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Health Buddies – Client Testimonials

Posted on 31st August 2015 Health Buddy

In this six minute video you'll hear our clients first hand testimonials on how Health Buddies has assisted them in taking care of their physical and mental well being. Many thanks to George Washington graduate, Omotayo Aweda, for creating this fabulous piece.     [embed]https:

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The Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

Posted on 10th August 2015 murphycassidy1

On August 4, 2015 Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced the Mental Health Reform Act of 2015, comprehensive legislation to reform the U.S. mental health care system. The legislation reauthorizes a number of programs within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi

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Why the homeless man who graduated from Harvard is still on the streets

Posted on 16th July 2015 WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 9: Alfred Postell, hangs out in downtown Washington, DC, July 9, 2015. He now lives on the streets despite graduating from Harvard Law School. He was recently recognized during an arraignment hearing by a former colleague, Superior Court Judge Thomas Motley.
(Photo by Terrance McCoy/The Washington Post)

Terrance McCoy's article on Alfred Postell was so compelling he wrote a follow-up article on July 16th. This follow up continues to illustrate the non-discriminatory nature of mental illness and the challenges that those trying to help them face. "...We ask ourselves how they can live like that.

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"You can do anything in're gonna have trials and tribulations but with a sober mind and a clear head - and a support system - you can go through anything." — Geraldine M., Green Door client

To hear more from Geraldine, Hilman and Maya who participated inthe 2014 Gala video, please watch the video on the right. (If you have trouble viewing this video, please click on the YouTube icon below the video box.)

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