Long-term residential care facilities suffered immense staffing shortages throughout the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
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Workforce development programs in D.C. aren’t helping youth experiencing homelessness, causing many youth to turn away from the programs.
Levester Green writes about his time in jail.
Vennie Hill discusses the trials she has faced and the importance of never giving up.
Marcus McCall shares what’s been on his mind.
Marcus McCall shares his thoughts on self-care and self-love.
Marcus McCall writes a poem titled “Mental illness.”
Marcus McCall shares insight on anger and negativity.
Two years since the onset of the pandemic, telehealth only continues to expand. While telehealth broadens the scope of healthcare for some healthcare workers and patients, it leaves others with concerns about the ability of people who have difficulty navigating this digital shift to access care.
Justin Blakey articulates the power of thought.
Gerald Anderson dictates his time in prison.
Jaqueline Turner shares a piece about the harm of drugs.
Marcus McCall discusses mental health and important steps for healing.
Cortney R. Signor shares the third part of her journey with homelessness.
Levester Green shares a short poem.
Cortney R. Singor shares her experience with homelessness and how she got started with Street Sense.
Chris Cole reflects on her first experience with severe anxiety and the healthy coping mechanisms that work for her.
Chris Cole writes about mental health and the question of whether to medicate.
Ayub Abdul writes a poem to share his advice on relaxing.
Residents of southeast D.C. were used to traveling up to 50 minutes each way to receive health care in different parts of the city. Now, a new provider is open in Ward 8 to combat accessibility issues.