Author Archives: Lynsey Bouquin

Women Choose L.I.F.E: California Program Helps Single Mothers Overcome Mental Illness and Addiction

Individuals who manage co-occurring disorders have two or more independent disorders that they are dealing with. Typically, this means that the person endures a mental illness as well as drug or alcohol abuse that is unrelated to one another. The LIFE project, run out of the Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program, helps homeless, single

Healthy Boston

City of Boston receives $4.6 million grant to reduce obesity and hypertension. On Thursday October 4, 2012, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that Boston has received a $4.6 million from the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant program to help reduce the obesity and hypertension among black and Latino communities around Boston.

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