Member Blogs & Essays

we lost a member to suicide over the summer. Here are some thoughts.
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BiPolar the First Daze
This is an essay by a newly diagnosed personal with Bipolar
Bipolar the first daze.pdf
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This is an anonymous essay written my a member of MDSGLI
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An Essay on Robin Williams
The tragedy of Robin Williams sparked my thought amongst us. Here are some ramblings of one of us!
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Groups for the week  4/22/19


NOTE: Please do not call the hospital to confirm if there is a group. The switchboard usually will not have any meetings, changes or info pertaining to us. This list is current and updated daily.


  Monday  7:00PM

Starting May 20th, 2019

MDSGLI Peer Group**

Mather Hospital
Port Jefferson


  Tuesday April 23rd 7:30PM

MDSGLI Open Support Group*
LL Classroom corridor 3 
Check at Front Desk

LIJ Valley Stream Hospital



Wednesday April 24th 7:30PM

MDSGLI Family Support Group**

First Floor Conference Room

Syosset Hospital


Wednesday April 24th 7:00PM

MDSGLI Peer Support Group**

Basement Conference Room

Plainivew Hospital


Thursday April 25th 7:00PM

MDSGLI Open Support*

Library Conference Room
South Side Hospital



Saturday April 27th  1PM

MDSGLI Peer Support Group**
First Floor Conference Room

Syosset Hospital



*Open denotes Family/Friends Invited

**Closed denotes a closed group to those mentioned