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Ruling from judge reaffirms that Safehouse does not violate federal law purpose

Feb. 25, 2020 5:42 pm

Ruling from judge reaffirms that Safehouse does not violate federal law

Mayor Jim Kenney, Dr. Thomas Farley, commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and David T. Jones, commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) issued statements.
The harm reduction approach to shelter management purpose

Feb. 24, 2020 11:44 am

The harm reduction approach to shelter management

"The value of harm reduction is that it puts things in very simple terms," says guest columnist Andrew Huff, "How can we respond to this situation without causing more harm?"
Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder purpose

Jan. 23, 2020 11:00 am

Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder

In PA, one of the 10 states with the highest drug overdose death rates, the inaccuracies in the US Health and Human Services' database may complicate access to the life-saving medication.
Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse purpose

Oct. 10, 2019 3:23 pm

Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the third of those guest columns.
Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there purpose

Oct. 8, 2019 12:00 pm

Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the second of those guest columns.
Opinion: If Safehouse is allowed to open, our clients will only benefit purpose

Oct. 7, 2019 12:33 pm

Opinion: If Safehouse is allowed to open, our clients will only benefit

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the first of those guest columns.
Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost people

May 9, 2019 11:30 am

Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost

The lifelong Kensington resident tells us in her own words.
Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington people

Mar. 6, 2019 9:30 am

Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington

He sees a lot while he's cutting hair: People sheltering in abandoned buildings, huddling up for warmth, struggling with drug addiction. And he thinks about how the neighborhood's empty buildings could be filled with help.
‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’ people

Feb. 25, 2019 10:00 am

‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’

Community member Rakee Starwind writes that the neighborhood benefits when residents support each other.
Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online purpose

Feb. 19, 2019 7:44 am

Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online

Groups like Angels in Motion and Philly Queer Mental Health Support Group create safe spaces online for vulnerable Philadelphia communities.

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