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Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia purpose

Jun. 27, 2018 12:46 pm

Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia

Many of these 12+ organizations' fees are based on income, so insurance isn’t required to receive help.
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert method

Jun. 25, 2018 7:42 am

Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert

Teens and young adults make up about one-fifth of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. — and the rate of diagnosis in Philadelphia is five times greater than the national average.
Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city results

Jun. 6, 2018 11:20 am

Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city

An estimated 80 to 130 people visit the public art-making space per day, but certified recovery specialists are scarce. Reps from Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and Mural Arts say help is on the way.
The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great results

May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great

But it's not all bad news, either: Philly is walkable!
In Philly’s recovery community, a bias against those taking medication to treat opioid addiction purpose

Apr. 17, 2018 12:55 pm

In Philly’s recovery community, a bias against those taking medication to treat opioid addiction

"The stigma on addicts is bad enough, but to have a stigma on people taking medication is even worse."
Why America needs a Black Maternal Health Week method

Apr. 12, 2018 12:43 pm

Why America needs a Black Maternal Health Week

The national initiative, running from April 11 through 17, is shedding light on the challenges Black mothers face on a regular basis when seeking adequate healthcare.
Pew Charitable Trusts is giving away millions to help older adults funding

Mar. 28, 2018 10:47 am

Pew Charitable Trusts is giving away millions to help older adults

The Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia will distribute $4.52 million in grants over the next three years to 28 local orgs serving vulnerable seniors.
How New Colossus Donors changed in its second year of funding democratic values funding

Mar. 27, 2018 12:45 pm

How New Colossus Donors changed in its second year of funding democratic values

The year-old giving circle just awarded $7,255 in unrestricted funds to nonprofits working in gun violence prevention, women's health, immigration and voting rights.
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.
How does your workplace’s parental leave policy measure up? method

Mar. 26, 2018 12:45 pm

How does your workplace’s parental leave policy measure up?

Some Philadelphia companies, including digital marketing agency SEER Interactive and accounting firm PwC, offer family benefits beyond what's required by law.

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