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Little Free Libraries offer books to community readers

Header image: Little Free Library located outside Healing House. Photo by Dorri Partain, The Northeast News We are so excited and grateful for the donation of TWO Little Free Library’s made by the Finkelstein’s! They are located outside of Bobbi-Jo’s House and Mama Judi’s House. We can’t wait to see what the neighborhood is reading! Additional Locations in Northeast Kansas City: The St. Francis – 300 Gladstone Blvd. Kansas City Museum – 3218 Norledge (north side) Grace United Community Church…

KC drug advocate speaks up as KCPD is seeing more deadly fentanyl overdoses

Brenda Peters, C.P.S., of Healing House, Inc., sat down with KCTV-5 news twice in March to discuss the rising overdose death rates, specifically those caused by the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Fentanyl is the same substance the KCPD is seeing many people in the metro dying from, especially young people 15 to 24 years old. They said that, between 2019 and 2020, the KC metro saw a 149% increase in overdose deaths by the synthetic opioid. Read the full articles here: March…