Latest News from AHP

Latest News from AHP

  • Support AHP for Mental Health Awareness Month!

    The stigma associated with mental illness is a huge obstacle to people who need help. We can think of no better way to mark Mental Health Awareness Month than to quote NAMI, the National Alliance  on Mental Illness, on the nature of this central barrier …

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  • Rainbow unicorn in running gear in front of inverted triangle

    Racing to the Finish Line

    Slow and steady wins the race! For the first time, the iconic LGBT running club, San Francisco FrontRunners has selected AHP to be the sole beneficiary of its 38th Annual Pride Run fundraiser. Join us on Saturday, June 24, in Golden Gate Park to run …

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    Building Allies at AHP

    “We have all been trained and acculturated in a white, patriarchal, cisgender, homophobic, class-based, marginalizing society.” Nancy Arvold began her workshop with this provocation, challenging AHP staff to see themselves as part of a system that rewards discrimination. Arvold, an expert in the field of …

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  • Two painters in front of newly painted wall

    We Watched Paint Dry, and We Enjoyed It!

    Next time you visit the AHP Services Center take a look around. Where are the scuff marks at the base of the walls, the dings in their finish? Where are the old colors? The answers are in the paint—enough of it, that is, to cover …

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  • Naloxone (narcan) nasal spray in hand

    Overdose Prevention Training

    How do you stop a heroin overdose? You beat it to the punch, or, more precisely, to the receptor. Heroin, like its cousins oxycodone, methadone, and fentanyl, is an opioid. Over the past few years, death due to opioid overdose has dramatically increased in the …

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  • Justice For All Blog

    Justice For All

    We stand in opposition to any form of discrimination and we, and the staff, interns, and volunteers of AHP, have worked tirelessly to care for and embrace people who are marginalized. The recent actions of the new administration—to build walls and to limit travel, and …

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