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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gail Rosenblum

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8 December 2018

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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To address concerns about loneliness and isolation amongst retired men, organizations like Men's Sheds are gathering to give people a safe space to convey and process emotions while building the personal relationships...

The New York Times

Hannah Seligson

8 December 2018

New York, New York, United States

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Across the United States, men are meeting in groups to unlearn toxic masculinity and find techniques to better confront and handle emotions like anger and shame. Although groups like the ManKind Project have been crit...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

James E. Causey

7 December 2018

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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In the middle of Milwaukee's toughest neighborhood, an organization called We Got This helps kids get off the streets and into the garden. Each summer, teens spend Saturdays working in a community garden to produce fo...

Detroit Free Press

Georgea Kovanis

7 December 2018

Macomb, Michigan, United States

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At a Michigan county drug court, intense scrutiny and personalized attention for people in recovery - instead of jail time - is an approach with great promise. This in-depth look at the journey of people in the progra...

Politico Magazine

Max Blau

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6 December 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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An entrepreneur and activist in Atlanta, GA runs an urban farm and employees former prisoners in an attempt to tackle Georgia's incarceration and recidivism problems. The program, called Gangstas to Growers, employs f...

Energy News Network

Elizabeth McGowan

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5 December 2018

Nokesville, Virginia, United States

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In Virginia's Prince William County, one solar developer shows that the key to community support for renewables may be dialogue. Virginia Solar, a Richmond-based energy company, has won approval for a 20-megawatt sola...

New Hampshire Union Leader

Shawne K. Wickham

3 December 2018

Manchester, New Hampshire, United States

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The Currier Museum of Art began offering the "Art of Hope" program to families living with addiction. In group sessions, a docent guides discussion around works of art in the collection and then everyone participates ...

The Buffalo News

Maki Becker

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30 November 2018

Buffalo, New York, United States

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After successfully testing a program out that used police officers as the conduits for organizing community-based activities, the Buffalo Police Department has created a team specifically to continue the work. Known a...

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Justin Murphy

29 November 2018

Rochester, New York, United States

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Nathaniel Rochester Community School 3 in the Rochester City School District in New York has a record of poor academic achievement, but a special accelerated summer math program had 16 seventh graders pass the Regents...

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Aneri Pattani

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27 November 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Faculty and staff at Philadelphia’s LaSalle University are being given crisis training to recognize, engage, and refer students with suicide ideation. With the number of students seeking mental health care increasing,...

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Andrea Smardon

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27 November 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Students at East High School in Salt Lake City took matters into their own hands when they were confronted with the realities of segregation and separatist attitudes at their school. After 43 students had some hard co...

Washington Post

Lenny Bernstein

27 November 2018

New Hampshire, United States

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Employers are creating “recovery friendly’ workplaces by providing support for employees with substance use disorders in the same manner as they would for employees who needed support for any other disease. A job and...

The Christian Science Monitor

Jacob Kushner

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26 November 2018

Uganda

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For those identifying as LGBT in Uganda, living in a rural area can make acceptance surprisingly easier. Due to smaller community sizes and more close-knit relationships, personal relationships often triumph over the ...

The Seattle Times

Scott Greenstone

26 November 2018

Seattle, Washington, United States

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The Mason County Housing Options for Students in Transition (HOST) program is filling the county's gap of youth shelters, helping almost 200 homeless youth graduate from high school through personal relationships and ...

Outside

Rachel Walker

24 November 2018

Northampton, Massachusetts, United States

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The Venture Out Project hosts outdoor camps and wilderness adventures for transgender children to help them feel a sense of community, confidence, and self-worth. In the midst of controversial political environments a...

NPR

Melissa Block

21 November 2018

Colorado, United States

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In Colorado, where 80 percent of gun deaths are suicides, a coalition of gun shop owners, public health researchers and doctors works to raise awareness of suicide and the role of firearms in those deaths. Staff in gu...

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Maroosha Muzaffar

20 November 2018

India

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Beena Chintalapuri, a cognitive psychologist, trains inmates in elements of cognitive behavioral psychology in order to bring about change. An estimated 3,000 inmates have been taught through The Unnati program acro...

Outside

Daliah Singer

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20 November 2018

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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A Phoenix gym uses CrossFit classes as an effective way to keep people in subustance use disorder recovery. The class provides non-judgmental support, community, and exercise all of which can have a beneficial effect ...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Michaela Haas

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20 November 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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The Confess Project trains barbershop workers in black communities about creating pathways to talk about mental health and recognize and respond to signs of a mental health crisis. This training expands mental health ...

The Colorado Sun

Jennifer Brown

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19 November 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Denver lawmakers and activists are working to curb drug addiction and prevent overdose deaths with legislation and services. Despite federal illegality, local legislators want to legalize safe injection sites in the s...

Pacific Standard

Lillian Mongeau

19 November 2018

Anchorage, United States

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The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program is working to provide full scholarships, a strong STEM background, and most importantly, a sense of community, to the majority Alaska-Native group of students in the p...

The Denver Post

Monte Whaley

17 November 2018

Colorado, United States

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In Colorado voters approved spending money from marijuana tax sales on education. As much as $2 million is distributed to Colorado schools to spend on evidence-based anti-bullying programs. “Usually it means getting...

NPR

Alyssa Jeong Perry

17 November 2018

California, United States

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Firefighters working the frontlines of California fires now have emotional supports at their base camps to help them process what the toll of their work. Supports include chaplains, peer-to-peer interaction, and thera...

Gillette News Record

Andrew Graham

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16 November 2018

Wyoming, United States

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Free Through Recovery is North Dakota addiction services program that aims to help drug users end their dependencies and reduce prison recidivism. The rural town uses peer support and mentoring to fill the gaps in men...

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Kathleen Burge

16 November 2018

Maine, United States

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Virtual reality is being used as part of medical education providing a way for nurses and other medical workers to better understand how a patient may experiencing their surroundings. Virtual reality modules have been...

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