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  • Eduardo.HernandezWEB

    Welcome Eduardo Hernandez!

    During his time at San Francisco State University, Eduardo Hernandez wanted to become a teacher: he dreamed of being a leader, a communicator of ideas, an agent of social change. Hernandez’s passion for social­ justice—particularly surrounding anti-war and anti-racism issues—is part of his very core. …

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    Happy New Year!

    We are looking forward to 2016 and want to share some news and plans. Many of these plans focus on three areas. First, we are expanding our pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services as part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the …

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    Two Transitions, One Year

    Stephanie Garrett is transitioning. But not only in the way you might think. Garrett describes her family life in Houston as chaotic, filled with drugs, alcohol and violence. “Texas style violence” she said scornfully. A heavy drinker by age 12, Garrett graduated to heroin, speed, …

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  • PatrickBrandt

    Artist, Survivor, Thriver!

    Patrick Brandt is coming home. After losing his job—in the wake of the economic downturn following 9/11—Patrick became paralyzed by depression and hopelessness. He wanted to die. He sought treatment even though he was not optimistic. Unfortunately, the medication only made him feel worse. Just …

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    Thankful, From The Directors

    It does not take a turn of the calendar to November—the so-called gratitude month—for us to recognize how much we have to be grateful for. And we say this despite the fact that so many of our clients are suffering from mental health crises, the …

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    Ladi Khoddam: Bringing Passion and More

    Ladi Khoddam calls herself “a passionate ally to the LGBTQ community.” At AHP, that’s precisely what we need. But passion is only part of the job description Khoddam has written for herself in her quest to help AHP as an AmeriCorps member (our first!). She …

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