New City Group Gets $98K Grant to Help Health Pros with LGBTQ Issues

A New City group whose goal is to prevent Rockland kids from succumbing to substance abuse and violence got a $98,000 grant to help train health professionals on LGBTQ issues. Joanne Goodman is the Executive Director for CANDLE, and says the pilot program will help health care professionals approach LGBTQ kids in middle and high schools with sensitivity and awareness about their unique health needs…

Audio: Joanne Goodman

The grant is from the Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative. For more information about CANDLE, visit

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