Welcome to LIFT!

Long Island Families Together (LIFT) is a parent-governed, youth-guided, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. LIFT was created to raise awareness about children's mental health services on Long Island, and across New York State.

Thanks to the efforts of many family members and professionals, LIFT is able to bring about positive changes to the lives of the families and youth we serve in our communities. Our website provides ways for you to learn more about LIFT and get involved. With your help, we can continue to make a difference.

Thanks for visiting us. Your support is greatly appreciated.


  • “I choose to rise up out of that storm and see that in moments of desperation, fear, and helplessness, each of us can be a rainbow of hope, doing what we can to extend ourselves in kindness and grace to one another. And I know for sure that there is no them there's only us.”

  • A recent article by Forbes suggests that volunteering provides some pretty great benefits, including a kickstart to your career. Let’s explore the different ways that volunteering can help you succeed in your current career, or as you look for a new opportunity.

  • Breaking a bad habit will help show you that you can make positive changes for good. Plus, it’ll help you live a happier life. As provided by WebMD, here are three tips to help kick a bad habit to the curb and start living your happiest, healthiest life.

  • They say there are two types of people—those who see the glass half empty, and others who see the glass half full. Which one are you?

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