On his new album, after years of work, Street Sense vendor Ron Dudley details his experiences with homelessness, loss and faith.
Content categorized as Mental Health
This is the title track of Pookanu’s brand new album, focused on being there for his kids no matter what.
One of our Vendors talks about his experience when he was living outside and how people would taunt him because of it.
Do we need to investigate further into the mental conditions of our people in power? Find out in this opinion piece.
Adapt. a disability rights organization, gathered at the White House to advocate for the Disability Integration Act and to demand recognition from the Trump Administration.
While the coordinated entry system may be helping to streamline some into housing, those with mental illnesses are still falling through the cracks of systems stemming from a nationwide struggle in supporting mental health services.
Individuals who experience homelessness and housing instability face barriers to staying connected to insurance.
Ricardo Meriedy opens up about his Heroin addiction and his six year success of sobriety.
Mayor Muriel Bowser presented her fiscal year 2018 budget to the District’s Council April 4. Focusing on public education, affordable housing and relief for District taxpayers, government officials and advocacy groups alike have questioned all D.C. residents’ ability to share in the city’s “inclusive prosperity” under the proposal.
Elizabeth Bryant explains her past life style and how it affects her to this recent day.
Roland Dudley tells a story about when he was near to taking his own life. It was Christmas and Dudley was feeling desperate but things didn’t go as he had planned and it saved his life.
Gerald Anderson talks about how things in his life took a turn for the better. He recounts his stay at a halfway house and how he became a leader.
Two Street Sense artists/vendors talk about the difficulties and social stigma of depression.
Patty Smith talks about the hardships she had to go through because of her alcohol addiction and how she over came it.
Mayor Bowser and Obama administration officials spoke at the opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence, which provides housing to homeless veterans in D.C. and includes other affordable units for low-income tenants.
People shared their experiences with mental illness through monologues, poetry, music and dance at the Keegan Theatre on Oct. 10 and 11.
The United Way of the National Capitol Area is preparing for its second annual Project Homeless Connect on October 19. The resource fair will connect homeless Washingtonian with free on-site access to medical care, employment services, housing information and more.
Allegorical thoughts on life by Michael Craig
Vendor and artist Clarence Williams writes about mental health and family
The Youth Suicide Prevention and School Climate Survey Act of 2016 draws teacher focus to vulnerable student populations via new training programs that will begin October 2016.