Hanley Foundation Director of Public Policy Joshua Horton co-authored this article with Rene Perras.  “Arguably the greatest cause of incarceration in this country is due to substance use disorder and mental health issues. Over the past 40 years the incarceration rate has increased 700% due to the “war on drugs.” Despite this, drug overdose and...
Betty Pfefferbaum, M.D., J.D., and Carol S. North, M.D., M.P.E. - New England Journal of Medicine Uncertain prognoses, looming severe shortages of resources for testing and treatment and for protecting responders and health care providers from infection, imposition of unfamiliar public health measures that infringe on personal freedoms, large and growing financial losses, and conflicting...
Information on Testing PALM BEACH COUNTY'S INTERACTIVE TESTING MAP  This map  will help residents find the closest private or community based testing location for them. Several of the sites are government supported and have free testing with a variety of restrictions and processes. Many others are private labs, urgent care facilities...
Article Published on Florida Weekly Jonathan Engh, Chairman of the Board of the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida has announced that this year’s Annual Meeting of the Lee County Coalition will feature the presentation of the Hanley Foundation Prevention Superhero Award to Sheriff Carmine Marceno. This event is...
By Ashleigh Berke, Hanley Foundation Prevention Specialist As marijuana becomes legal in various capacities – a new challenge is presented for parents, caregivers and educators…How do you talk to kids about using a newly legal substance that is gaining societal acceptance and even the label of medicine among some?Regardless of your role in...
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By Michelle Duret, Hanley Foundation Prevention Specialist Even if you don’t light the cigarette yourself, you can still be impacted by the negative side effects of smoking. Secondhand smoke from tobacco products harms everyone in proximity, especially children. We must protect ourselves and future generations to come. Why is secondhand...
Content from The School District of Palm Beach County Tuesday and Thursday food distributions continue to be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 51 locations across the District. Grab & Go Meals are FREE to students 18 years of age and younger (22 years of age and younger for ESE students),...
COVID-19 Drive - Thru Testing Sites For up to date information on the locations click here. Internet Service Comcast is offering free internet access for families that qualify.  New Internet Essentials customers get two free months of Internet service if you apply and are approved by December...