Thank You To Our COVID-19 Relief Community Supporters:
BINGO for a Cause
COVID-19 Long Island Philanthropic Response Fund
Includes: Apple Bank, BNB Bank, Bencivenga Family, Billy Baldwin, Brown Family, Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, Dharia Family, Fred and Gilda Nobel Foundation, Greentree Foundation, Horace & Amy Hagedorn Fund, James D. Brown, JM Kaplan Fund, Kisner Family, Lewis Family, Long Island Community Foundation, Marcin-Pastula Family, Mitola Family, MJS Foundation, Nassau County Office of Community Development, New York State Health Foundation, Rauch Foundation, Robert Storfi, Sandy River Charitable Foundation, The Wheeler Foundation, and others.
Greentree Good Neighbor Fund
Manhasset Community Fund
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock
COVID-19 Response Webinars & Interviews
Long Island Business News Healthcare Forum: COVID-19’s Effect on Mental Health
Anti Asian Bias: What Parents Need to Know
Guidance Center Perspectives on Pandemic 2020, July 23, 2020 – Health Disparities and the Pandemic
Vanessa McMullan Guidance Center Perspectives on Pandemic 2020
How Covid-19 has complicated grief, bereavement and loss, with Ed Paley
Breathing and Breath-work for the pandemic and other toxic stress
North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center Webinar: COVID-19 and Your Children’s Mental Health
Part 2 – Dr. Ariel Botta with Andrew Malekoff – Written expressions on Mindfulness. May 26, 2020
Guidance Center Perspectives on Pandemic 2020 with Dr. Paul Liu, MD
Helping Families through Covid-19 (Extended Cut)
A conversation about Mindfulness with Dr. Ariel Botta and Andrew Malekoff
Helping Kids Through COVID 19
Groupwork during the pandemic, with Elissa Smilowitz of North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center
As a child growing up in New Jersey in the 1950's and 60's, one of my favorite things to do when school let out for the year was to get up, ride my bike to the candy store, meet up with friends, pick up a newspaper and check out the baseball box scores from the...
In my February column, I wrote about the fact that I had a stem cell transplant in early December 2019, about a month before I heard for the first time about the coronavirus. The transplant entailed getting an unrelated donor’s stem cells to replace mine; then, if all...
In my August 2019 column titled “Thank You,” I expressed my gratitude for the cancer researchers and practitioners who have been instrumental in getting me through the last 10 years of my life. As I explained, my cancer was responsive to treatment, but it was...
Coronavirus News: Families turning to virtual therapy for kids during COVID-19 crisis By Stacey Sager Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Please click the photo to watch the WABC interview and video. LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- Kids aren't out on the playgrounds, and they aren't inside their schools as a result of COVID-19.Several weeks into this pandemic, some families may be settling into this new norm --...
As the Coronavirus pandemic has come to dominate a good deal of our daily lives, are we, as Dr. Suzan Song suggests in U.S. News and World Report, “on the brink of a mental health pandemic that our current system is not equipped to handle?” Recent polling by the...
One of COVID-19’s worst complications for nonprofits is the decimated events calendar. Galas and luncheons – nonprofits’ biggest fundraising vehicles – simply don’t exist in the age of social distancing. Take North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center in Roslyn...
Do you feel like your world has been turned upside down? The COVID-19 pandemic is creating an escalation in anxiety, fear and depression for the entire population, both young and old. It’s a traumatic experience for everyone, regardless of whether they were...
One of my favorite phone apps is the Weather Channel. I check it every day, sometimes several times a day, to track the temperature, wind and precipitation in my zip code. If I want to, I can search any zip code anywhere. It helps me to prepare for when I plan to walk...
Featuring Elissa Smilowitz, WCWP radio, March 24, 2020 This show is a joint effort of Richard Solomon, Esq., WCWP 88.1FM, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center to help all of us who are currently "sheltering in...
By Jenna Kern-Rugile is Director of Communications at North Shore Child Guidance - Blank Slate Media, March 28, 2020 Everyone, regardless of their age, has been thrown for a loop by this strange, new reality we are all living in. The coronavirus — in particular,...