Immigrants And Refugees
Vincent Tucci of Staten Island is a 19-year-old with a busy schedule. A typical day begins at 7:30 a.m., and includes all-day classes, a quick dinner with family, followed by either an extensive gym workout or a shoot-the-breeze gathering with other young adults. The last one he considers vital....
How Catholic Charities New York makes an impact on the homeless mentally ill. Cardinal Timothy Dolan paid a visit to Catholic Charities New York’s Beacon of Hope in the Bronx, a program providing housing to people struggling with serious mental health challenges. He toured recently renovated rooms, blessed a Rosary offered...
In New York City there is an important change underway in how mental health is received. Part of Mayor DeBlasio’s The Journey Home program to reduce street homelessness is increasing the availability of mobile mental health units. The Journey Home will be taking mental health services to the homeless rather than hoping the homeless will come...