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Oct 21, 2019

In this episode, we speak with employees of Esperanza Health Center, which provides affordable, bilingual health care services in North Philadelphia. Rosa, Janneza and Executive Director Susan Post discuss stigma surrounding the Kensington community and the need for culturally competent care when providing substance use disorder treatment and services.

Esperanza’s new health center opened in Kensington on September 30. For more information, visit the website.

Hosted by Heather Major, Director of Programs for Independence Blue Cross Foundation.

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