Commentary: Death certificate delays hurt New York’s opioid fight

New York has one of the worst records on timely death certificate completions. A public health expert outlines ways to…

April 19 @ 1:49 pm

Wider access to Narcan helps rural communities fight overdose deaths

The FDA recently made it easier for people to obtain a powerful overdose-reversing medicine. Narcan previously required a prescription, but…

April 5 @ 1:46 pm

Higher Education: Psychedelic Research Finds a Home in Academia

In a previous issue (32.1), we profiled universities across the United States and Canada that have embraced the promise and…

March 16 @ 1:45 pm

A Social Worker Focuses on the Youngest Children to Make a Difference in Their Lives

Brenda Jones Harden shares her journey from working in New York City’s child welfare system to becoming a researcher and…

March 16 @ 1:43 pm

How Immigrants Fuel New York City’s Economy

Cara Eisenpress, senior tech reporter at Crain’s New York, and Neeraj Kaushal, professor of social policy at the Columbia School…

March 8 @ 2:34 pm

Income Inequality in America Hasn’t Risen in a Decade. It May Not Feel Like It.

The U.S. may have the highest level of income inequality of the G7 nations, but new research suggests that disparity…

October 7, 2022 @ 2:31 pm

Why we shouldn’t tiptoe around who is at highest risk for monkeypox infection

“We don’t want to add stigma to a delicate situation, but then our messaging becomes so broad that nobody knows…

August 24, 2022 @ 8:50 pm

$1M Grant for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Training Program for Social Workers & Nurses at Columbia University & University of Pennsylvania

Two schools at major U.S. universities are developing a collaborative initiative to educate social workers and nurses about psychedelic-assisted therapy…

July 29, 2022 @ 7:46 pm

Making It Happen for Yourself

Earlier this month, Trina Nurse graduated from the School of Social Work as part of the Class of 2022. She…

July 5, 2022 @ 2:31 pm

Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned: Here Are Five Actions to Take

Roe v. Wade has been overturned. We knew the decision was coming, but that doesn’t take away the pain the…

June 24, 2022 @ 3:54 pm

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