The latest news + events

Announcements

PHLpreK LOI announcement

Attention pre-K providers! PHLpreK is expanding to 3,300 seats in September 2019. Apply to join the program. LOIs are required and due no later than 5:00 p.m. Philadelphia, PA, local time, on December 14, 2018. Learn more and submit your LOI.

Upcoming events

  • Nov
    21
    Parent Café
    8:45 am to 10:45 am
    General Phillip Kearny School, 601 Fairmount Ave., Phila., PA

    Parent Café

    November 21, 2018
    8:45 am to 10:45 am, 2 hours
    General Phillip Kearny School, 601 Fairmount Ave., Phila., PA
    map
    Bethanna, CUA # 8
    Registration: Carlotta Stafford (267) 524-2470) or Karisa Barlow (267)294-1231
  • Nov
    21
    2018 Narcan: Overdose Prevention Training
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    801 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    2018 Narcan: Overdose Prevention Training

    November 21, 2018
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm, 2 hours
    801 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    map
    Participants will learn: How to recognize harm-reduction approaches to high-risk behaviors, including substance misuse The immediate protocols for effectively administering Naloxone (Narcan), the life-saving medication developed to help prevent fatal opioid overdoses The importance of the Good Samaritan Act 139 and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Standing Order for Naloxone (Narcan) To register visit: DBHIDS_narcan2018.eventbrite.com For more information, visit DBHIDS.org/opioid or email pamela.mcclenton@phila.gov LEARN MORE: https://www.facebook.com/events/956023684565851/?event_time_id=956023701232516
  • Nov
    21
    DBHIDS Naloxone Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    801 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 7th Floor Large Conference Room

    DBHIDS Naloxone Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training

    November 21, 2018
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm, 2 hours
    801 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 7th Floor Large Conference Room
    map

    Register here  

    In an effort to increase awareness and enhance overall knowledge of the opioid epidemic’s impact on our region, the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), is offering monthly lifesaving Naloxone (Narcan) Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training.

    Join us for an informative session and learn to become a trained ambassador of overdose prevention methods. The combined DBHIDS 2016 and 2017 Naloxone (Narcan) Overdose Prevention & Rescue training series, has trained approximately 1000 individuals; and distributed upwards of 250 Narcan kits.

    Naloxone (Narcan) Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training participants will learn:

    • How to recognize harm-reduction approaches to high-risk behaviors, including substance misuse
    • The immediate protocols for effectively administering Naloxone (Narcan), the life-saving medication developed to help prevent fatal opioid overdoses
    • The importance of the Good Samaritan Act 139 and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Standing Order for Naloxone (Narcan)

    For more information, visit the Mayor's Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia


  • Nov
    21
    DBHIDS Naloxone Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    801 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 7th Floor Large Conference Room

    DBHIDS Naloxone Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training

    November 21, 2018
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm, 2 hours
    801 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 7th Floor Large Conference Room
    map

    Register here  

    In an effort to increase awareness and enhance overall knowledge of the opioid epidemic’s impact on our region, the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), is offering monthly lifesaving Naloxone (Narcan) Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training.

    Join us for an informative session and learn to become a trained ambassador of overdose prevention methods. The combined DBHIDS 2016 and 2017 Naloxone (Narcan) Overdose Prevention & Rescue training series, has trained approximately 1000 individuals; and distributed upwards of 250 Narcan kits.

    Naloxone (Narcan) Overdose Prevention & Rescue Training participants will learn:

    • How to recognize harm-reduction approaches to high-risk behaviors, including substance misuse
    • The immediate protocols for effectively administering Naloxone (Narcan), the life-saving medication developed to help prevent fatal opioid overdoses
    • The importance of the Good Samaritan Act 139 and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Standing Order for Naloxone (Narcan)

    For more information, visit the Mayor's Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia


  • Nov
    21
    Toddler Storytime at Kensington Branch
    10:30 am to 11:30 am
    Kensington Library, 104 Dauphin St, Philadelphia, PA 19133, USA

    Toddler Storytime at Kensington Branch

    November 21, 2018
    10:30 am to 11:30 am, 1 hour
    Kensington Library, 104 Dauphin St, Philadelphia, PA 19133, USA
    map
    Join us at this weekly storytime for ages 2-6!

Top