Harlem’s Richard “Rich” Porter, 1965 – 1990

Richard “Rich” Porter, July 26, 1965 – January 4, 1990, was a legendary Harlemite during the War on Drugs in the mid-1980s. Continue Reading →


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Like Nationwide Trends, Overdose Deaths Rise In NYC In First Quarter Of 2020

The Health Department today released new data on drug overdose deaths from East Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →


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Calls From Harlem United And More For DOH To Repeal Medicaid Drug Carve Out Intensify

Opposition continues to grow over the Department of Health’s Medicaid drug carve-out plan as more community health groups join the Save New York’s Safety Net coalition. Continue Reading →


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Mental Health Medical Benefits Of Psilocybin Mushrooms

Psilocybin is mainly found in different types of psychoactive mushrooms, and it’s believed that humans have consumed it in religious ceremonies that date more than 9,000 years old. Continue Reading →


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NYC Health + Hospitals Redesigns Treatment Substance Use Disorders Model

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that it is redesigning its treatment model used to help and support New Yorkers with substance use disorders (SUDs) from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →


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