Mental health care providers warn of telehealth’s limitations

Feb. 10, 2021 – Telehealth services have helped New Yorkers access health services during the pandemic, but some health care advocates are concerned about its long-term shortcomings. Sebrina Barrett, Executive Director of the Association for Community Living, and Ashley Brody, CEO of Search for Change, Inc., weighed in on the …

A message from Search for Change, Inc. CEO Ashley Brody in regards to COVID-19

Greetings, everyone.  As public health concerns regarding COVID-19 intensify, many have expressed concern about the vulnerable individuals entrusted to our agency’s care, some of whom experience chronic conditions that place them at heightened risk. We share these concerns and are closely following the advice and counsel of healthcare professionals and …

A Root Cause of the Opiate Drug Abuse Epidemic by Ashley Brody

Behavioral Health News Winter 2020 Issue An epidemic of opiate abuse and addiction continues to ravage communities throughout the United States. Approximately 183,000 Americans succumbed to opiate overdoses between 1999 and 2015, and countless more have suffered the ancillary effects of addiction that include the loss of employment, shattered relationships, …

Our very own Healthcare Hero!

Our very own Susan Salomone has been recognized as a “Healthcare Hero” by Westchester Magazine! I cannot think of a more deserving candidate.  For the past several years, Susan and her husband Steve have been the driving force behind Drug Crisis In Our Backyard.  Their organization has played a pivotal …