Community Awareness Network For A Drug-Free Life And Environment, Inc. (CANDLE) was founded as a non-profit organization in 1982. Its mission is to prevent substance abuse and violence among youth.
CANDLE’s goal is to improve the health and climate of our schools and our communities. Prevention education and resistance strategies are provided to youth and their adult allies, and support programs for young people at risk, including tobacco cessation and education.
Since 1992, POW’R has promoted and educated the public about tobacco-free communities and the harmful effects of tobacco use in Putnam, Orange, Westchester, and Rockland counties. POW’R is a program of the American Lung Association of the Northeast funded by a grant from the New York State Department of Health – Bureau of Tobacco Control.
The Center for a Tobacco-Free Hudson Valley is a grant program of the American Lung Association of the Northeast and a new program of the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Tobacco Control, Health Systems for a Tobacco-Free NYS
We support community health centers and mental health facilities with professional guidance and technical assistance to ensure consistent Tobacco Dependence Treatment to positively affect the smoking rates within disparate populations
Promote Systems Change in clinical settings in regard to identifying and assisting patients to quit smoking
Assist healthcare provider organizations to adopt a protocol for system-wide tobacco dependence treatment in accordance with the Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline 2008 “Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence”
Work with healthcare provider medical organizations to implement automatic referrals to the NYS Smokers’ Quitline
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The Refuah Community Health Collaborative is a Performing Provider System (PPS) under New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program.
Refuah Community Health Collaborative is the only PPS led by a federally qualified health center and includes partners that provide access to high-quality care and services across Rockland & Orange Counties.