Friday Round-up: this week in the news

This recent D.C. heat wave puts people who are homeless at risk: http://huff.to/MXDWiZ. Tips on staying healthy in extreme temperatures: http://bit.ly/LKttne

Helpful summary of the ways the Affordable Care Act will benefit people with mental illnesses: http://huff.to/MOXbL7

Recent report finds that doctors often ignore addiction in their patients – “only about 1-in-10 people with addiction involving alcohol or other drugs receive treatment.” http://bit.ly/MXxmJp

What does the report about HIV and African-American women in DC really mean? The Women’s Collective explains in a bit more detail: http://bit.ly/LuRKzz

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Volunteer Spotlight: Fall 2022 Intern

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