Levester Green writes about his time in jail.
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Vennie Hill discusses the trials she has faced and the importance of never giving up.
Jaqueline Turner shares a piece about the harm of drugs.
Cortney R. Signor shares the third part of her journey with homelessness.
Chris Cole reflects on her first experience with severe anxiety and the healthy coping mechanisms that work for her.
Samaritan Inns’ new facility provides homeless or at-risk women seeking sobriety with a six-month treatment program that allows them to live full-time in the building while receiving a personalized regimen of therapy and medical care, and later, assistance finding jobs and housing.
Shane Sullivan, a harm reduction outreach worker, argues that only full decriminalization of drugs will enable the District to seriously address its increasingly deadly street supply.
Artist/Vendor Vennie Hill continues sharing her story of overcoming addiction.
Artist and Vendor Vennie Hill Bracey writes about their recovery journey.
I can’t force my client to do anything; all I can do is support him as he sets himself up to meet his goals.
Shane Sullivan, a community outreach specialists at the health clinic HIPS, calls for a safe consumption space in DC.
Due to guidelines about group gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic, many Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous groups have chosen to move meetings online or cancel them altogether.
Artist and vendor Wendell Williams explains the importance of keeping recovery meetings open amid COVID-19.
Angela Pounds-Bennett, a Street Sense vendor and artist died on the morning of New Year’s Day. Her husband Fred Bennett and mother Gwen Pleasant survive her.
Part 3 of an ongoing series by artist and vendor Vennie Hill on her recovery and her life.
Street Sense Media vendor and artist Alice Carter tragically passed away on December 18, 2019.
Artist and vendor Vennie Hill updates readers on her recovery and her life.
On Aug. 20, benches adjacent to and across from New York Avenue Presbyterian Church were removed due to illicit activities.
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Xavier Justice shares his road to recovery from addiction with the help of Veterans on the Rise’s flexible program.