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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York expands social media presence

Red Hook, N.Y. – March 23, 2022 – Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York announced it is expanding its social media presence, and will amplify its voice on various social media platforms to share news and information about programs and services that support individuals and families living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.

The nonprofit – based in Red Hook, N.Y. with programs located in Columbia, Ulster, Dutchess and Westchester counties – has established the following social media accounts:

“We encourage our families, friends and community supporters throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond to like, follow and share our social media accounts and posts – and to help us spread the word about the positive and inspiring work we do every day,” said Devereux New York Executive Director John Lopez, M.S.Ed. “These pages will contain news and information about behavioral health trends, employee achievements, family success stories, legislation impacting our industry, and more. By connecting with us on social media, you will stay in the know when it comes to news and information about Devereux New York.”

Staffed by nearly 550 team members, Devereux New York serves about 150 children and adolescents through its residential and education programs, and approximately 125 adults via group homes and/or day habilitation services.

About Devereux New York

Devereux New York provides a wide range of educational, clinical, residential and community-based programs and services for children and adults – ages 5 through life span – with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional and behavioral differences, and dual diagnoses. Our continuum of care includes children’s services, adult services and self-advocacy groups. Our goal is the help the individuals we serve become positive, productive and socially-connected members of their communities. www.devereuxny.org.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations providing services, insight and leadership in the evolving field of behavioral healthcare. Founded in 1912 by special education pioneer Helena Devereux, the organization operates a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults – and their families – every year. Focused on clinical advances emerging from a new understanding of the brain, its unique approach combines evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement.

With more than 7,500 employees working in programs across the nation, Devereux is a recognized partner for families, schools and communities, serving many of our country’s most vulnerable populations in the areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health and foster care. Programs are offered in hospital, residential, community and school-based settings. They include: assessments; interventions and support; transition and independent life services; family and professional training; research and innovation; and advocacy and public education. For more than a century, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has been guided by a simple and enduring mission: To change lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences. www.devereux.org.


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