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This is how the City must tackle behavioral health needs with the American Rescue Plan money purpose

Apr. 14, 2021 3:18 pm

This is how the City must tackle behavioral health needs with the American Rescue Plan money

"Addressing the behavioral health needs of all Philadelphians will require robust, cross-sector interventions across a spectrum of health promotion, prevention and early intervention, treatment, and maintenance," says guest columnist Joe Pyle.
How race-related stress could be driving educators of color away from the job purpose

Apr. 13, 2021 10:04 am

How race-related stress could be driving educators of color away from the job

More than 75% of the teachers surveyed by guest columnist Ain Grooms reported a negative sense of belonging, especially when they thought school districts would not devise policies to actively address equity and racism.
American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs purpose

Apr. 2, 2021 8:30 am

American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs

"We call on government, civic, and business leaders to think differently about how their resources impact mental health and substance use," say guest columnists Joe Pyle and Kate Williams.
Aligning policy and practice through local grantmaking efforts funding

Mar. 25, 2021 12:00 pm

Aligning policy and practice through local grantmaking efforts

The Scattergood Foundation will award four $20,000 grants to grassroots orgs as part of its new grant program, Policy Meets Practice: Think Bigger Do Good Support Local.
Eviction: The physical, financial and mental health consequences of losing your home purpose

Mar. 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Eviction: The physical, financial and mental health consequences of losing your home

A federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire at the end of March. These 10 papers provide context on what lies ahead for tenants and landlords.
One year of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 11, 2021 3:48 pm

One year of COVID-19

We've been through a lot in the past year, but looking through Generocity's COVID coverage from March 2020 to March 2021, I was surprised by what has been normalized, and how much has changed.
COVID-19 and mental health: Feeling anguish is normal and is not a disorder purpose

Mar. 9, 2021 3:32 pm

COVID-19 and mental health: Feeling anguish is normal and is not a disorder

"I take issue with the fact that it has become routine to medicalize human suffering by attaching a mental health diagnosis to it. This doesn’t address the source of people’s anguish," says guest columnist Marnie Wedlake.
Hidden figures: Human services organizations’ clients are an inspiration purpose

Feb. 18, 2021 11:00 am

Hidden figures: Human services organizations’ clients are an inspiration

"It’s tough to ask for help in the best of circumstances, and a global pandemic is certainly not the best of times," says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson.
Nation’s first menstrual hub set to open this month in Germantown purpose

Feb. 11, 2021 9:30 am

Nation’s first menstrual hub set to open this month in Germantown

The only challenge Lynette Medley faced in opening The SPOT Period was the stigma in the community around menstrual care and the idea of a menstrual hub opening at all.
How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021 purpose

Jan. 5, 2021 8:00 am

How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021

Guest columnist Laurel Mellin offers some techniques from emotional brain training that can help people break free of stress when they get stuck on negative thoughts.

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