This episode of Philadelphia Neighbors explores the creation and continuance of a teen support group in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood. The host follows two doctors to discuss the reasons they formed a group for students and […]
Despite the fact that over the last twenty years, Yoga has gone from a marginal activity to an almost mainstream one here in the West, the general impression is that Yoga is still not altogether […]
The Stress Less Space is an intentional space in Philadelphia for women to recharge and relax away from the chaos of their everyday life. “As a stress management coach I’ve had the chance to speak […]
According to a report from the World Health Organization, obesity and its link to mental well-being is becoming a growing issue in our country and throughout the world. Research shows obesity increases risk of heart […]
Bobby McCurdy, at 77 years old, lives by himself in a four bedroom home in the Sharswood neighborhood. Although McCurdy lives alone, he enjoys the freedom of independent living. What McCurdy doesn’t like is the […]
Podcast: As the City’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens, Can it Offer Help for Those Suffering from Mental Illness?
Center City’s first medical marijuana dispensary has opened its door. Beyond/Hello is located at 12th and Samson streets. It’s one of 50 medical marijuana dispensaries operating in the state. “We offer all acceptable products which […]
Ronald Crawford (pictured on the right), a mental health therapist based in North Philadelphia, uses hip-hop music to challenge negative culture and educate individuals about drug use. He hopes to engage and encourage people to […]