Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every March. BAW began in 1996 was founded by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (DABI) and […]
Let’s get real – eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness), Center for Living is helping change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! But because of stigma and old stereotypes, many people don’t get the support they deserve.
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in […]
JOIN US AT OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION! On Thursday, October 11, 2018, NYCFL will celebrate its ten-year milestone of treating adolescents, young adults and their families with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders with specialized, individual care. Join our Founder, Elizabeth R. Kabler, the Board of Trustees, Staff, top donors, our clients, their families and […]
The 2017 Annual Holiday Fundraising Party was a great success! More than 200 colleagues, supporters and special guests were in attendance at The Metropolitan Club on December 6. We raised over $100,000, all of which went to our scholarship fund for families who need help covering the cost of treatment. Rosanna Scotto, co-host of “Good […]
A friend told me that once you say something 3 times, people tend to remember it. So please, remember, family, family, family! Not only is it important to successful addiction treatment, but family may very well be the greatest and most powerful factor for helping individuals with addiction to recover. I am not talking about […]