Dr_Gail_Barouh

Former President & CEO of LIAAC.

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About Me

Gail Barouh, Ph.D., was the President and Chief Executive Officer at LIAAC, the largest HIV/AIDS agency on Long Island, from its inception in May, 1986 to June 2017. LIAAC expanded services into other social problems and is the only mobile outreach testing service group on Long Island providing an information/crisis hotline. Services include mental health, substance abuse and other chronic

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Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) Recognizes National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week takes place annually, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. This year the event takes place May 13 – 19. The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are: to involve communities in raising awareness of behavioral health issues and in implementing prevention strategies; to foster partnerships and collaboration with

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LIAAC Recognizes Hepatitis Awareness Month and National Hepatitis Testing Day

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19, 2018 is National Hepatitis Testing Day, an opportunity to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging priority populations to get tested. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those at highest risk for viral hepatitis are: baby boomers (those born between 1945 and