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Mental health and battling depression during a pandemic

Fox 29   -   November 23, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

CMO of the Department of Behavioral Health Dr. Sosunmolu Shoyinka and CEO a...

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DBHIDS Trauma Resources in the Wake of the Death of Walter Wallace Jr.

November 4, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

Click to view official news release (PDF) Nov. 3, 2020, PHILADELPHIA — Th...

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Message from Acting DBHIDS Commissioner Dr. Jill Bowen

October 29, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

Click to read entire official news release Dear Philadelphia Residents, Fam...

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Intellectual disAbility Services Names Kleckner J. Charles as New Director

October 20, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

PHILADELPHIA – The City’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellect...

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Vote on mental health policy to save lives and money in this year’s elections

Philadelphia Inquirer   -   October 12, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

By Kate Fox, DBHIDS We’ve all been more than a little preoccupied with th...

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Community Behavioral Health Names Dr. Faith Dyson-Washington as New CEO

September 28, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

PHILADELPHIA – Community Behavioral Health (CBH), a division of the ...

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Mural Arts program turns 200 columns in SEPTA concourse into socially distant canvases   -   September 25, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

For years, SEPTA’s South Broad Street Concourse was where Thomas Barrios,...

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Mayor Announces Resignation of DBHIDS Commissioner David T. Jones

September 16, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

Mayor Announces Resignation of David T. Jones, Commissioner of the Departme...

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City of Philadelphia awarded 6 innovation grants to help projects pivot during the pandemic Philly   -   September 9, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

Six government projects were awarded seed funding up to $7,500 by the Innov...

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Hazard pay grants now available for front-line workers in life-sustaining industries

July 21, 2020 - DBHIDS in the News

$50 million in grant funding is now available to help employers provide haz...

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