Violence, of any form, is a matter of public health

By Maria Gomez, President and CEO I write today with immense anger regarding the violence that continues to be inflicted on African Americans. This social epidemic builds fear and anger in our community causing our children to ...

A Daughter’s Determination

By Antonio Caro, Development Officer

The new Melhek that goes to college wants to take her degree and build healthier ...

Mary’s Center: My Home Away from Home

By Raghad Makhlouf

We are sharing this inspi...

PPE Donation Protects Mary’s Center Staff and Participants

During the current pandemic, Mary’s Center, like other health clinics, has encountered numerous challenges to obtaining personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect our staff and participants from the spread of the viru...

We All Have a Role to Play in Preventing Youth Suicide

By Rachel Osborn, LICSW, MSW, Senior Clinical Manager of School Based Mental Health

When a young person has a headache or stomachache, they typically don’t hesitate to l...

Stories from the Front Line: COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health

Uneasy. Anxious. Fearful. Many of us feel these emotions daily from the constant updates on COVID-19 cases, unemployment claims, and even deaths. But what keeps us strong and united are the stories of courage, care, and st...

Standing with Our Community

By Antonio Caro, Development Officer

Like you, we’ve been trying to make sense of these difficult times. Having to make extreme adjustments in our lives and priorities is no easy task – especially for peopl...

Home and Healthy: Skip the Waiting Room with Virtual Appointments

During these stressful and challenging times, self-care is essential, and that means continuing to look after your health.

Mary’s Center has found that virtual phone or ...

How to Support a Strong Immune System During COVID-19

By Kristina Rivera, MS, RDN

Finding ways to boost your immune system is all the rage these days amid the coronavirus crisis. The latest supplements may ...

Delivering Lasting Change

By Sara Hourwitz, Assistant Director of Individual Giving

Delivering lasting change to communities doesn’t happen overnight; it takes hard work every day of t...