The Doorways to Independence program at ADAPT Community Network is pleased to offer home modification assistance through the Access to Home program. The Access to Home (ATH) grant assists low- and moderate-income New Yorkers with disabilities in addressing their home accessibility needs at no cost to them.Read more
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum offers a presentation called Your Brain on the Military: Women Veterans on February 1, 3-5pm. The Intrepid Museum and New-York Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center welcome current and former military service members and their family and friends for an afternoon exploring the links between military service and the brain. Hear from researchers and veterans as they unravel myths and realities about veterans and mental health.
Dr. Colleen Becket-Davenport, Psy.D., of the Military Family Wellness Center will moderate a panel of female veterans. They will speak about the strengths and leadership of women in the military, and the unique challenges they face both during and after service.
Shay Arnon is a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces (2012-2014) and served during Operation Protective Edge in 2014.
Emily O’Hara is a Human Resources Business Partner at New York Presbyterian, joining the organization in 2016. She served in the U.S. Army as a Captain in the AG branch, from 2011-2016.
This program is free with advance registration.
West 46th St & 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036
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Approximately 300,000 veterans sustained a TBI as a result of serving in the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; 57% were not evaluated or treated for TBI.
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at NYU Langone presents their TBI Program, funded by NYC City Council, to fill this gap in treatment. The service offers neuropsychological evaluations, which help us to understand the relationship between brain and behavior. These evaluations offer in-depth assessment of memory, thinking visually/verbally, attention, problem solving, planning and mood. The TBI Program also offers cognitive training, to develop strategies to work around cognitive difficulties.Read more
Telemental Health services at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at NYU Langone Medical Center provide mental health care to veterans, service members (from any era and with any discharge status), and their families in every part of New York State who are unable to regularly commute to therapy. Services are provided via computer or tablet and can be done in the privacy of one’s home. Telemental Health is an innovative and simple approach to providing the high quality care the MFC is known for.Read more
ARE YOU OR IS SOMEONE YOU KNOW:
• Dealing with injuries, psychological symptoms, or stress associated with your military service?
• Having trouble reconnecting with family and friends?
• Experiencing difficulty finding and obtaining needed services
or readjusting to civilian life?
• Unsure of your next step?
The staff at the NYU Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic can help. Their clinicians support you and your family members in addressing the needs and challenges associated with military service and life transitions.
Michael Coritsidis, a self-improvement career coach and motivational speaker, offers 7 Steps to Employment Success Career Building Seminar on January 23, 7-8:30pm. He’ll provide strategies to help with success, focus, and better connection to yourself and others. Special guest Martial Arts Grand Master Parks will help improve your physical and mental wellness by teaching de-stress techniques: proper breathing, meditation, breaking boards, demonstration, etc.
338 Main St
Huntington, NY 11743
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