1. A Window of Opportunity: Philanthropy’s Role in Eliminating Health Disparities through Integrated Health Care

    Can integrated health care, or systematically coordinated primary care and mental health services, help eliminate health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities and people with limited English proficiency? The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health posed this question at a roundtable discussion attended by national, regional, and local foundations that support...
  2. Directory of Organizations that Serve Rural Latino Communities: CA, FL, NC, OR, TX

    This resource lists all organizations that serve rural Latino communities in the following states: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon and Texas. The report lists academic institutions, health centers and clinics, community based organization, legal services, and other organizations along with their contact information. Population of focus: Rural Latino Communities Link to...
  3. The Hispanic and Latino LGBTTQ Community and its Behavioral Health Service Needs

    There is a higher rate of tobacco, alcohol, and substance use in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual and questioning (LGBTTQ) people, compared with heterosexuals; often associated with high levels of stress that comes from social prejudice and oppression, stigmatization, marginalization, and violence, and because of discrimination in employment, housing, relationship lack of recognition and health...
  4. YASP: Cafe Run by Young People Offers Mental Health Counselling

    Young Adults Services and Projects (Yasp) cafe is a cafe and also a drop-in centre and resource for 15 to 25-year-olds. Situated on the busy main street in the Manchester suburb of Levenshulme, Yasp was created by Manchester Mind 12 years ago in response to the high suicide rate among Manchester’s...
  5. One Voice, One Community: Building Strong and Effective Partnerships Among Community and Faith Organizations

    This guide offers communities strategies for developing partnerships with faith-based organizations to address the service needs of people with mental illness and substance use disorders. It also provides examples of such partnerships, and presents the challenges and benefits associated with the partnerships. Population of focus: Non-Profits & Faith-Based Organizations, Community Coalitions, Program...
  6. Ventanillas de Bienestar: Fundamentals of Outreach & Enrollment to Latinos

    Ventanillas de Bienestar is a webinar training initiative of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association developed to help community based organizations learn about effective outreach and enrollment strategies of uninsured Latino populations. With more than 50 millions Latinos in the United States and approximately 15 million who are uninsured, Ventanillas...
  7. The Role of Spirituality in the Treatment of Torture Survivors

    Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services Informational guide discusses spirituality as a protective factor and strength for torture survivors as well as the importance of spirituality in torture rehabilitation. Population of focus: Refugees and asylees Link to resource: Informational guide: The Role of Spirituality in the Treatment of Torture Survivors (pdf)...
  8. Systematically Targeting AIDS Reduction and Treatment

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: International Black Women’s Congress Description: The program’s goal is to provide HIV prevention and education to the underserved and hard-to-reach African American community. The agency is located in the oldest, low-income Black community in Norfolk; surrounded by three public housing developments. The agency is staffed by multigenerational, community-based...
  9. AIDS Care: A Call to Women of Color Social Gathering

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Description: A Call to Women of Color Social Gathering is a HIV/STD group level prevention intervention targeting women of color primarily African American and Latino women. The intervention curricula focuses on skill building related to sexual behavior, substance use, and health care seeking behaviors. The...