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HealthyADK Website Adds Helpful New Features

Www.HealthyADK.org, a website of key socio-economic indicators created to help improve community health and well-being, maintained by Adirondack Health Institute, has added a number of helpful new features. The site now offers more than 500 searchable indicators and...

AHI’s CASA Program Launches New Website, Social Media Pages

AHI's Clear the Air in the Southern Adirondacks (CASA) program has launched a new website and social media pages to promote its mission of building healthier communities through tobacco-free living. The new website, https://ahihealth.org/casa/, features information on...

AHI’s CASA Program Endorses Nicotine Replacement Therapy Initiative

Adirondack Health Institute’s Clear the Air in the Southern Adirondacks (CASA) program has endorsed a nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) initiative coordinated by the NYS Smokers’ Quitline. Up to three months of free nicotine gum have been made available through the...

ADK Wellness Connections Joins Unite New York Network

ADK Wellness Connections, a free referral network sponsored by AHI that helps connect individuals to a wide range of area resources to improve health and well-being, will now be part of the Unite New York network. ADK Wellness Connections presently covers a...

Transportation Programs Provide Rides to Good Health

Each year, 3.6 million Americans do not obtain medical care due to transportation challenges. These issues include a lack of vehicle access, long distances and lengthy times to reach needed services, and transportation costs. Because it touches many aspects of a...

Area Schools Participate in Great American Smokeout®

Many local school districts participated in the Great American Smokeout® on November 21, 2019, with the assistance of Adirondack Health Institute’s Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities/Reality Check program. Below is a list of school activities: South Glens Falls High...

Salvation Army Latest to Join AHI Health Home Care Management Network

The Salvation Army Empire State Division is the latest organization to join the AHI Health Home Care Management Network. With a drop-in center located in Saratoga Springs, the Empire State Division offers a plethora of services, among them an after-school program, a...

Prison Rehab Program Offers Better Living Experiences

Amanda Zeno, LCSW, MA, CASAC, Counselor at the Baywood Center in Queensbury, has witnessed firsthand the positive impact the ABLE (Access to Better Living Experiences) program has had on those released from jail in making a smooth transition back into their community....

Mountain Lake Services Successfully Transitions to New EHR System

For 45 years, Mountain Lakes Services, headquartered in Port Henry, has provided a variety of supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. Covering the vast entirety of Essex County, the organization presently employs 596 staff members and operates an...

Bridging the Relatability Gap Between Doctor and Patient

People gravitate toward the familiar. It’s human nature. Clans, cliques, social circles...no matter what we call them, self-identified groups give their members a sense of comfort. It’s a comfort that their cohort relates to their struggles and successes without...

2019 AHI Leadership Summit, September 19 in Lake Placid

The 2019 AHI Leadership Summit is scheduled for Thursday, September 19, at the Lake Placid Conference Center. This annual event typically draws 300 health care stakeholders from AHI's nine-county service region and beyond. Visit AHI Leadership Summit for additional...

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