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News and thoughts from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care

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
by Liaacinc
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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
by Liaacinc
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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
by Liaacinc
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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

September 5, 2013
by Liaacinc
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World Suicide Prevention Day

by: Gail Barouh An important date approaching is September 10th, which is marked as World Suicide Prevention day. At 8 pm, this day will be observed by lighting a candle near a window in the name of suicide prevention. The … Continue reading

August 22, 2013
by Liaacinc
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LIAAC Attends Brentwood’s Annual Health Fair for the Community

On Saturday, July 27th, LIAAC was among many other reputable organizations to attend the Annual Health Fair for the Community at the Rock of Salvation Church in Brentwood. The event was bursting with food, music, families, volunteers, Long Island’s non-profit … Continue reading

July 29, 2013
by Liaacinc
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Possible Cure? Two Men Treated for Cancer Now HIV Free

by: Gail Barouh In HIV/AIDS news recently, two men that received bone marrow transplants now appear to be HIV free after cancer treatments. Various media outlets reported on the exciting new progress on the battle against HIV on Wednesday, July … Continue reading

November 8, 2011
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The Elena M. Perez Memorial Grant – an Opportunity for Community

by Dr. Gail Barouh At LIAAC, we are extremely honored to have been chosen to be this year’s recipient of the Bank of America Elena M. Perez Memorial Grant.  This prestigious award, which was presented to me at the 7th … Continue reading

September 16, 2011
by Liaacinc
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Prevention is Still Key – Reflections on the National HIV Prevention Conference

by Dr. Gail Barouh The National HIV Prevention Conference took place in Atlanta this August and the Long Island Association for AIDS Care was there. We were particularly pleased that Romarie McCue, LIAAC’s Director of Mobile Outreach, was invited to … Continue reading