Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Men and women with mental illnesses “are especially vulnerable to heat-related illnesses and death.” http://bit.ly/KYeExz
  • Another risk during the hotter months – incidents of domestic violence often rise during the summer: http://bit.ly/N2WSPp
  • 1-in-5 older adults will struggle with mental illness or substance abuse: http://cbsn.ws/MmEVGa
  • From the Washington Post: “The District Office of Human Rights launches fair housing campaign” http://wapo.st/S5fMEP
  • Controversy in Philadelphia over programs that provide meals for people who are homeless: http://n.pr/N4yj2i
  • Ward 8 unemployment is nearly triple the national average: http://wj.la/LS7Tz2

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