New York City's only shelter for LGBTQ adults is 'a nightmare,' ex-residents say
February 9, 2022
Marsha’s House is the only shelter in the New York City Department of Homeless Services system dedicated to the LGBTQ community, which experiences disproportionately high rates of homelessness. But advocates and former residents say the shelter is far from a safe haven.
Among America’s Oldest, Opioid Overdoses Are On the Rise
January 22, 2020
In New York City, the number of fatal opioid overdoses among people ages 55-84 has been increasing for the last four years, reaching 29 percent of the total opioid overdose deaths in 2018, according to the Dept. of Health.
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Should Pepper Spray Be Used on ‘Raise the Age’ Teens in NY? Debate Continues After Waiver
November 13, 2018
Only six states — California, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada and Texas — authorize staff to carry pepper spray in secure juvenile detention, according to a brief from the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators scheduled for publication in January 2019.