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Long Island Regional Node

This node is now inactive. (Merged with the New York Node to form the Greater New York Node in 2010)

Regional Research and Training Center(s) (RRTC)
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
Principal Investigator(s)
Edward V. Nunes, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
Unit 51, Room 3717
New York, NY 10032
nunesed@pi.cpmc.columbia.edu

The Long Island Node includes five community-based organizations with a total of over 50 treatment programs serving a culturally and ethnically diverse patient population. These programs encompass a wide variety of treatment modalities including inpatient and outpatient programs, detoxification programs, methadone maintenance, therapeutic communities, programs for adolescents, and programs for women with children. Areas of special interest and expertise within the node include: psychiatric and medical co-morbidity, HIV, adolescent treatment, women and trauma, and combined behavioral and pharmacotherapy.

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