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Vital Minds Podcast

BHCHP’s own Melinda Thomas, PA-C is the guest expert for this episode of Vital Minds, a podcast of the PA Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that promotes better health and wellness by providing PAs and PA students with philanthropic opportunities and resources.

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Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon

BHCHP's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jessie Gaeta is a guest on this episode of Christopher Lydon's show Radio Open Source. This episode seeks to understand the opioid crisis.

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Larry Bates Boston Health Care for the Homesless Program STAT
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In Justin Devlin’s stories, his pain is the villain. He is the superhero in a wheelchair, kicking his illness to the curb, sentencing his constant pain to a lifetime behind bars.

Writing “takes me away from the physical pain and the emotional pain. It gives me an escape,” said Devlin, who has a progressive genetic condition that limits his mobility.

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Larry Adams Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program New Place, New Problems: Unanticipated Struggles with Being Newly Housed

BHCHP consumer and Board of Directors member Larry Adams (lead on this project), with consumer and Board of Directors member Joanne Guarino, consumer Warren Magee, and staff from Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, made this video to share their stories and raise awareness about an important issue.

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The Boston Globe

People concerned about addiction treatment are cheering a development that might, at first, seem inconsequential: a change in a word-usage guide.

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Wicked Local Cambridge

Cambridge resident Elizabeth Mahoney attended the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s Medicine That Matters Gala on May 15 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

Mahoney is a member of the BHCHP Emerging Leaders Board.

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Wicked Local Woburn

WOBURN — Lindsay Morrissey, of Woburn, spoke at the “Medicine that Matters” gala that was held on May 15 at the Boston Renaissance Waterfront Hotel.

The event was the largest to date for Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program; more than 650 guests attended, raising a record-breaking $1 million.

During the dinner, Morrissey, a BHCHP emerging leaders ambassador, introduced the gala’s video that featured her father. She spoke of the wonderful care he received through the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.

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Warren Magee Patient Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program
Enterprise 2016 Annual Report

“I was born with cerebral palsy. I weighed one pound, three ounces when I was born. I wasn't supposed to live longer than six months, and I am 47 years of age, and I am truly blessed. I suffered a spinal cord injury the summer of '98, and that pretty much tells it all. 

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Boston Globe

The man said he was having chest pains, and his breathing was clearly labored. He wanted to talk to a doctor. 

The big tent in the parking lot of an East Boston shopping mall seemed like an odd place for such a request, but he was a repeat visitor. It was Thursday night, and his medical friends were in the neighborhood for their weekly visit.

A medical student and a physician listened to his heart, checked his breathing, and encouraged him to visit the nearby community health center. He was skeptical about visiting the clinic but calmer. He said he felt better. 

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American Journal of Public Health

In 2015, the Family Team at the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program developed shelter-based opioid treatment (SBOT) as an option to treat opioid use disorder on-site at a family motel– shelter. Our objectives in the small retrospective study outlined here were to assess SBOT’s feasibility and to describe patient characteristics and early outcomes in an effort to promote dissemination.

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