Residents and activists say the airport expansion, completed half a century ago, continues to harm their health and well-being today.
Mental Health & Trauma
A form of addiction treatment called SMART Recovery uses cognitive behavioral therapy and positive thinking to help people beat their drug habit.
Like so many other American cities, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Woonsocket, Rhode Island has a growing population of unhoused residents.
Carmen Diaz remembers what it was like to be forced out of her home — to be a 13- or 14-year-old who had to pack up her room and stay at a family friend’s house, unsure of where her family would go next.
A former mill city of roughly 43,000 people in Rhode Island is a testing ground for a new treatment program designed to bend the rising curve of opioid overdose deaths.
When Elizabeth Rodriguez tells her 8-year-old son that she doesn’t have any of his baby pictures, not even one or two, she starts to break down.
Educational and child care disruptions because of housing instability are growing increasingly common. The disruptions can have immediate and long-term impacts on kids’ mental health, academic success and social lives.
Since early pandemic-era protections against eviction expired, the number of filings in Connecticut has spiked as rents rise, inflation impacts budgets and families continue to struggle financially.
Choctaw Nation and other tribal nations have made big investments in tribally run mental health care in the wake of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
For many in the community, the temple provides a place to heal from the past and supports community well-being.