Since February 2022, the two Overdose Prevention Centers [OPC] in East Harlem and Washington Heights have been visited 10,470 times by 857 individual participants, and have intervened in 180 overdoses, according to data provided by the nonprofit that runs the sites, OnPoint NYC, on March 9th, 2022. Most importantly, all individuals who suffered an overdose [...]
Alexandra Nyman, Founder of LadyCat, Stands with the Recovery Community
On Tuesday, our president made bold claims of his administration's desire to end the opioid crisis that has plagued our nation for generations. A number of bills sit on the congress floor waiting to pass ranging from the MAT Act (S.445 - 117th Congress 2021-2022; the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act of 2021) to the Opioid [...]
Break Free NYFW: Fashion Show
Break Free NYFW is an immersive runway experience of art, design, fashion, and social issues. The show will be held during New York Fashion Week on Monday, February 14th, 2022 at 7pm ET. 6 pm: Doors open to the venue, enjoy virtual highlights from our virtual panels or walk the red carpet 7 pm: The [...]
World Suicide Prevention Day 2021
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States across all age groups. A total of 44,193 suicides occur each year, or 121 suicides per day. Substance use is a risk factor for both suicide attempts and death by suicide. Compared with the general population, individuals with alcohol dependence and persons who [...]
Gabbie Hanna and Jessi Smiles Timeline
The narcissistic abuser, Gabbie Hanna, strikes again. But this time, her lies have only damaged herself. On June 4th, Buzzfeed wrote an article on Hanna trying to get to the bottom of why everyone is so mad with her. Spoiler alert, its because she is a narcissist who tried to leverage her friend's rape and [...]
What is Dramageddon 4?
We are officially in dramageddon 4 territory. One common thread I have noticed between dramageddon 1, dramageddon 2, karmageddon, and dramageddon 3 is the recurring cast of characters. In this case it is Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star, and Trisha Paytas with special guest, Hair by Jay. This tea has been brewing for a while and [...]
The Vogue Cover Controversy: Vice President Kamala Harris
The great Vogue cover controversy. Was it an accident? A lapse in judgement? A one off mistake? No, it was yet another example of Anna Wintour's attempt to keep in touch with the modern era and falling flat. Her love of piss filters and amateur Photoshop techniques has led many to leave the glorified fashion [...]
The Last Four Years
Does Journalistic Integrity Mean Anything in the Era of Tea?
Whenever I hear the phrase "journalistic integrity", call me old fashioned, but I immediately think of Walter Cronkite. During his time as a journalist, Cronkite reported on bombings during WWII, the Nuremberg trials, the Vietnam War, Watergate, the Iran Hostage Crisis, and the assassinations of President JFK, MLK Jr., and John Lennon. At one point, [...]
What’s The Tea?
Within the beauty and fashion communities, there are is a lot of insider lingo, that unless you are an avid follower, you may have no idea what your favorite vlogger is talking about. Below is a list of definitions to help you navigate the sometimes confusing slang used by the industry's top creators. Beat: “beat” [...]