Coretta Scott
King headlined
the Martin
Luther King Jr. Commemoration.

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Working to Stay Clean
Tucked quietly inside Bayview's oldest building is a unique drug treatment program that's breaking the cycle of addiction and poverty.

If you want a job at Hopkins Data Services, you can count on one thing. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning, you'll be escorted to the bathroom to give a urine sample under observation. No excuses. No exceptions. Test negative for cocaine use and you can get down to business. Test positive and you're on your way home -- until the next day, when you can come back and try again. MORE

"We took the people who were not being helped. Eighty-five percent were in the welfare system."


In 1996, Kenneth Silverman established the Center for Learning and Health at Bayview to investigate the inter-related problems of poverty and substance abuse. Four years later, he launched Hopkins Data Services, where Robin Bost, foreground, and Yvonne Reed are in the business of staying drug-free.


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Catching Nature in the Act
A Lasker Award-winning science writer tackles the topic her own sources warned her about. MORE
CLOSE UP
A Message for All Seasons
With awards, music, and the unwavering testimony of the woman who knew Martin Luther King, Jr. best, Hopkins pauses to reflect on the life of the civil rights leader. MORE
WHO / WHAT
Serenity Reigns
Lava lamps, feg shui stones, and a Zen garden on Johns Hopkins Hospital's Cardiology Care Unit? MORE

 

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