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We Deserve Access to Quality Mental Health

The following post was presented by the author as testimony during the 2022 DC Department of Human Services budget hearings. The text format has been modified for online viewing. Good […]

Christina, Youth Advocate

Christina, a bright college student, never imagined she would ever experience homelessness. But when her mother was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer, things quickly changed. Her mom got sicker […]

Keyla’s Story

My work as POWER peer health educator with Sasha Bruce made me interested in the medical field.

A Diamond in the Rough

They helped restore my world of peace and joy and help me clear my mind of overwhelming stress and anxiety. Today, I feel restored.

Steven – in his own words

The REACH staff provided me with the support and the encouragement that I needed in spite of me at time resisting the help.

Joy rather than conflict

The family set goals of improving their communication, reducing conflict in the home, and Deon had an individual goal to gain employment.

Eboney’s Story

She’s proof that taking enough small steps in the right direction can lead to big change.

Selena’s Story: A Call to Persevere

(via Washington Post article by John Kelly) Selena Best learned long ago that if she wanted to be taken care of, she’d better do it herself. Selena is from the District. She […]