Northwell Health Rosen Family Wellness Center for Military Personnel, Veterans and Their Families
Fax (718) 267-244597-77 Queens Boulevard, 9th Floor
Rego Park, New York 11374
Since 2006, our care location has been dedicated to enhancing the well being of law enforcement and military personnel and their families living in the New York metropolitan area.
We serve local, state and federal law enforcement officers and agents and their families, all National Guard active and reserve components uniformed service members and their families, as well as veterans of the U.S. military and their families.
A wide scope of comprehensive outpatient mental health services for adults, adolescents and children in individual, family, group, multi family options and intensive family based services are offered. Assessments and referrals are also provided.
We are dedicated to enhancing the well being of law enforcement and military personnel, and their families, living on Long Island and in the New York metropolitan region. We serve:
- Local, state and federal law enforcement officers and their families
- Active duty military personnel and their families
- Members of the Reserves, Naval Militia, National Guard and Service Academies, and their families.
- Veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Iraqi Freedom, Desert Storm, other qualified veterans, and veterans' family members
Why the Rosen Center is needed by our community
Law enforcement and military personnel and their families have unique needs based on their occupations and experiences. The staff here are experienced in dealing with the issues specific to these groups. Law enforcement and military personnel and their families have unique needs based on their occupations and experiences. The staff at the Rosen Center are experienced in dealing with the issues specific to these groups.
Some of the issues this personnel and their families face are:
- Long-term exposure to stressful or traumatic events as a result of law enforcement or deployment duties
- Fear for the safety of their loved one who's a member of local law enforcement and first responder to terrorist threats
- Rotating shifts, weekend and holiday work law enforcement personnel do can cause stress on families
- Fear for the safety of loved ones deployed overseas
- Prolonged separation for those deployed overseas
- Reintegration of families after a long deployment
- Limited social support for reservists and their families due to reduced availability of military bases
The center provides a variety of services including:
- Confidential assessments and treatment
- Individual, couples, and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults
- Psychiatric evaluations
- Neuropsychological assessments
- Medication management
- Metric-based clinical outcomes assessment
- Adult wellness and health workshops
- Parenting and child resilience workshops
- Training for healthcare professionals
- Referrals for physical and specialized longer-term behavioral health care
- Outreach, presentations, consultation, and crisis counseling for military and law enforcement agencies
- Joint programs with other health care organizations and health systems
We specialize in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapies including:
- Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy
- Cognitive processing therapy
- Cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
- Prolonged exposure therapy
Free adult wellness and health workshops
These free workshops are designed to help promote overall health and reduce stress, and include the following:
- Stress reduction techniques
- Effective treatment for tobacco use, and screenings for alcohol and substance use
- Wellness workshops (e.g., nutrition, sleep, exercise, weight loss)
- Health screenings and referrals for additional or specialized services
- How to increase workplace and job effectiveness
- Workshops may include childcare and refreshments
Confidential counseling and related services
The center provides confidential adult, child, and family counseling and treatment services to help manage problems such as stress, relationship difficulties, anger, anxiety, and depression.
Free parenting and child resilience workshops
- These workshops will help families build their resilience skills in order to make their families stronger.
- Workshops will help parents learn more about child development, effective parenting and increase the resilience of children
- Workshops will also focus on supporting children and families facing stresses related to military or law enforcement duty
The Family and Professional Resource Center
Information and referral resources are available pertaining to wellness, other physical and mental health needs, entitlements, advocacy, and other community support for federal, state and local law enforcement personnel, military personnel and their families.
Partnership with Give an Hour™
Give an Hour is a non-profit 501(c)(3), founded in September 2005 by Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen Romberg, a psychologist in the Washington, D.C., area. The organization’s mission is to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. Currently, GAH is dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of the troops and families affected by the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Give an Hour has providers across the nation—in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico—and continues to recruit volunteer mental health professionals to its network. Mental health professionals interested in joining Give an Hour can complete an easy online form at giveanhour.org.
To receive a free confidential phone consultation, or to set up an appointment, call us at (516) 562-3260. You can also e-mail us at [email protected]