1. Elluam Tungiinun: Culturally Based Program for Substance Abuse Prevention in Alaska Native Communities

    Elluam Tungiinun (Toward Wellness) is a prevention trial to test the efficacy of the project’s culturally based approach to suicide and substance abuse prevention in three Yup’ik communities in southwest Alaska. The Elluam Tungiinun project uses the Qungasvik (Toolbox) Manual. The Qungasvik has 36 cultural and bicultural activities designed to build...
  2. Trevor Lifeguard Workshop for Suicide Prevention in LGBTQ Youth

    Trevor Lifeguard Workshop is a 1-hour interactive workshop for high school and college-age youth that describes the mental health, suicide, and self-care resources provided by The Trevor Project. There are two versions of the workshop: one for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and one for general youth...
  3. Using Social Media to Prevent HIV among African American and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men

    Facebook and other social networking technologies could serve as effective tools for preventing HIV infection among at-risk groups, suggests a study titled Online Social Networking for HIV Education and Prevention: A Mixed-Methods Analysis. Researchers found that African American and Latino men who have sex with men voluntarily used health-related Facebook...
  4. Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence and Trauma

    This video discusses how violence and trauma affect children, including the serious and long-lasting consequences for their physical and mental health; signs that a child may be exposed to violence or trauma; and the staggering cost of child maltreatment to families, communities, and the Nation. Victims lend their voices to...
  5. Reducing Disparities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Populations in California

    A first-of-its-kind survey finds California mental health providers still not embracing certain segments of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Thousands of people responded to the survey, coordinated by the LGBTQ Reducing Disparities Project. “Providers were more comfortable for example with people who are gay or lesbian versus people...
  6. Ventanillas de Salud Program

    Objectives: To build partnerships with diverse community organizations, local, state, and federal government agencies, faith based organizations and academic institutions. Description: The Campesinos Sin Fronteras (CSF) promotores program seeks to address uncoordinated, fragmented, silo-ed, and health care delivery systems that are difficult for consumers and families to access or navigate....
  7. Exercise Solution for Mental Health

    Objective: To promote regular exercise as a viable coping mechanism for mental illness and general mental health. Description: The Exercise Solution consists of regular exercise, proper nutrition and expressive writing all working together to meet the goals of each individual client, as he or she works to achieve and maintain good mental...
  8. Health and Wellness Online Community for Black Women

    Objective: To promote physical and mental health and wellness among African American women. Description: BlackWomensHealth.com (BWH) is an online community founded by David P. Pryor, M.D., a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician. This site informs the community about health issues through articles and current events and is dedicated to helping community...