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There’s an opioid epidemic in Camden, too. Here’s how one community health center is tackling it method

Sep. 22, 2017 12:42 pm

There’s an opioid epidemic in Camden, too. Here’s how one community health center is tackling it

Project H.O.P.E. takes a comprehensive, integrated approach when it comes to providing services for the homeless, many of whom are also dealing with opioid addiction. Successful treatment is about making a "partnership" with those who need help.
Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions method

Sep. 14, 2017 1:55 pm

Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions

How Philly Thrive, 350.org Philadelphia and Earth Quaker Action Team are encouraging the city become a leader in renewable energy.
Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize results

Sep. 14, 2017 12:06 pm

Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize

After months of controversy, staffers at the LGBTQ health organization will now be represented by Service Employees International Union.
GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men people

Sep. 7, 2017 12:09 pm

GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men

A new youth program will educate LGBTQ youth on the virus and allow them to create a community art piece on the topic, as Youth Program Manager Francisco Cortes shared in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Here’s a way to check up on your mental health right now purpose

Aug. 30, 2017 7:28 am

Here’s a way to check up on your mental health right now

The city's Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services just launched a free online screening tool for those who want to make sure they're doing OK emotionally and mentally.
Yogetree founder Helanah Warren on freedom, balance and starting a solo business people

Aug. 15, 2017 3:30 pm

Yogetree founder Helanah Warren on freedom, balance and starting a solo business

The former corporate professional went full-time with her wellness and yoga business eight months ago. Two lessons from her journey? Let the universe push you, and then proceed with power.
Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street people

Jul. 31, 2017 6:27 am

Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street

From nonprofits to city government, the Fairhill native has spent her career working with at-risk communities. Right now, she's focused on cleaning up the notorious hub for the city’s opioid epidemic.
TransWork wants to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for Philly’s transgender community purpose

Jul. 27, 2017 1:50 pm

TransWork wants to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for Philly’s transgender community

The program is being spearheaded by Marcus Iannozzi of Message Agency in partnership with the Independence Business Alliance, the LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Philadelphia region.
PSA: Philly’s 2-1-1 hotline has a texting option now people

Jul. 26, 2017 11:20 am

PSA: Philly’s 2-1-1 hotline has a texting option now

Text 898-211 to get connected with the city's health and human services offerings. 2-1-1's Meg Finley visited "Around the Corner" to share more.
Here’s how the city will take care of those displaced by the Conrail tracks cleanup method

Jul. 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Here’s how the city will take care of those displaced by the Conrail tracks cleanup

Billy Penn has the details on how Philly will help the people who lived along Gurney Street, most of whom are dealing with homelessness and substance use disorders.

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