A piece by artist and vendor Ronald Dudley.
Content categorized as Health, Mental
Artist and vendor Reginald Denny recounts his experiences with homelessness.
An officer driving to assist a fellow officer the night of July 24 hit a homeless woman who was crossing the street. She died soon after.
Marcus McCall reflects on how the pandemic has affected him.
After an initial arrest that resulted in a stay-away order regarding the White House grounds and Black Lives Matte Plaza, a reportedly homeless man in need of mental health care now faces compounded charges. DC’s proposed FY 2021 budget includes no major expansions of behavioral health support for people in the criminal justice system.
A poem by Marcellus Phillips.
Queenie Featherstone, artist and vendor, offers positive ideas in response to COVID-19.
Sheila White shares her experiences throughout the public health crisis.
Corey Sanders writes about the loneliness of being homeless.
Shane Sullivan, a community outreach specialists at the health clinic HIPS, calls for a safe consumption space in DC.
Artist and vendor Jeff Taylor writes about his epiphany before Easter.
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.
D.C. resident Anthony White speaks from personal experience to advocate for mental health care reform in his response to Street Sense Media CEO Brian Carome’s piece “What we can learn from Alice Carter’s death.”
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.
Vendor/artist Donzell Clarke writes about the importance of self-care and focusing on one’s own wellbeing.
Vendor/artist Andre Brinson talks about what success means to him.
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.