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Syringe Access Program: Meeting People Where They’re At

GHS’s Syringe Access Program (SAP) strives to meet people where they’re at by using the harm reduction model to provide compassionate services to drug users who are not ready to quit. The program recognizes that there is still plenty of

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GLIDE 2013: Looking Ahead with Kristina Bautista

We continue January with GLIDE staff voices sharing their hopes and intentions for the coming year on our blog. Today’s submission comes from Kristina Bautista, GLIDE Health Services, EHR Analyst. What is your hope for our program participants this year?

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GLIDE Health Services: Esker-D’s Field of Dreams

GLIDE Health Services (GHS) provides high quality, comprehensive, culturally competent primary care and wellness services to the medically underserved. GHS patients are predominantly homeless or low income, racially diverse and a population that has great health disparities who would otherwise

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Patricia Dennehy Receives Irvine Leadership Award

by Joyce Sood, Communications Manager GLIDE Health Services (GHS) Director Dr. Patricia Dennehy was recently awarded the 2012 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award.  Out of pool of 300 nominees, Pat was one of only five to receive this prestigious award,

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Gong Hay Fat Choy: Happy Lunar New Year!

by Kristen Growney Yamamoto, co-Executive Director Gong Hay Fat Choy—Happy Lunar New Year!  I love to reflect in the New Year about what I accomplished (or not!) over the prior year, and to re-set priorities and goals for the future.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month at GLIDE

by Anna Schoenbrunner, GLIDE Health Services Americorps Vista In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’d like to share with you some news and information about a disease that accounts for 1 in 3 new cancer diagnoses in women,

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Tooth Travelers Bring Brighter Smiles to GLIDE!

by Steven Mach, GLIDE Health Services, SFCCC Americorps Member If you didn’t know, you may have thought that the van parked beside GLIDE was just another truck. Looking closer, you’d see that inside the van was the Tooth Travelers, a

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We're feeling so much gratitude for local businesses that find creative, kind and important ways to give back. Many thanks to the great folks @inkblaatinsoles for setting up a very "soleful" workshop at GLIDE a couple weeks ago. They donated and fitted hundreds of insoles for anyone in our community in need of a little more spring in their step.
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#givingback #comfyfeet #localbusiness #TenderloinLove #TenderloinSF #Community Today, the Meals Team kicked it into high gear and served a delicious #ValentinesDay meal of prime rib, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruit and hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries! Showing #unconditionallove to our folks. Happy V-Day to all! #givingback #foodjustice @paulfleming_restaurateur @hospitalityhousesf @tndcsf GLIDE wishes you a very #HappyValentinesDay. We invite you to think about love beyond romantic love; to consider #unconditionallove & what that might look like. #SafeInjectionSites are part of that vision for the #Tenderloin and for people suffering from the #opiodcrisis across the nation.
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With Director Barbara Garcia’s announcement over a week ago, SF is now poised to be the first city in the country to open a SIS. Given these recent developments, we have re-posted excerpts from an earlier interview with Paul Harkin, manager of GLIDE Harm Reduction, who speaks to the scope of the problem and to the arguments in favor of SIS as a viable, compassionate & rational approach. Click the link in our bio to read!
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#RealTalk #harmreduction #harmreductionsaveslives @harmreductioncoalition Thanks to a creative & enthusiastic group of volunteers, GLIDE can once again serve a special #valentinesday dessert to our guests tomorrow: hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries! 🍫🍓❤️ Thank you to our board member Nicole and everyone who helped out today! #JustDesserts #givingback #TerrificTuesday #GLIDEfoodies #SFfoodie

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