• EPIC, Extraordinary People in Care of Long Island purchased and completely "green-ovated" 1500 Hempstead Tpke., formerly occupied by Snapple and Lukoil. Environmentally friendly initiatives were incorporated inside and out, from the underground parking garage up to the roof.
  • The Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to support legislation introduced today that would allow children and individuals with epilepsy and debilitating seizure disorders to access cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) has introduced the Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014 (H.R. 5226) to remove therapeutic hemp from the Controlled Substances Act and expand the availability of this important treatment option.
  • Dr. Ettinger and Colleagues Encourage Physicians to Screen Patients for Depression, to Help Avoid Potentially Devastating Consequences of Uncontrolled Seizures,
  • EPIC Long Island's Shari Lurie, Director of the Mental Health Clinic, was part of a round table discussion on The Nonprofit Voice focusing on hot topics in Albany, Washington D.C. and our local communities throughout Long Island.
  • EPIC Long Island mourns the passing of Claire Agdern a volunteer, Board member and staunch advocate for individuals with epilepsy. Her service to the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island spanned 43 years, beginning with her role as President of the Epilepsy Foundation’s South Shore Auxiliary, a group of volunteers dedicated to raising funds and building awareness of epilepsy.
  • Amy Walsleben, Director of Residential Services for EPIC Long Island, and some of parents of the individuals receiving services from the nonprofit are interviewed by Flo Federman on The Nonprofit Voice. This segment highlights from the parents perspective as to why they choose EPIC to provide services for their family member.
  • EPIC Long Island's Phyllis Sajdak, interviewed with Newsday, regarding job growth in the month of May. Sajdak, a licensed mental health counselor, snagged a job last month when she was offered a position as a behavioral intervention specialist at the nonprofit.
  • EPIC Long Island celebrated the grand opening of their new offices at 1500 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, Long Island last week. This location will house the agency’s administrative offices, Day Habilitation program and developmental disability and mental health clinics. On hand for the official ribbon–cutting ceremony were local elected officials, including Town Supervisor, Kate Murray and members of the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce. The move to East Meadow was prompted by EPIC’s rapid growth in both the number and types of people they serve, beyond those with epilepsy.
  • EPIC Long Island's President & CEO, Tom Hopkins and Board Chariman, Jeffrey Nagel interview LIVE in studio for The Nonprofit Voice. Their interview discussed how senior management and the board of directors of nonprofit agencies work together to contribute to the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Tom Hopkins, President & CEO, joins Flo Federman on The Nonprofit Voice LIVE. Listen to the recording through the link above.