandshakers/2020/09/09/september-4-2020-edition/

9.4.20
Expert: 'Perfect storm' of pandemic, recession has caused rise in overdoses across Long Island
News12 Long Island
http://longisland.news12.com/story/42592917/expert-perfect-storm-of-pandemic-recession-has-caused-rise-in-overdoses-across-long-island

8.31.20
Drug overdoses increase during pandemic, Nassau officials say
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/long-island/opioids-overdose-nassau-pandemic-1.48797092

8.31.20
Health Experts Worry Isolation, Stress And Social Distancing During Coronavirus Pandemic Leading To Spike In Drug Abuse
CBS New York
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/08/31/health-experts-worry-isolation-stress-and-social-distancing-during-coronavirus-pandemic-leading-to-spike-in-drug-abuse/

8.30.20
Elder abuse arrests nearly triple in pandemic year, Nassau prosecutors say
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/elder-abuse-nassau-singas-1.48678932

8.27.20
FCA Elects Sylvia Cabana to Board of Trustees
Garden City Life
https://gardencity-life.com/2020/08/27/fca-elects-sylvia-cabana-to-board-of-trustees/

8.26.20
West Hempstead Attorney Joins Family & Children's Association
LI Herald
https://www.liherald.com/stories/west-hempstead-attorney-joins-family-childrens-association,127365

8.22.20
FCA Elects Sylvia Cabana to Board of Trustees
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/blog-112/fca-elects-sylvia-cabana-to-board-of-trustees/

8.4.20
Ask the Expert: Contacting Your Local Social Security Office
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/retirement/ask-the-expert-contacting-your-local-social-security-office-1.47203651

7.31.20
Long Island's Helping Hands Need a Hand and A Plan
Innovate LI
https://www.innovateli.com/long-islands-helping-hands-need-a-hand-and-a-plan/

7.27.20
Bellone, Curran to Seek Help in Washington as Lawmakers Debate Stimulus Package
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/suffolk-nassau-coronavirus-stimulus-package-1.47429495

7.21.20
FCA to honor Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, at 2020 Fall Harvest celebration
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/blog-112/fca-to-honor-michael-dowling-president-and-ceo-of-northwell-health-at-2020-fall-harvest-celebration/

7.20.20
Newsman 'Bewildered' By Granddaughter's OD Starts New Foundation
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/easthampton/newsman-bewildered-granddaughters-od-starts-new-foundation

7.15.20
Coronavirus News: Long Island officials plead for COVID-19 relief funds
ABC7NY
https://abc7ny.com/long-island-funding-covid-li-relief/6318977/

7.4.20
Counterfeit Oxycodone Could Lead To Overdose, Death
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/northfork/counterfeit-oxycodone-could-lead-overdose-death-cops

6.19.20
Family and Children’s Association receives bedtime essentials for youth in transitional housing
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/community-news/family-and-childrens-association-receives-bedtime-essentials-for-youth-in-transitional-housing/

6.5.20
FCA Receives $20K Grant to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/blog-112/fca-receives-20k-grant-to-support-covid-19-response-efforts/?fbclid=IwAR3XHzybxrACPotGyu9bUrc5RZa8nuec7z4yKbD3mZF_w7zzJVsDGjXWLgw

6.5.20
FCA Receives $20,000 Grant from Long Island Community Foundation
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/mineola/fca-receives-20-000-grant-long-island-community-foundation?fbclid=IwAR1QkrTEi73TQlJqaDwoIdKfC5RHhWVYyjPkIqq9CRyy5JAzwjW3f2GlSVk

5.29.20
LIBNow Episode 4: Alcohol and Drug Abuse on the Rise Here
LIBN
https://libn.com/2020/05/29/libnow-episode-4/

5.9.20
As Many as 75,000 Could Die From 'Deaths of Despair' as a Result of the Coronavirus Pandemic
INSIDER
https://www.insider.com/coronavirus-pandemic-could-cause-75000-deaths-of-despair-2020-5

5.8.20
The Next COVID Crisis Could be a Wave of Suicides
Herald-Mail Media
https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/nation/the-next-covid-crisis-could-be-a-wave-of-suicides/article_f5840c91-f61a-574d-82d3-1344dccc305b.html

5.8.20
The Next Covid Crisis Could Be a Wave of Suicides
Bloomberg
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-08/mental-health-care-braces-for-coronavirus-anxiety-and-suicides

5.5.20
LI Coronavirus: Support Hotline Reaches Essential Workers
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/mineola/li-coronavirus-support-hotline-reaches-essential-workers?fbclid=IwAR3Hs4S8f-FvD89l0hxOXpEM1alrccBMTPjwzGMxpQm0236R1AtjHDNHFBg

5.1.20
FCA Launches Essential Worker Support Line
Long Island Weekly
https://longislandweekly.com/fca-launches-essential-worker-support-line/

4.30.20
Steps to Substance Abuse Recovery Support During Pandemic
Amityville Record
https://www.amityvillerecord.com/articles/steps-to-substance-abuse-recovery-support-during-pandemic/

4.30.20
FCA lanza línea de ayuda a inmigrantes de Long Island en tiempos de COVID-19
Tu Prensa Local Long Island
https://tuprensalocal.com/fca-lanza-linea-de-ayuda-a-inmigrantes-de-long-island-en-tiempos-de-covid-19/

4.28.20
FCA Launches Essential Worker Support Line
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/blog-112/fca-launches-essential-worker-support-line/

4.28.20
FCA Launches Essential Worker Support Line
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/longisland/fca-launches-essential-worker-support-line?fbclid=IwAR0QZEdm3zfvn-KEVQnTiXxaH12sejeaf4PoQG_HYmC4SPloEFqp92M90l8

4.23.30
Transforming grief: Beading Hearts supports parents who have lost a child to drug overdose
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/long-island/beading-hearts-supports-parents-who-have-lost-a-child-to-drug-overdose-1.44029637?fbclid=IwAR3cVh1fPGQGo9vZ1yR9b_iA-Mr1GcJ3fzJ3xP3ffJ5Ddivae5HHfAB91QE

4.18.20
FCA Launches Spanish-Speaking Bi-County Immigrant Helpline
Long Island Weekly
https://longislandweekly.com/fca-launches-spanish-speaking-bi-county-immigrant-helpline/

4.18.20
Readers Write: FCA continues in its role as ombudsmen for long-term care facilities
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/opinions-100/readers-write-fca-continues-in-its-role-as-ombudsmen-for-long-term-care-facilities/

4.17.20
FCA Launches Spanish-Speaking Bi-County Immigrant Helpline
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/longisland/fca-launches-spanish-speaking-bi-county-immigrant-helpline

4.15.20
Advocates Demand More Information on Deaths, Infections from Nursing Homes
News12
http://www.news12.com/story/42012155/advocates-demand-more-information-on-deaths-infections-from-nursing-homes

4.14.20
THRIVE, A Long Island Recovery Community, Marks Milestone
Long Island Press
https://www.longislandpress.com/2020/04/14/thrive-a-long-island-recovery-community-marks-milestone/

4.3.20
Coronavirus Sparks Mental Health Concerns: Where To Turn on LI
Patch
https://patch.com/new-york/northfork/coronavirus-sparks-mental-health-concerns-where-turn-li

4.3.20
"Take Five" Campaign Launched For Mental Health During COVID-19 Outbreak
Long Island Weekly
https://longislandweekly.com/take-five-campaign-launched-for-mental-health-during-covid-19-outbreak/

4.2.20
Nassau Launches Virtual Mental Health Program During COVID-19 Outbreak
WCBS 880
https://wcbs880.radio.com/articles/news/nassau-launches-virtual-mental-health-program-amid-outbreak

3.31.20
FCA ‘Visiting’ Seniors by Phone, Plus Dropping Off Groceries, Prescriptions
Long Island Business News
https://libn.com/2020/03/31/fca-visiting-seniors-by-phone-plus-dropping-off-groceries-prescriptions/

3.31.20
FCA Moves Senior Services Online in Face of Coronavirus Outbreak
The Island Now
https://theislandnow.com/rop/fca-moves-senior-services-online-in-face-of-coronavirus-outbreak/

3.30.20
Social Services to County: We're Still Open
Long Island Herald
https://www.liherald.com/stories/social-services-to-county-were-still-open,123617

3.29.20
The Double-Edged Sword of Isolation
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/opinion/commentary/covid-19-coronavirus-isolation-depression-social-distancing-alcohol-drug-use-1.43482561

3.25.20
FCA Pays Virtual Visits to Isolated Long Island Seniors
Long Island Weekly
https://longislandweekly.com/fca-pays-virtual-visits-to-isolated-long-island-seniors/

3.20.20
Coronavirus Update: Health Officials Worried About Hoarding of Alcohol As Means of Self-Medication
CBS New York
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/03/20/coronavirus-alcohol-dependence-addiction-substance-abuse/

3.19.20
Mental Health Providers Use Tech, Flexibility To Help Long Islanders Cope During Coronavirus
WSHU Public Radio
https://www.wshu.org/post/mental-health-providers-use-tech-flexibility-help-long-islanders-cope-during-coronavirus

3.18.20
Coronavirus Update: ‘Help Is Here,’ Nassau Still Offering Mental Health And Substance Abuse Service
CBS New York
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/coronavirus-long-island-nassau-county-mental-health/

3.18.20
LI's Nonprofits Adapt, Face Hurdles Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Newsday
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/nonprofits-coronavirus-1.43281722

3.18.20
Minding Your Mental Health During a Pandemic
Fox 5 New York
https://www.fox5ny.com/news/minding-your-mental-health-during-a-pandemic

2.3.20
Thomas Valva Case: CBS2 Obtains Abuse Complaint Records, Custody Hearing Transcripts As Investigation Into His Death Continues
CBS New York
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/02/03/thomas-valva-child-protective-services-nassau-county-suffolk-county-michael-valva/

12.16.20
Henry Schein Celebrates 21st Annual ‘Holiday Cheer for Children’ Program with Families Around the World
Business Wire
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191216005196/en/Henry-Schein-Celebrates-21st-Annual-%E2%80%98Holiday-Cheer