Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Although the city has made progress, AIDS remains a significant concern in the district … and homeless women in D.C. are more likely to be affected than the general population: http://wapo.st/k6piic
  • Way to go, Fairfax County! Despite the recession, the community was able to reduce homelessness by 16 percent. http://wapo.st/luMyLq
  • An important step in reducing the stigma of mental illness – an expert on mental illness shares her own struggle to empower men and women with mental illnesses: http://nyti.ms/kn3Igv

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December 21, 2020

More Than Relapse Prevention

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