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UCHC Live: Let’s Talk about Mental Health

In recognition of Mental Health Month, UCHC Behavioral Health Director Mildred Casiano lead a panel discussion on how to combat the stigmas surrounding mental health. Behavioral health panelists discussed the various therapies and supports available to UCHC patients. Watch the full segment en Español here. Panelists included Mildred Casiano (Director…

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Technology & Public Health Series

UCHC invited patients to learn how the health center is using technology to improve health outcomes. UCHC explained the benefits of its new online Patient Portal, such as requesting and viewing appointments, accessing test results, communicating privately with your providers, and paying or viewing bills. Medly Pharmacy sponsored the event…

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UCHC Partners with NYPCC to Improve Parents’ Mental Health and Wellness

UCHC and New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center (NYPCC) hosted a parenting workshop series, which focused on daily familial stressors and communication. Participants learned tips on how to foster healthy relationships at home, as well as create a peaceful environment for their children.

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UCHC Empowers Bronx Male Youth with Launch of Bronx Teen Fit Program

In April 2019, UCHC launched Bronx Teen Fit, a mind, body and strength series designed for boys between the ages of 13-17 years of age. Community-based organizations and UCHC providers offered educational sessions related to challenges that teen boys in the Bronx may face in their youth. Community partners, including…

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UCHC Live: In the Kitchen with Chef Wilson and SAGE

UCHC Live’s favorite host, Public Affairs Manager Serena Muniz, was joined by SAGE’s Douglas Macon, who explained that SAGE serves the LGBT senior community, and helps to address and overcome the challenges of LGBT discrimination among the elderly. Chef Wilson also cooked a unique fruit pasta salad that was a…

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UCHC Events: P.S. 105 Family Resource and Health Fair

UCHC and P.S. 105 joined forces to deliver a fun-filled afternoon. Families had access to a variety of community resources, and games for the children to play. Community members had the opportunity to learn more about the quality, family-centered health care services & wellness programs that UCHC offers.

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UCHC Report: Does Texting Cause Physical Strain or Injury?

UCHC’s Occupational Therapy experts held a two-day workshop series about the various physical strains that can result from overusing technology, such as smart thumb, carpal tunnel, repetitive strain injury, and others. Participants learned about the effects and symptoms of these conditions, as well as prevention techniques and treatment options.

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UCHC Live: Occupational Therapy Month

UCHC’s Director of Rehabilitation Services Josephine Dolera gave viewers a sneak peek of the various tools and equipment available to all occupational therapy patients . In this segment, viewers also heard a patient’s touching story of recovery, thanks to the multitude of therapies available through the Physical and Occupational Therapy…

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UCHC Live: National Nutrition Month with Assemblymember V. Pichardo

UCHC Live featured Assemblymember Victor Pichardo as part of the National Nutrition Month series. In this interactive and informative segment, Chef Wilson recreated the Assemblyman’s favorite dish, Chicken Waldorf Salad. Assemblymember Pichardo also announced a new resolution by the New York State Assembly proclaiming March as Nutrition Month in the…

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Diabetes Prevention: The Impact of Food on Blood Sugar and Energy Levels

UCHC celebrated National Nutrition Month in partnership with New York Public Library during a two-day workshop at the library’s Van Nest location. The participants learned about two important health topics: Preventing Diabetes and Foods that Impact Energy and Overall Wellness. The Van Nest community was able to ask questions and…

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