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In April of 2016, BHCHP opened the Supportive Place for Observation and Treatment (SPOT): A dedicated room in its ambulatory clinic where up to 10 people at immediate risk of overdose can be monitored. The goal is simple: to give homeless people of Boston another shot at life, and therefore recovery.

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The Brown Daily Herald

More than 100 students gathered at the University this weekend for the first annual Summit on Homelessness and Poverty. Attendees represented 13 student groups engaged in anti-poverty work at institutions as close as the University of Rhode Island and as far away as Vanderbilt University.

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Spare Change News

The Second Annual Winter Walk began at nine in the morning in The Copley Square Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 11. Founded by Kayak co-founder and CEO of Lola Travel, Paul English. A total of $100,000 was raised last year at the very first Winter Walk, a two mile excursion that begins and ends in Copley.

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Daily News

NEWBURYPORT — Local podiatrists Dr. Angela Barnes and Dr. James J. DiResta partnered again with Anna Jaques Hospital for the Sox for Socks program and collected more than 500 pairs of socks in February for homeless people.

Sox for Socks, named after the program’s largest supporter — the Boston Red Sox, collects socks for homeless men, women and children through Boston Health Care for the Homeless, according to a press release.

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Healthcare Dive

Housing problems are often linked to poor health outcomes. Like other social determinants of health, people who can’t rely on steady housing will likely have difficulties staying on top of their health, adhering to medication and making appointments. In their conclusion, the study authors suggested CHCs consider universal screening of housing status for patients. 

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BHCHP Consumer Advisory Board member Larry Adams of Hyde Park will recieve the Joseph M. Smith Award
Hyde Park Bulletin

This June 1, BHCHP Consumer Advisory Board member Larry Adams will be the sole recipient of the Joseph M. Smith Board Member Award at the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers’ (MLCHC) Annual Gala.

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Fierce Healthcare

Housing instability is a common problem for patients who regularly seek care at community health centers, according to a new study. 

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Modern Healthcare

Nearly half of patients who use the nation's network of community health centers reported having some type of current or past problem with maintaining a stable place to live, according to a new analysis.

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Medical Xpress

A new study lead by Dr. Travis Baggett, BHCHP's Director of Research, found that more than 40 percent of patients treated at U.S. community health centers have a history of housing problems.

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