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CHANCES is Now Accepting Referrals!

CHANCES ImageCHANCES is an outpatient and intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment program for women, and women with children, conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia (12th and Callowhill Streets), which is easily accessible by public transportation. CHANCES works with women with substance abuse issues and/or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, many of whom are currently involved in the criminal justice, child welfare, social service and/or behavioral health systems.

Trying to Quit Smoking?

Smoking is both a physicial addiction and psychological habit, so whether you've recently started smoking or you're a lifetime pack-a-day smoker, quitting can be hard. 

Why is Foot Care Important for Diabetics?

As a diabetic, it is especially important that you care for your feet properly and pay attention to any changes that occur. High blood glucose levels can cause damage to the nerves that lead to your feet (also known as diabetic neuropathy). When the nerves are damaged it is possible to develop wounds on your feet that go unnoticed. These wounds can lead to serious infection and possibly amputation. Taking the proper steps to care for your feet can prevent this from happening.

Tips to Help You Communicate at Your Next Appointment

PHMC is concerned about your health and wants to hear from you! Communication with your provider is an important part of your health care. Getting ready for an appointment may not only save time, but your life. Read on for to help you prepare for and navigate through your next appointment so you can feel you best.

PHMC Welcomes Calcutta House

PHMC has welcomed Calcutta House to its affiliate family. Founded in 1987, Calcutta House focuses on providing housing for people living with HIV/AIDS because a stable place to live is the foundation for the most effective and compassionate treatment, management and prevention of the disease.