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Archives - January 1970

Archives - January 1970

National Prevention Week (May 8-14): Raising Awareness of Preventing Substance Use and Promoting Positive Mental Health

National Prevention Week is a week-long observance used to raise awareness and action around the prevention of substance use as well as to promote positive mental health. National Prevention Week strives to boost community involvement, foster collaboration among public health organizations, and promote the spread of quality resources on substance…
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May is National Fitness & Sports Month

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/May-is-National-Sports-and-Fitness-Month-1080p-220330.mp4"][/video] National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, which takes place in May, is a time to recognize and promote physical activity and the advantages of sports participation. Physical activity is essential for good health and happiness, no matter your age. Getting active may improve overall fitness and…
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What Type of Behavioral Health Professional is Right for You?

  [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Kinds-of-Behavioral-Healthcare-1080p-220413.mp4"][/video] There are many types of behavioral health professionals. Below is a listing of the types of professionals, including their areas of expertise and training, to help you select the type of treatment that is right for you. Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who have completed…
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

[video poster="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Screenshot-130.png" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/April-is-Alcohol-Awareness-Month.mp4"][/video] April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this gives us an opportunity to think about our drinking habits and how alcohol affects our lives. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence ("NCADD") established National Alcohol Awareness Month in 1987. NCADD was formed by Marty Mann,…
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

[video poster="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/colorectal-cancer-awareness.png" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Colorectal-Cancer-Awareness.mp4"][/video] The NYCDCC Welfare Fund and MSK Direct, a program that offers you guided access to expert cancer care, have once again collaborated to bring you cancer education and awareness. Since March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, we have decided to focus on providing you information…
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March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, all of us are encouraged to learn more about making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. History "National Nutrition Week," initiated in March 1973, was…
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REMINDER: How to Access LiveHealthOnline for Mental Health or Substance Use Assistance

If you or your dependent(s) are seeking outpatient services for mental health or substance use, please know that help is available and accessible from any electronic device with internet access. You can have a confidential virtual visit with a licensed clinician at www.LiveHealthOnline.com. Follow the steps below to access assistance through www.LiveHealthOnline.com:…
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Upcoming Webinar- A Guide to Navigating Cancer Before and After a Cancer Diagnosis

To improve access to high quality cancer care for all communities, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center experts will present A Guide to Navigating Cancer… Before and After a Cancer Diagnosis. Register here for the Webinar on Thursday, February 17th at 4pm ET. NYCDCC has a partnership with MSK Direct to provide members, and their families dedicated…
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Mental Wellness in the Black Community

During Black History Month, the Members Education and Network for Dependency (“MEND”) program joins The National Alliance on Mental Illness (“NAMI”) to address mental wellness within Black communities. Sharing Hope is NAMI’s three-part video series that explores mental wellness among Black youth, families, and communities. You can view the videos…
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Tips for Financial Well-being

[video poster="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/financial-wellbeing.jpg" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Tips-for-Financial-Well-Being.mp4"][/video] The Benefit Funds often focuses on your health and well-being through our Preventive Care and Wellness articles. However, we all must not forget that financial wellness is important as well. So what is financial wellness and well-being? Financial well-being means having financial security and financial…
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