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Clubhouse of Suffolk Recieves Agency of the Year Award

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Clubhouse of Suffolk provides a comprehensive range of psychiatric rehabilitation services.

Islandia, NY - May 9, 2014 - Clubhouse of Suffolk received the prestigious Agency of the Year award from the National Association of Social Workers, NY State Chapter, Suffolk Division. Paula Fries, Deputy Director (on left) accepted the award on behalf of Clubhouse of Suffolk and its two partner organizations Suffolk County United Veterans and the Mental Health Association in Suffolk. “I am grateful and honored to accept this award on behalf of a truly dedicated team,” said Ms. Fries.
 
Clubhouse of Suffolk is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health to provide a comprehensive range of psychiatric rehabilitation services, as well as integrated care coordination. Clubhouse serves over 1,500 individuals each year at two locations in Ronkonkoma and Riverhead and will fully merge into a new entity with its partner organizations in July of this year.
 
Additional information may be found online at clubhouseofsuffolk.org.
 
Pictured from left to right: Paula Fries, Deputy Director, Clubhouse of Suffolk; and Lois Logan, National Association of Social Workers, New York Chapter, Suffolk Division
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