August 19, 2019

JEVS Wins Top Prize During Minds That Move Us' Career Pathways Festival

Earlier this month, JEVS Human Services attended the Career Pathways Festival in Miami, Florida, where ten teams from around the country pitched innovative education and training models that create...

July 12, 2019

This event is being co-hosted by Community Legal Services (CLS) and Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR).

WOAR will be providing an introductory level trauma-informed training on Monday July 22nd at 2:30-4:30pm at the CLS North Philadelphia office located at 1410 W. Eri...

June 10, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - Gant Team in Local News HARRISBURG

Department of Corrections officials on Tuesday announced results of an internal therapeutic communities (TCs) evaluation, specifically the effectiveness of the DOC’s outpatient (OPT)* and substance use d...

May 28, 2019

Join the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, the SOL Collective and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health for a training on opioid overdose response.

The training will consist of the following: an overview of the opioid crisis in Philadelphia,...

May 7, 2019

May 2, 2019, Bailey King - Philly Voice

The City of Philadelphia will recognize May – a month dedicated to mental health awareness – by providing an array of free events.

Spearheaded by the city’s behavioral health department, the events promoting mental wellness and hea...

April 15, 2019

Building a Movement Toward Community Health, Healing and Justice

The 2019 Faith and Spiritual Affairs / Health Justice Conference will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 and co-hosted by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the Philadelphia Department of Beha...

April 2, 2019

April 1, 2019, Nina Feldman - WHYY

After almost three months, the Philadelphia jail will begin accepting male inmates into its Suboxone program to treat opioid addiction. Admissions had stalled because doctors at the jail had reached the patient limit set by the federal...

March 6, 2019

March 5, 2019, Nina Feldman - WHYY

When Ronald McAdams got out of prison at age 60, he didn’t want to go back to Philadelphia.

He’d spent more than 30 years trying to kick his opioid addiction, in and out of rehabs and detoxes, and was afraid if he went back he’d get hoo...

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