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Got Feelings? Take Some Tylenol.

Our emotions all have physiological effects on our bodies and studies show that both physical and emotional pain can be treated by medicine - proving a mind/body connection.

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Young Bronx Woman Awaits Lifesaving Transplant

When Angelica was just four years old, she was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Angelica underwent chemotherapy and was in remission for 14 years. hings took a turn in the summer of 2018 when she was diagnosed with heart failure.

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April Marks National Donate Life Month

On average, 1 New Yorker dies every day because the transplant they needed did not come soon enough. This Donate Life Month talk to your family about your organ donation wishes and encourage others to do the same.

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$50k or a Best Friend?

In terms of your happiness and well-being, which do you think would benefit you more: a $50,000 raise or a friend who you see nearly every day?

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Money Bail: A Costly Injustice

Nearly 40% of people held in New York City jails have not been convicted of any crime. They are jailed simply for their inability to afford bail, the sole purpose of which is to ensure defendants will return to court.

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OP-ED: Rising Ground: A Therapeutic Approach Works

Rising Ground operates non-secure placement and limited-secure placement facilities throughout the city for adjudicated youth. Unlike adult prisons, Rising Ground facilities offer therapies, intervention programs, and emotional supports that help youth in placement succeed once released.

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Keiara: From Placement to Promise

Keiara was charged with a crime before she was 16 years old and spend six months in a Rising Ground placement facility - a fully secure program for adjudicated youth that utilizes therapeutic treatment to help youth successfully return to the community.

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Education and Youth Services Committee Meeting

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