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In Wellness, Art Takes Center Stage

Typically, the worst part of any great performance is when it’s over, but that wasn’t the case at a recent performance I attended as part of the 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival in Philadelphia. It was what happened after the curtain came down that I found most riveting: an opportunity for a profound community dialogue.

The performance featured Kathryn Erbe of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Zach Grenier of CBS' The Good Wife,Broadway star Alex Morf, and Barrymore Award nominee Julianna Zinkel in a dramatic reading of Act III of Eugene O’Neill’s play Long Day's Journey Into Night presented by First Person Arts. The reading painted a bold and intimate portrait of a family struggling under the weight of addiction – a real and important topic that affects millions of people.

2021-01-02T19:42:38-05:00December 22nd, 2014|Community|

Holiday Spirit, Now and Year Round

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. 

2021-01-02T20:42:02-05:00December 15th, 2014|Community, Holidays|

Philadelphia Celebrates NDSD

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?

2021-01-02T20:42:52-05:00October 9th, 2014|Awareness, Mental Health|
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