Daily Planet marks 50 years of vital service to the community

“In 1969, concern about an epidemic of runaway and disaffected teens led to the creation of an organization offering a caring place with shelter, meals, health clinics and counseling without judgment.

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Daily Planet marks 50 years of vital service to the community

2 Richmond-based clinics will share in $3.4 million awarded to combat Virginia’s addiction crisis

RICHMOND, Va. — “Two Richmond-based health clinics are among 21 across Virginia that will share millions of dollars of federal funding to help combat the addiction crisis.

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2 Richmond-based clinics will share in $3.4 million awarded to combat Virginia’s addiction crisis

Daily Planet Health Services Uses Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

“Daily Planet Heath Services  in Richmond, VA, is a HRSA-funded health center and a National Committee for Quality Assurance-recognized patient-centered medical home serving anyone regardless of their ability to pay.

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Daily Planet Health Services Uses Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Community-Engaged Partnership Honored Alongside Governor

DPHS Receives Unsung Hero Innovation Award from Virginia Health Care Foundation “Daily Planet Health Services (DPHS) was awarded the Health Safety Net Innovation Award for Project IMPACT: Diabetes, a comprehensive program developed and delivered in partnership with VCU Health’s School of Pharmacy.

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Community-Engaged Partnership Honored Alongside Governor

City’s homeless population urged to seek higher ground

The pressure is on to help the Richmond area’s most vulnerable: The city’s homeless population. Crisis coordinators teamed up on Wednesday with the Richmond Police Department’s Hope Unit to urge those living on the streets to seek higher ground, and even offered some of them a ride to shelter.

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City’s homeless population urged to seek higher ground

RMHF Video: Aubrey Gholson by Field Studio

With “Richmond Health Equity: Video Portraits,” Hannah Ayers & Lance Warren (Field Studio) created video portraits of individuals and families in Richmond.

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RMHF Video: Aubrey Gholson by Field Studio

Virginia shows how Medicaid can help end the opioid crisis by German Lopez

Fawn Ricciuti started using opioids a decade ago, when she was enrolled in a New Jersey pain management program. What followed is the kind of story that’s been told thousands of times over the past few years as America’s opioid epidemic has grown: Her casual use of opioid painkillers over time turned into full-blown addiction.

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Virginia shows how Medicaid can help end the opioid crisis by German Lopez

Accessing Healthcare by Tharon Giddens

Medicaid expansion in Virginia and a new player in the ACA marketplace in metro Richmond should increase access to heath care coverage in 2019 While some questions surrounding Obamacare remain unresolved heading into 2019, more Virginians will be eligible for health care coverage courtesy of the state’s Medicaid expansion, and the ACA marketplace will have a new provider, Virginia Premier, available to metro Richmond residents.

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Accessing Healthcare by Tharon Giddens

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July Breaking Bread Schedule

Our Breaking Bread program entails groups purchasing food, preparing meals and then bringing it to the facility to serve the residents staying at our Medical Respite or Safe Haven programs.

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July Breaking Bread Schedule

Medicaid program expands access for addiction treatment, but the death toll continues to rise

By KATIE O’CONNOR Richmond Times-Dispatch May 6, 2018 It’s been over a year, and there are still days when Fawn Ricciuti wakes up with an aching need.

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Medicaid program expands access for addiction treatment, but the death toll continues to rise