Boston Homeless Census

To end chronic homelessness, we need to understand the scope of the problem. To do that, each year the City of Boston conducts a Homeless Census, where we tally the number of people living on the street, in shelters, or in living situations other than permanent housing. When: January 31st, 8:30 PM  (The snow date … Continue reading “Boston Homeless Census”

Published on December 15th, 2017 in

Life on Albany Gallery Showing & Reception

The Life on Albany Gallery is an ongoing photographic project that seeks to challenge the stigmatizing narrative about the area unfortunately characterized as “Methadone Mile,” by showing the faces of people experiencing homelessness, substance abuse disorders, and mental illness down the street from SPH. Experience these moving portraits and join us for a conversation about … Continue reading “Life on Albany Gallery Showing & Reception”

Published on November 14th, 2017 in

Life on Albany Committee

Three portraits from the Life on Albany Gallery

Where SPH stands on Albany Street, we are neighbors to people who are challenged by substance abuse disorders, mental illness, and homelessness. Join us for a conversation with faculty, staff, students,  and, when available, experts from the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program along with other local service providers and the Boston University Medical Campus … Continue reading “Life on Albany Committee”

Published on November 13th, 2017 in

Exploring the Intersection of Homelessness, Behavioral Health and HIV: In The Nation And In Our Own Backyard

The third and final event of our Living with HIV/AIDS Series, this 90-minute presentation and dialogue will explore the current status of HIV infection in relation to the social determinants of health of homelessness, addiction, and mental health diagnoses both nationally and in Boston. When: Thursday, January 25, 2 PM Where: Hiebert Lounge, 72 E Concord Street … Continue reading “Exploring the Intersection of Homelessness, Behavioral Health and HIV: In The Nation And In Our Own Backyard”

Published on August 29th, 2017 in Uncategorized