December 6, 2017
The Nassau Queens PPS (NQP) Partner Connection publication is meant to serve as a means of distributing pertinent information on events that may be of interest to you.

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Free Health Screenings at Catholic Health Services

The Catholic Health Services of Long Island will offer health screenings, education materials, refreshments and children's activities during their Healthy Sundays event. No registration is necessary. For more information, please call 516-705-2595.

Date: December 10
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, 1434 Straight Path, Wyandanch, NY 11798

Free Vivitrol Education and Support Group
Le arn more about a new treatment for opiate addiction—Vivitrol—and hear from those currently receiving this treatment through A Shot at Life, a Nassau County drug treatment program.

A Shot at Life provides a monthly injection of extended-release, FDA-approved medication that caps the brain's receptors, reduces cravings and blocks the high. Program participants also receive counseling, including the weekly Vivitrol Education and Support group meetings.

Dates: Every Tuesday
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Saint Bernard's Parish School, Room 209, 3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756

Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Trainings
Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and reverse an opioid overdose during one of these Nassau County trainings. Free NARCAN kits will be distributed to trainees.

Date: December 8
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Location: Hispanic Counseling Center, 344 Fulton Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550

Date: December 13
Time: 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Location: William A. Shine Great Neck South High School, Auditorium,
341 Lakeville Road, Great Neck, NY 11020

Free Mental Health First Aid Training

The Long Island Health Collaborative and the Mental Health Association of Nassau County will offer a free two-session mental health first aid training.

This eight-hour course offers the skills to help a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Both sessions are required. Certification will only be provided to participants who attend both.

Dates: January 29 AND February 5, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Mental Health Association of Nassau, 16 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550