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Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others people

Jun. 29, 2021 9:35 am

Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others

"Police are trained to pull a gun. We need people trained to deal with people in crisis. And we know it works because we’ve done it on the inside," say the brothers, who are Certified Peer Specialists and Wellness Recovery and Action Plan facilitators.
Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars? purpose

Jun. 28, 2021 2:15 pm

Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars?

Neuroscience can offer insights into how social isolation and resocialization affect the brain, says guest columnist Kareem Clark.
On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color purpose

Jun. 15, 2021 8:30 am

On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color

Just in time for Fathers Day, the two community-driven orgs present a film that explores honest relationships between fathers and sons of color.
The new normal means centering mental health to recover purpose

Jun. 8, 2021 3:17 pm

The new normal means centering mental health to recover

It is common for the populace to suffer deteriorating mental health — as evidenced by an uptick in such indicators as substance use, domestic violence, and suicide attempts — long after the actual disaster.
Going beyond ‘back to normal’ — 5 research-based tips for emerging from pandemic life purpose

Jun. 1, 2021 2:55 pm

Going beyond ‘back to normal’ — 5 research-based tips for emerging from pandemic life

How should you choose what to rebuild, what to leave behind and what new paths to try for the first time? Clinical psychological science provides some helpful clues for how to chart your course out of pandemic life, says guest columnist Bethany Teachman.
Why genocide survivors can offer a way to heal from the trauma of the pandemic year purpose

May 14, 2021 3:12 pm

Why genocide survivors can offer a way to heal from the trauma of the pandemic year

The healing process of genocide survivors may offer lessons for post-pandemic recovery, says guest columnist Donald Miller.
Suicide is the leading cause of death for Asian American young adults. Why is no one talking about this? purpose

Apr. 28, 2021 1:13 pm

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Asian American young adults. Why is no one talking about this?

"The reality is that white supremacy runs so deep in America that even reversing racism would not undo the disparities in health outcomes such as suicide," says guest columist Amelia Noor-Oshiro.
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.

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