On Our Minds

Thoughts from Dr. Evans and Staff Commissioner’s Notes

12/15

Holiday Spirit, Now and Year Round

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Marcella A. Maguire, PhD 
Director for DBH Homeless Services

As the weather turns colder, and the holidays beckon, one group of DBHIDS staff and providers are gearing up for the most intense time of the year. Winter, colder temperatures, and ‘Code Blue’s mean that people who live on our streets must take extraordinary measures to survive. But the DBHIDS team who supports them, has a goal not just of survival but of recovery. 

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11/14

10/9

Philadelphia Celebrates NDSD

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Today, like any day, you may peruse online, send a few tweets or Facebook posts, give or get advice from a family member or friend, grab coffee or lunch, or run into your local grocery store to pick up the essentials on your way home. We all have our daily routines, a rhythm to things that keep us moving through our hectic schedules.

But what if you could do something that could make a big difference for yourself and those you care about, all without missing a beat?

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