April 27, 2017 – The Health Department today launched a new media campaign educating New Yorkers on the dangers of secondhand smoke at home and encouraging them to make their home smoke-free. Secondhand smoke can enter apartments or common areas through shared ventilation systems, air spaces, windows and hallways. Approximately 35 percent of New Yorkers […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. − New York City should protect public health and promote health equity by refusing to allow advertisements for alcohol from its public transportation system, said Public Citizen, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and Center for Science in the Public Interest in a letter to New York City Council members today. A letter was […]
The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness (SIPCW) and the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) invite you to the 2nd Annual Staten Island Garden Summit on St. Patrick’s Day—Friday, March 17, 2017. This interactive Professional Learning Opportunity will give you the tools to start, expand or sustain your school’s garden.
It is a story that has afflicted countless Staten Islanders: following an injury or accident, a person is prescribed and takes pain medication for acute pain that results in opioid addiction. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is working to prevent situations like this across America in the future.
The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness (SIPCW) was one of eight organizations across New York City selected to receive a Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020 grant from The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) and the Fund for Public Health in New York, the Department of Health announced yesterday.
If you’ve been paying attention, this week wasn’t the first time you saw a tragic headline about a heroin or opioid overdose in a restroom on Staten Island. At Tackling Youth Substance Abuse (TYSA) we have been following trends and data, and have noted the uptick of (often fatal) overdoses in both public and business restrooms.
Does your New Year’s resolution include dropping a few pounds, exercising, dieting and improving your physical health? You are not alone. Each year individuals ring in the New Year with a promise to take better care of their health.
On Saturday, October 22 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will celebrate National Drug Take Back Day to remind the public to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
Today, after seeing many comments by Staten Islanders questioning the efficacy of this legislation, I wanted to share why this comprehensive package is important to our borough, to the state and to the entire nation.
The Staten Island Partnership For Community Wellness provides backbone support to initiatives and moving towards the integration of behavioral and physical health across systems.
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- Groups to NYC Council Members: Stop Alcohol Advertising to Kids on Public TransitApril 6, 2017 - 10:18 am
- Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to Host Staten Island Roundtable Discussion on Pain MedicationJanuary 26, 2017 - 5:54 pm
- SIPCW Awarded Take Care New York 2020 Grant for Stapleton and Park Hill CommunitiesJanuary 26, 2017 - 5:52 pm
- Letter to the Editor: Combatting Overdoses in Staten Island Public RestroomsJanuary 26, 2017 - 5:48 pm