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News and thoughts from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care

November 6, 2017
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SAMHSA announces new grant for LIAAC

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded grants totaling $166 million over five years through its Targeted Capacity Expansion-HIV (TCE-HIV) Program and its Prevention Navigator Program. Through the two grant programs, SAMHSA expects to fund seventy-nine grants … Continue reading

October 18, 2017
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LIAAC Receives Five Year Grant Award from SAMHSA

LIAAC is excited to announce that we have been awarded funding by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) for a HIV testing and substance abuse prevention/treatment program, focusing on Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), transgender individuals … Continue reading

July 31, 2017
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Witnessing a Crisis: A Review of HBO Documentary “Warning: This Drug May Kill You”

By Sara Guando As children we would defend ourselves with the old saying “stick and stones…” As adults we know that, yes, sticks and stones might break your bones but words can also hurt you. In this day and age, … Continue reading

June 28, 2017
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An Interview with Dr. Gail Barouh: Long Island’s History with HIV/AIDS and the Accomplishments of LIAAC

By Sara Guando This July, LIAAC congratulates President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Gail Barouh, for her incredible career with LIAAC and noble service to the Long Island community. As she begins her retirement we offer sincere gratitude to Dr. … Continue reading

June 23, 2017
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Dr. Gail Barouh hosts LIAAC’s Girls Day Event

By Sara Guando Picture a CEO. Picture a business executive, a director of finance, or a panel of a company’s top leaders. What do you see? A quick Google image search of “CEO” revealed an interesting find; that only nine … Continue reading

May 18, 2017
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) recognizes National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week takes place annually, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. This year the event takes place May 14 -20. The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are: to involve … Continue reading

May 5, 2017
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LIAAC receives Grant Award from Center for Disease Control and Prevention for Young Men of Color who have Sex with Men

LIAAC is excited to announce that we have been awarded funding by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for a comprehensive HIV prevention program, focusing on Young Men of Color who have Sex with Men (YMSM). LIAAC’s YMSM Alternative Prevention … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
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The Faith Communities Project

by D. Ray Ward, MAOM, CASAC, CPP Chief Program Officer Historically, Houses of Worship have been a place that inspires change, hope and faith to community residents.  In addition to spiritual nurturing, they provide shelter, food assistance and other social … Continue reading

September 5, 2013
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Come to the Rescue of Your Health By Eating Right

by: Gail Barouh “You are what you eat” is a phrase we are sure to hear at some point in our lives from our parents and educators. As we grow older, the meaning of that one phrase seems to hold … Continue reading