The latest news, event recaps, opinions and commentary from the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness.

SIPCW Awarded Take Care New York 2020 Grant for Stapleton and Park Hill Communities

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.

Letter to the Editor: Combatting Overdoses in Staten Island Public Restrooms

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.

Staten Islanders Urged to Include Behavioral Health in their New Year’s Resolutions

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.

TYSA Reminds Staten Islanders to Dispose of Unused Prescriptions on National Drug Take Back Day

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.

Why Governor Cuomo’s Legislation Matters in Staten Island’s Fight against Heroin

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.

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About SIPCW

The Staten Island Partnership For Community Wellness provides backbone support to initiatives and moving towards the integration of behavioral and physical health across systems.

We provide:

  • Coalition Building
  • Project Planning & Management
  • Partner Engagement
  • Facilitation
  • Communication and Education
  • Data Collection and Sharing
  • Evaluation
  • Policy and Advocacy

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Phone
(718) 226-0258

SIPCW Headquarters
444 St. Mark’s Place
3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10310

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