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Activity: Midtown Community Court and Partners: International Overdose Awareness Outreach Event in Times Square
Date: 31/08/2020
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Duffy Square, between 46th & 47th St. on 7th Ave, New York, NY 10036
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Midtown Community Court
Contact: Lauren Curatolo
Phone: 347-232-4730
Email: lcuratol@nycourts.gov

MIDTOWN COMMUNITY COURT- Our team will distribute PPE, hygiene kits, and clothing supplies; offer naloxone administration training and distribution; and make linkages to on-site or off-site clinical services.

RYAN HEALTH – RH will bring its mobile health unit to provide on-site medical services for people in need including screenings for Medication Assisted Treatment (Screens all patients age 18 and older, utilizing a standard screening tool for alcohol and substance use;Offers behavioral health services for addiction to anyone who screens positive for substance use disorder;Assesses if patients are appropriate for the MAT program; and Accepts any patient seeking substance abuse services who self-identifies as abusing opioids.) https://ryanhealth.org

CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES – CUCS assist individuals with screenings for and applying to various benefits including health insurance, nutrition assistance such as SNAP and WIC, unemployment, rental freeze programs, and much more! https://www.cucs.org

FOUNTAIN HOUSE – FH will table at the event to promote member services to people in need of mental health services. https://www.fountainhouse.org

PROJECT STAY – PS will table at the event, providing resources to people in need of the services they offer. Project Stay serves young people between the ages of 14 and 24 who are: living with HIV, at high risk for HIV, Justice-involved, LGBTQIA+. https://www.nyp.org/acn/community-programs/project-stay

REVCORE – RC will table at the event to help link people in need of substance abuse services/raise awareness about its work. https://revcorerecovery.com

LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER – LGBT CC will table at the event to raise awareness about the services they offer including health and wellness programs, family support services, etc. https://gaycenter.org

BREAKING GROUND – Staff will be present to engage the public. Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers