Mary’s Center: My Home Away from Home

By Raghad Makhlouf We are sharing this inspiring story from a Mary’s Center participant in honor of National Mental Health Month in May. Raghad Makhlouf When my husband and I arrived in the U.S. from Syria as asylu...

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 virus in our clinics, includ...

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 let someone know they are in distress and need help. Unfortunately, youth a...

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 strength. Stories from our...

Standing with Our Community

By Antonio Caro, Development OfficerLike 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 people who are unemployed, uninsured, and unfa...

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 video appointments with our providers are an excellent alternative to keep...

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 try to entice you with gimmicks, but there is no magic pill to keep you healthy. Systems ar...

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 the year. But thanks to the monthly support of community heroes like Dr. Mary Fairba...

Census 2020: You Matter. Get Counted.

The 2020 census is here! Starting this week, you and every resident in the United States will receive a notice in the mail asking you to complete the census. This questionnaire is sent from the Census Bureau and collects important information eve...

Empowering Through Knowledge: A Conversation About HIV/AIDS

By Magali Ceballos March 10, 2020 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The day sheds light on the impact that HIV/AIDS has on women and girls around the country, and supports those who are living with the in...