People First Winter 2017
PA Takes Action to Confront the Opioid Epidemic by Elisa Ludwig
While the opioid epidemic is raging across the United States, it is particularly rampant in Pennsylvania. To address this growing scourge, Governor Tom Wolf’s administration is taking unprecedented steps across multiple fronts.
PA Initiatives Fight the Prejudice and Discrimination Associated with Mental Health Conditions by Elisa Ludwig
In Pennsylvania there are numerous initiatives devoted to changing the way people think about mental health, to open minds—and doors. And such education is sorely needed.
Smashing the Golden Calf: How I Demolished a False Idol and Rebuilt My Life by Julie Greene
The author writes: “God is the passion within us all, the intense drive to act and do good in the world, to achieve and be who we are… Within each of us we will find everything we need to survive, thrive, and be happy.”