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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Seeing a mental health professional can be the most important step one can take to prevent suicide. This advice is particularly timely with September being National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It is estimated that three people every hour die from suicide and 55 percent of the population has been affected directly by suicide. The overall …

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Giving Students a Fresh Start for the New School Year

Open Door Family Medical Center, in collaboration with MVP Health Care, United Way of Westchester and Putnam, and The Medcor Group, celebrated National Health Center Week, which began August 8th, by extending its giveaway of school supplies for the entire month of August. Free backpacks, notebooks, pencils and school supplies were given to all schoolchildren …

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Grown Ups Show Up! Starting a conversation with teens about avoiding drugs and alcohol

Open Door was awarded three Digital Health Awards by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) for its “Grown Ups Show Up!” (GUSU) campaign, which launched in December 2021. The awards recognized excellence in the development of digital public health messaging directed to support adults to start conversations with teens about avoiding drugs and alcohol. Open Door …

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Open Door Launches Health Programs for Patients and Staff

June is Family Health and Fitness Month, and Open Door Family Medical Center is kicking off different healthy living programs for both patients’ families and their own families. Open Door will offer 30 patients, prenatal women, and caregivers and parents of children up to the age of five years old the chance to participate in …

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June is Men’s Health Month and Men Don’t Like Seeing The Doctor

June is Men’s Health Month, a good time to talk about the health of those men in your life. Below, Dr. Daren Wu, Chief Medical Officer of Open Door Family Medical Center, answers questions about men’s health and the reluctance many men seem to have in seeking health care. 1. Have you found that men are …

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Webutuck School District Welcomes Its First School-Based Health Center

The first-ever School-Based Health Center (SBHC) in the mid-Hudson Valley Region opened this month, as the result of a collaboration between Open Door Family Medical Center and the Webutuck Central School District. The grand opening ribbon cutting, held May 14th, celebrated this partnership which will bring easy access to regular, high quality, evidence-based health care …

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Teen Mental Health Concerns

Open Door partners with organizations in the communities we serve to deepen the impact of our services. This article features a longstanding important relationship between Open Door Family Medical Center and Family Services of Westchester as both organizations work to address significant mental health challenges faced by patients in local communities. Behavioral health therapists at …

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A Visit from Westchester County Executive George Latimer

A big thank you to Westchester County Executive George Latimer for stopping by Open Door Port Chester to help hand out free Covid-19 at-home test kits to the community. At the event, Open Door’s Covid-19 Outreach team handed out Covid-19 information and answered questions. Latimer said, “This pandemic is still very much a part of …

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