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Civic Center »

Synthetic Marijuana Makes Users Act 'Totally Crazy,' Bratton Says

More homeless people have been taking the drug in the city, according to officials. 

Park Slope »

Chiara de Blasio the Face of a New Campaign to Help Teens With Depression

Teens at 10 city high schools can text "NYC Teen" to 65173 to receive help with feelings of depression.

West Village »

Housing for Formerly Homeless AIDS Patients Reopens After Sandy

The nation's first residence for people with HIV and AIDS, located in the West Village, has reopened.

West Village »

Housing for Formerly Homeless AIDS Patients Needs $1M to Reopen After Sandy

Residents of the Bailey-Holt House in the West Village are now scattered across the city.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Kurt Cobain Photographs on Show for First Time at NYC Gallery

Images taken of Kurt Cobain only months before he passed away 18 years ago are on view.

Manhattan »

Law Would Force City to Alert Neighbors on Methadone Clinic Openings

Margaret Chin proposes requiring the city to alert community boards of planned methadone clinics. 

East Village & Lower East Side »

Holiday Season a Tough Time for Recovering Addicts

For recovering substance abusers, the holiday season is often the hardest time. 

Manhattan »

City Sets Up New Website for Teen Issues

NYC Teen includes information on pregnancy prevention and drug abuse.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown Court Helps Ex-Criminals Become Better Dads

The Midtown Community Court, which supports alternatives to jail time, helps fathers with criminal histories.