Andrew Malekoff

Andrew Malekoff is the executive director of North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center, which provides comprehensive mental health services for children from birth through 24 and their families. Visit www.northshorechildguidance.org for more information.

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Column: Reflecting On The Strangulation Death Of George Floyd

The video footage is excruciating, with 8 minutes and 45 seconds of having the life squeezed out of you with three grown men kneeling on you. 

Parenting Matters: Lessons From The Past Can Help Us Now

In the early 1900s, before antibiotics were available, it was a leading cause of death in children. Can you imagine if that was true in today’s Covid-19 pandemic?

Column: Guidance Center Responds To Coronavirus Crisis

During this uncertain time, now more than ever we need to ensure universal access to care in order to flatten the mental health curve for our children and families.  

Guidance Center Responds To Coronavirus Crisis

During this uncertain time, now more than ever we need to ensure universal access to care in order to flatten the mental health curve for our children and families.  

A Quarantine Trendsetter

As Plato said, “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”

A Visit With Rusty

From time to time, North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center has used animal assisted therapy (AAT) in its mental health treatment programs with children and teens, working in partnership with local canine and equine...

Art, Life and Love

In a 1992 interview, renowned opera legend Jessye Norman talked about her development as an artist, offering what I took to be a life lesson. “There can be no professional career without studying,” Norman said. “One...

Make Your Voice Heard. Vote!

As young people all across the U.S. reach their 18th birthdays, they will become eligible to vote in their first presidential election in 2020. It’s shaping up to be a record turnout ever since the...

Greta

On Sept. 18, I listened to Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who testified before a U.S. Congressional hearing on climate change. Her message was brief and then she answered questions along with a...

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Chris Algieri of Huntington has never lost a professional boxing match but Algieri (20-0, eight knockouts) will be the underdog when he challenges World...

When Hoda Came To Town

  For someone who’s rubbed elbows with her share of famous names, thanks to her job as a veteran news correspondent, survived breast cancer and...

LI Native’s 1979 Conviction Revisited In 2017

Jeffrey MacDonald, who grew up in Patchogue, was on the cover of People magazine’s Jan. 30, 2017, print edition, but MacDonald might have preferred...

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A 51-year-old male boater was rescued in Freeport after he suffered from chest pains while on the water May 18. Polices say they received a 911...
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