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Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard purpose

May 20, 2019 12:34 pm

Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard

Characterized as crazy, selfish or just “fiery” when they have mental health issues, 13 Latina middle and high school students in Philadelphia helped coauthor a report — "We Are Not Invisible"— that demands notice.
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.
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.
This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues people

Mar. 5, 2019 11:38 am

This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues

The Creative Resilience Collective gets teens to create individual and collaborative projects that explore their lived experiences and build on leadership skills.
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.
The City of Philadelphia wants to help its frontline workers better deal with trauma results

Feb. 1, 2019 2:00 pm

The City of Philadelphia wants to help its frontline workers better deal with trauma

The Take Care PHL initiative will aim to alleviate secondary traumatic stress in firefighters, correctional officers, social workers and the like.
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.
NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work method

Jan. 29, 2019 2:13 pm

NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work

A two-year training project supported by the Kresge Foundation will help the Kensington nonprofit improve its housing counseling, economic development and community engagement services.
‘Grief looks different person-to-person’: The Dinner Party serves up conversation on loss purpose

Jan. 29, 2019 7:45 am

‘Grief looks different person-to-person’: The Dinner Party serves up conversation on loss

A local organizer of the group that convenes young adults to discuss the impact of loved ones' deaths shares what he learned from a recent Dinner Party panel.
How to break up with your therapist method

Jan. 23, 2019 12:05 pm

How to break up with your therapist

Picking the right care environment for your needs in essential. Two people who have received mental health services and two health professionals advise on how to make the switch when it's not working out.

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