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Pew grants $6.55M to Philly nonprofits to address youth mental health crisis

The five grantees aim to increase their organization’s workforce, improve accessibility of mental health services, and build new locations.
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Pennsylvania’s health system is among the nation’s best, according to latest scorecard ranking

The Commonwealth Fund’s 2023 state scorecard also graded New Jersey and Delaware as having a “better-than-average” health system performance, but other nationwide health disparity trends raise concerns.
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No Menthol Sunday encourages Black health equity by saying ‘no’ to the tobacco industry

The annual one day campaign addresses the detrimental impact that smoking tobacco has on Black communities, and the history of targeted advertising of menthol-flavored cigarettes.
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Nearly 1 in 5 Temple students seeking mental health counseling say they’re ‘in crisis’

University officials this year expect the highest numbers of reported same-day crisis appointments since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Gun violence, opioid crisis dominate Philly mayoral debate on public health

Most candidates are making public health issues like gun violence a campaign priority. How they plan to solve those problems is another story.