ADVISORY, May 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
In recognition of its 25th anniversary and remarkable inroads to addressing homelessness, serious mental illness and the integration of mental and physical health, the Institute for Community Living (ICL), a New York City based non-profit organization focused on creating a safe and caring environment for people with histories of homelessness, mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic health conditions and substance abuse, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Founded in 1986, the Institute for Community Living (ICL) has been a leader in developing and implementing best practice, evidence-based recovery and treatment services through over 100 programs and service offerings.
In honor of the occasion, Dr. Peter C. Campanelli, Founder, President & CEO, will be joined by Patty Duke, Activist & Actress, to officially ring the Closing Bell. Ms. Duke will be the keynote speaker at ICL's Giving Voice to Independence Gala later that evening to share her successful battle with bi-polar disorder.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 - 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
(212-996-0443) or (day of) 646-234-8077
The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:30 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. Footage of the new logo unveiling will be available from 3:55 – 3:56 p.m. ET. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.
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About the Institute for Community Living:
The Institute for Community Living (ICL), founded in 1986, is a not-for-profit corporation that assists individuals with psychiatric disabilities, intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities. At the heart of ICL are the people that are served and the communities in which they live. The agency provides 100+ evidence-based and best practice innovative treatments, rehabilitation programs and support services to over 9,000 adults, children and families in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; offers over 1,400 housing units and a comprehensive system of clinical treatment options; and operates a transitional residence in Queens for 243 veterans and a Brooklyn shelter for women with mental illness.
ICL has received national and state recognition, including: National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare's Visionary Leader Award (2011) and its Award of Excellence: Risk Management (2010); Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies' Coalition Leadership Award (2010); Eli Lilly award for Clinical Medicine (2004) and Psychiatric Community Integration (1999); First Annual Case in Point Platinum Award (2010); American Psychiatric Association's Gold Award (2000); NY Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services Marty Smith Memorial Award (2009); TAC and NACBHD Thomas M. Wernert Award (2005); and Human Service Agency of the Year (2000) by the NYC Department of Mental Health and Mental Hygiene. ICL has been awarded a three-year (2010-2013) accreditation by CARF (Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) for Community Housing, Therapeutic Community & Outpatient Treatment Programs.
For more information, visit www.ICLinc.org or call (212) 385-3030.
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