Introducing Our New Brand Look

“With this rebranding, we are not changing Mary’s Center’s philosophy—we are making sure every person knows that we are here to serve them. This rebranding is an opportunity to truly demonstrate our values of inclusivity, support, and connection,...

5 Ways To Support A Loved One Addicted To Opioids

The statistics are simply staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every day more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. Addiction to opioids — including prescription painkiller, h...

8 Tips to Boost Your Reproductive Health

Are you trying to get pregnant? Here are some tips from one of Mary’s Center’s reproductive health experts 1.    Take Prenatal Vitamins. Prenatal vitamins are an important tool to reduce the risk of certain birth defec...

Tips to Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring is a great time to adopt some new habits and set yourself on the path to a long and healthy life! Here are some simple suggestions from two of Mary’s Center’s dietitians, Jessie Lupo and Megan Mauer, to get you started. H...

5 Facts You Should Know About Child Vaccinations

Millions of parents immunize their children each year, but others still have doubts, because of misinformation and misconceptions. It is very important for you to know the truth about vaccines. Your child’s life depends on it. One of our pediatri...

Transgender Services at Mary’s Center: Supporting You on Your Health Journey

From a small basement clinic offering prenatal care in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of DC in 1988, Mary’s Center has grown into an all-encompassing community health center offering medical, dental, behavioral health, education and social service...

From Stigma to Strength: HIV Wellness & the Mary’s Center Social Change Model

On World AIDS Day, we invite you to read this blog by Ben Siegelman of our Health Promotion team on how Mary’s Center is making a difference. “Every time I take my medicine, I cry. Every day, I have to take this little pill and remem...

DON’T FALL FOR THESE MYTHS ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S ORAL HEALTH!

Pediatrician Dr. Maria Marquez is passionate about children’s oral health. In this blog, Dr. Marquez, who is also the Medical Director of Mary’s Center’s new site in Fort Totten, Washington, DC, dispels some myths about dental health and shares s...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: 7 Things You Can Do to Help Our Vulnerable Communities

In recent weeks,  Mary’s Center  has heard from so many of you expressing concern for the communities we serve and wanting to help our participants as they face uncertainty during these trying times due to recent executive orders. First...

Say “Stop” to Bulling!

Twenty-two percent of US students say they have been bullied, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics1. We asked Mary’s Center School-Based Mental Health therapist Vanessa León about this distressing phenomenon ...