Where To Find Us Jan02

Where To Find Us

Santa Fe Need and Deed meets every Monday at 2 PM at Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) located at 841 W. Manhattan Avenue (at the corner of W. Manhattan and St. Francis – see map below.) Please bring your donations of clothing and other items to our Monday meeting at Westminster...

Our Monday Meeting Jan01

Our Monday Meeting

When ANYONE walks through the doors at two o’clock for our Monday meeting they are greeted by a smiling volunteer.   It’s not an ordinary smile it’s a sincere “How can we help?” smile, and it belongs to an extraordinary Santa Fe Need and Deed volunteer. Once inside you will smell some real...

#BeTheDifference During National Minority Health Month Apr13

#BeTheDifference Dur...

April is National Minority Health Month, and we know that health includes mental health too. That’s why our #BeTheDifference topic of focus this month is cultural diversity and mental health. Here’s how you can #BeTheDifference in April: Join the conversation. On Thursday, April 19, we’re...

Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit – Bring Hope and Healing to Our Communities Apr13

Opioid Epidemic Prac...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognizes that faith-based and community partners eagerly and willingly step in to meet the needs of their colleagues, friends and neighbors — especially during a crisis. As such, we want to equip our partners to respond to the current...

Surgeon General Recommends Those At Risk of Opioid Overdose Carry Epi Pen Apr12

Surgeon General Reco...

Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a rare public health advisory calling on friends and family members of people at risk of opioid overdose to carry the overdose reversal drug naloxone, likening the treatment to other lifesaving interventions such as knowing how to perform CPR or use an...

Opinion Article: Not ‘Enabling’ To Make Drug Use Safer Apr12

Opinion Article: Not...

“Addiction is defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and psychiatry’s diagnostic bible, the DSM, as compulsive drug use that continues despite negative consequences. The problem is not an absence of suffering but a deficit of hope and alternatives. If stigma, isolation and being...

50 Years After Dr King and the Riots Apr08

50 Years After Dr Ki...

What One Young Teen Learned: 50 Years After Dr King and the KC Riots By Matt Hamblen Read the original post here at Matt Hamblen’s Blog The Hat Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tenn. Following his death, riots broke out in 37 U.S....

MHA – May is Mental Health Month Apr06

MHA – May is M...

Have you taken a look at Mental Health America’s (MHA) highly anticipated May is Mental Health Month toolkit? With May just around the corner, it has already been downloaded over 2,700 times! This year’s theme, Fitness #4mind4body will address how so much of what we do physically impacts us...

F.D.A. to Expand Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Addicts Mar27

F.D.A. to Expand Med...

In an ef­fort to en­cour­age new treat­ments for opi­oid ad­dic­tion, the Food and Drug Ad­min­is­tra­tion plans to be­gin permitting phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pa­nies to sell med­i­ca­tions that help tem­per crav­ings, even if they don’t fully stop ad­dic­tion. The change is part of a wider...