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Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life method

Sep. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Daniel sought care in a hospital setting but was released within three hours with no diagnosis. What happened next involved the criminalization of his mental illness, resulting in a horrific incident of police brutality.
Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me — and others — cope purpose

May 13, 2020 12:59 pm

Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me — and others — cope

"Art became the way," writes guest columnist William Doan.
The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 16, 2020 9:00 am

The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19

"This isn’t a call to ignore precautions or put ourselves at risk. It is a call to be smart and caring, which are not mutually exclusive in this situation," says guest columnist Christine Simiriglia of Pathways to Housing PA.
7 science-based strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety purpose

Mar. 13, 2020 11:49 am

7 science-based strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety

Sustained high anxiety can undermine constructive responses to the crisis, says guest columnist Jelena Kecmanovic.
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.
The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma method

May 8, 2019 10:32 am

The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma

Kensington Voice takes a deep look at vicarious trauma and secondary traumatic stress, and outlines techniques for self-care as well as trauma-informed practices at Impact Services and Prevention Point Philadelphia.
Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million funding

May 6, 2019 8:15 am

Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, NRG Gives, Eagles Autism Challenge and more, made significant awards to area organizations in April.
One of these Philly-based behavioral health programs could win $25K with your vote purpose

Mar. 27, 2018 7:15 am

One of these Philly-based behavioral health programs could win $25K with your vote

There are two local nominees for the 2018 Scattergood Innovation Award.
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.
Pew is investing nearly $7M in supports for Philly’s vulnerable adults funding

Mar. 24, 2017 12:59 pm

Pew is investing nearly $7M in supports for Philly’s vulnerable adults

The Pew Fund for Health and Human Services has made three-year grants to 41 local nonprofits.

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