LIBN – 24 nonprofits share $576M in grants

Date : 12.30.2019
24 nonprofits share $576M in grants By: Bernadette Starzee December 30, 2019 Two dozen nonprofits received grants from the Long Island Community Foundation as 2019 came to a close. The 24 organizations received a share of $576,000 in the third and final round of the Melville-based organization’s annual competitive grants program. In total LICF has distributed $1,538,500... Read More

Town hall event planned to raise awareness for mental health services

Date : 09.18.2019
    Town hall event planned to raise awareness for mental health services by Tara Smith | 09/15/2019 6:01 AM Two years ago, North Fork school districts partnered with local hospitals, elected officials and the Family Service League to form the North Fork Coalition for Behavioral Health. The collaboration was formed to improve students’ access to mental... Read More

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Town Unveils Mental Health Forum

Date : 09.11.2019
    With teen suicide and substance abuse escalating concerns, there’s a need to erase the stigma in asking for help, officials say. By Lisa Finn, Patch Staff Sep 10, 2019 4:36 pm ET | Updated Sep 10, 2019 4:39 pm ET (Patch file photo / Lisa Finn.) SOUTHOLD, NY — On World Suicide Prevention... Read More

Suicide talk to be held Thursday in Greenport

Date : 07.17.2019
    Community Action Southhold Town will host a free discussion for those affected by suicide. By Arlene GrossSpecial to NewsdayUpdated July 16, 2019 6:00 AM Family Service League will run a “Joe’s Project” discussion in Greenport Thursday for families and friends impacted by suicide. Community Action Southhold Town, or CAST, will host the free talk, which... Read More

Partnership formed to help aid members of Greenport’s aging population

Date : 07.17.2019
    Government Partnership formed to help aid members of Greenport’s aging population by Tara Smith | 07/16/2019 5:29 PM Southold Town has partnered with Family Service League, the Suffolk County Office for the Aging and Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital to establish a new program to aid the area’s aging population. Karen McLaughlin, director of... Read More


Date : 04.15.2019
    NEWS HEALTH By David Olson April 13, 2019 6:00 AM More opioid addicts turning to Vivitrol to come clean, rebuild their lives According to the drug’s Ireland-based manufacturer, Alkermes, the number of people nationally using the drug has more than tripled over the past four years, to 111,500 in 2018. An injectable... Read More

FSL CEO is Finalist for Long Island Imagine Awards

Date : 02.06.2019
 Long Island Business News Finalists announced for Long Island Imagine Awards By: Bernadette Starzee February 5, 2019 Finalists were announced for the Long Island Imagine Awards, an annual competition that grants $5,000 apiece to five nonprofit organizations. More than 170 applications were received for this year’s awards program, now in its seventh year, and four... Read More