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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.
Philly’s behavioral health team: The stigma against this addiction treatment is undeserved results

Jan. 30, 2019 7:40 am

Philly’s behavioral health team: The stigma against this addiction treatment is undeserved

Why the city mandated that medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder be made available at every residential substance use treatment provider it works with.
A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia results

Jan. 28, 2019 12:52 pm

A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia

"I strongly believe that the solutions are not going to be found in City Hall or in buildings downtown, but that they're going to be found by city officials working with community stakeholders and the people closest to the problem," said one advocate.
Why the holidays can be especially tough for people recovering from addiction method

Dec. 27, 2018 12:01 pm

Why the holidays can be especially tough for people recovering from addiction

Wintertime and its events disrupt schedules and may force those in recovery to confront strained relationships, for instance. Plus, tips for those struggling — like "have a plan."

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