Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“By proposing legislation to the council, Gray will throw the issue back to his four leading challengers before the primary, forcing them to consider a possible means of easing the homeless crisis.” D.C. mayor asks for emergency legislation to deal with surge of homeless into shelters (Washington Post)

“’Stories that are accurate in reporting about mental health can foster a change in attitudes that encourages help-seeking behaviors, acceptance, and reduce discrimination against those with mental or behavioral health concerns.’” Picture This: Mental Health Portrayals in the Media (Digital Journal)

“He also plans to open a foundation for addicts and women who have been abused.” Homeless Man Wins Lottery, Plans to Help Addicts and Abused Women (Huffington Post)

“In what seemed like an Oprah stunt of old, Mr. Johnson’s friends (21 men and seven women) also moved into tiny houses on Dec. 24. They had all been members of a homeless community called Camp Quixote, a floating tent city that moved more than 20 times after its founding in 2007.” Small World, Big Idea (New York Times)

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