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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield selects seven Central New York nonprofits to receive Community Health Awards

January 18, 2019

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has chosen seven organizations from among close to 30 Central New York nonprofits that submitted applications to receive the Community Health Awards it made available in upstate New York last fall. Each award recipient yesterday received up to $4,000 allocated by the company to help fund health and wellness…

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Dr. Ross Sullivan Named New Medical Director of Helio Health

November 16, 2018

Syracuse, NY― Helio Health has named Dr. Ross Sullivan as the new Medical Director of Helio Health. “Ross personifies the behavioral health center of excellence principles we have built our care models upon, and his efforts will help us take that even further,” said Helio Health President and C.E.O. Jeremy Klemanski. Dr. Sullivan completed his…

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NYS Department of Health Releases Report of Assessment of the Potential Impact of Regulated Marijuana in New York State

July 17, 2018

The NYS Department of Health has released a Report of the Assessment of the Potential Impact of Regulated Marijuana in New York State.   Download Full Report Download Executive Summary Download Press Release  

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June 26, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – June 26, 2018 – Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare (SBH) has changed its name to Helio Health as part of an organization-wide rebrand. The new name, inspired by an ancient Greek term relating to the sun, reflects the organization’s mission to be a patient-centric and innovative bright spot in the recovery landscape with a…

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Congratulations to the 2018 MVP Award Winners!

June 25, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 MVP Award winners! We received 141 nominations this year which is a record number. We also added six additional MVP categories due to the companies’ growth. Below is a listing of the winners from 2018: Administration & Support Services – Erica Rubiconti This colleague; Hard working and dedicated Excellent follow-up and organizational skills…

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June 25, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Helio Health’s Regional Open Access Center for Addiction (ROACA) located at SBH’s Integrated Outpatient Clinic, 329 N Salina Street, Syracuse, provides open access assessments and evaluations 24 hours a day, seven days a week to individuals seeking immediate assistance for substance use disorder. “ROACA becoming a 24/7 operations means that people in…

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Helio Health Awarded $267,011 by the Alliance for Economic Inclusion to Provide Job Trainings

June 25, 2018

Syracuse, NY― Helio Health has been awarded $267,011 to provide job trainings for people in Onondaga and Oswego Counties to become Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs) and Certified Recovery Peer Advocates (CRPAs). There is currently a shortage of both CASACs and CRPAs in the region, and this often leads to staff shortages across…

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Helio Health Opens New On-Site Pharmacy Today

June 25, 2018

Syracuse, NY― Helio Health announces the opening of an on-site pharmacy in collaboration with Genoa Healthcare located in Syracuse, NY. Genoa Healthcare is the largest provider of pharmacy, telepsychiatry, and medication management services for individuals with behavioral health or other complex, chronic health conditions. “The on-site pharmacy will improve access to medication for patients with…

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Helio Health is open and admitting patients.

We are asking individuals to call and complete a brief screening to ensure the safety of all patients, families and staff.

Telehealth is available for intakes, groups, individual counseling appointments and medication assisted treatment appointments at our outpatient programs.

Helio Health is committed to the safety of the people we serve. If you or a loved one is in need of help, please call our Regional Open Access Center for Addiction at

For additional information about how Helio Health is responding to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how we are serving the people in our community, please click here.

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