First Lady Chirlane McCray announced today a partnership between the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, the Health Department, and the Fund for Public Health that will create a roadmap for a more inclusive mental health system in New York City. Continue Reading →
… 27% of New York City public high school students report feeling sad or hopeless almost every day.
The Health Department released a public service announcement today featuring former New York Knick Metta World Peace to help reduce the stigma about mental health and encourage teens and young adults to speak up about their problems. Continue Reading →
Susan L. Taylor, founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and former Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the day-long health expo on April 26th from 12 – 7pm at the Taino Towers of El Barrio/East Harlem.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) has partnered with Entering the Holy of Holies, An Institute of Learning and Healing, Inc. and the joint practice of Back to the Middle and New York Sports Acupuncture, to produce a day – featuring vendors, workshops, storytelling, live demos, and performances – dedicated to body, mind, spirit and heart healing. Continue Reading →
The Sista’s The Musical is a musical Journey of a Multi-Generational African American Family, Told Through a Playlist of Songs Made Famous by Artists Past and Present. Continue Reading →
A tormented 15-year-old girl who mused on Facebook about committing suicide jumped to her death Thursday from the roof of her grandmother’s Upper West Side building (just south of Harlem), police said. Continue Reading →
Police are have located a 5-year old girl who has been missing from her home in East Harlem. Continue Reading →