COMUNILIFE IN THE NEWS

READ ALL ABOUT US: Comunilife’s programs and the issues we care about are often reported about in local and national English and Spanish language media.

2017

Journal of School Nursing: Life is Precious: Views of Adolescents and their Mothers on Methods to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latinas (Abstract)

Multi-Housing News: New Supportive, Affordable Housing Coming to Brooklyn

2016

Archive of Suicidal Behavior: Life is Precious: A community-based program to reduce suicidal behavior in Latina adolescents.

Comunilife’s 27th Anniversary Breakfast Life is Precious™ program video premiere.

El Diario: ¿Por qué se matan nuestras muchachas?

BronxNet TV: Dr. Rosa Gil on Latina Teen Suicide

Black Star News: Latina Teenagers Fight for their Lives

Health and Hospitals Networks magazine: NYC Health + Hospitals Back Residence for Mental Health Patients

YIMBY: Supportive Housing in Bed-Stuy

Univision Nueva York: Life is Precious Press Conference

Inivision Noticias: Piden “oxígeno” para salvar de la muerte a niñas latinas en Manhattan

News 12 Bronx: Programs Seek to Help Mental Health Patients (LIP)

BronxNet: Comunilife Opens El Rio Residence

The Bronx Times: New Affordable and Supportive Apartment Building Opens in West Farms

New York Amsterdam News: Comunilife Opens 65 Units of Affordable Housing

El Rio Residence in the Supportive Housing Network of New York’s Network Newsfeed

Dr. Rosa M. Gil joins new Supportive Housing Task Force: Mayor Bill de Blasio Press Release on the formation of a Supportive Housing Task Force

2015

Comunilife’s 26th Anniversary Breakfast Life is Precious™ program video premiere.

El Rio Residence: Affordable Housing in the Bronx

AlJazeera America: Time to Address the Latina Teen Suicide Epidemic

Queens Latino: Queens abre centro para auxiliar a latinas que quieren quitarse la vida

Latin Trends Magazine: Comunilife and its Teen Suicide Programs Now Available in Queens

New York Daily News: The Life is Precious Program is Working to Drive Down Suicides Among Young Latina Women in New York

Times Ledger (Queens):  Comunilife Combats Teen Suicide In Boro’s Latina Community

The Bronx Chronicle: SENATOR JEFF KLEIN AND COMUNILIFE’S – LIFE IS PRECIOUS PROGRAM HOLD LATINA TEEN SUICIDE PREVENTION ROUNDTABLE

Capital New York:Montefiore and the Health Care Payment  Models of the Future

2014

Latin Trends Magazine: Photos of Comunilife’s 25th Anniversary Breakfast

Comunilife’s 25th Anniversary Breakfast video’s from Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Comunilife’s 25th Anniversary Breakfast Life is Precious™ program video premiere.

Long Island Exchange: COMUNILIFE’S ‘LIFE IS PRECIOUS’ PROGRAM TO HOLD LATINA TEEN SUICIDE EXPERT PANEL AND COMMUNITY DISCUSSION

WABC Tiempo LIP Interview Part I – 8/3/14  (starts at 0:23): Tiempo Interview

WABC Tiempo LIP Interview Part II – 8/3/14 (starts at 0:15): Tiempo Interview

Latin Trends Magazine: Social Issue: Suicide Rates High Among Hispanic Girls

New York Daily News Op-Ed: Latina Teens Suffering in Silence

NY1 Inside City Hall LIP Interview: Life Is Precious Interview

Bronx Free Press: “I Love Me Just the Way I Am” (article on LIP)

Hispanic Business: 2014 Top 25 Nonprofit Organizations

2013

Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care: Life is Precious – Reducing Suicidal Behavior in Latinas

Cosmopolitan Latina Magazine: Unlearning a Violent Legacy

Aljazeera: Suicides highlight plight of Hispanic teens

El Diario: Usan la siembra para combatir el suicido

Telemundo: Suicidio en niños y adolescentes

Latina Style Magazine: Time for Latinas to Take Control of Their Mental Health

NY Daily News: Two Bronx girls commit suicide within a year

El Diario: Blog revela posible causa del suicidio de niña en El Bronx

Al Jazeera: Uncovering Latina Suicides

Hispanic Business: Top 10 Health Care Organizations

2012

New York Community Trust Newsletter: Support for Precious Lives – A Suicide Prevention Program Helps Troubled Teens

NBC Latino: Culturally Sensitive Mental Health Treatments For Young Latinas That Work (8/22/2012)

Latina: Latina Teen Suicide Rates On the Rise (8/28/2012)

Univision Nueva York: Una de cada 9 adolescentes latinas intentó suicidarse en NY el año pasado (6/21/12)

Al Momento: 1 de 9 adolescentes hispanas en Nueva York intentó suicidarse (6/20/12)

NY Daily News: Advocates: Fund The Fight V. Latina Teen Suicide (6/20/12)

The Epoch Times: Youth Suicide Attempts Highest Among Latino Girls (6/20/12)

WNYC: Suicide Attempts by Hispanic Girls Decrease in the City (6/20/12)

Hispanic Business: Top 25 Hispanic Non-profits of 2012

El Diario: Comunilife: 23 años de servicios a los latinos (4/26/12)

2011

Just Garcia Hill: Preventing Latina Suicides (12/22/11)

New York Non Profit Press: Comunilife Opens Prospect Residence (10/14/11)

National Alliance for Hispanic Families: Member Outlines Program For Congressional Members (9/28/11)

NY Daily News: Suicide rates among Latina teens skyrockets (6/2/11)

Hispanic Business: Top Hispanic Nonprofits 2011 (May 2011)

Brooklyn Star Newspaper: Health center to combat high suicide rates among Latina teens (4/27/11)

NY Daily News: City Council Hearing Puts Chilling Face on Crisis of Soaring Suicide Attempts by Latina Teenagers (4/5/2011)

New America Media/Latino: Suicide Attempts Double in NY (5/16/11)

Univision 41 NY: Council Holds Hearings about Latina Teen Suicide (4/4/11)

Univision 41 Nueva York: Concejo de Nueva York Inicio Audienceias Sobre Suicidios entre Ninas Latinas (4/4/11)

Metro New York: Latina Teens Highest Suicide Risk (4/3/11)

NY Daily News: Nearly 15% of Latina Teens Attempt Suicide, Says Study (4/1/11)

The Hudson Valley Press: Roundtable Seeks to Fight High Latina Suicide Numbers (2/16/11)

NY Community Media Alliance: Voices That Must Be Heard, A Life Threatening Risk for Youth Latinas (1/20/11)

2010

New York Nonprofit Press: Comunilife – Agency of the Month (10/30/10)

PR Newswire: Dr. Eliscer Guzman from Mount Sinai and Mayor Bloomberg Among Comunilife Honorees (10/30/10)

NY Daily News: Stop Suicides Among City’s Teen Latinas (10/24/10)

New York Nonprofit Press: Comunilife’s Life is Precious Expands with Federal Grant (4/26/10)

NY Daily News: Suicide Prevention Program, Life is Precious, is Lifeline for Young Latinas (2/11/10)