1. Empowering Communities to Address Health Disparities: Practical Steps to Take at the Local Level

    This webinar presents ways to enhance community capacity and readiness to engage in activities aimed at identifying and addressing behavioral health disparities. It also offers strategies for improving local-level assessment practices and practical approaches for evaluating community-based interventions aimed at reducing these disparities. Population of focus: Communities Link to resource:...
  2. Supporting LGBTQ Youth: What Peer Educators Need to Know

    Administration for Children and Families grantee Northwest Network of Bisexual, Transgender, Lesbian & Gay Survivors of Abuse shares innovative approaches to working with LGBTQ youth to build healthy relationships and communities. Attendees will learn about Love+ a domestic and sexual violence prevention project that works with young people to build...
  3. Applying Proven Strategies to Reduce Racial & Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System

    This webinar was offered to states participating in the initiative “Improving Diversion Policies and Programs for Justice Involved Youth with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders: An Integrated Policy Academy/Action Network Initiative.” This initiative is an effort to increase the number of youth with co-occurring mental and substance use...
  4. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

    July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and the month offers organizations of all types and sizes a wonderful opportunity to create mental health awareness in diverse communities. The US House of Representatives proclaimed July as this special month in 2008, aiming to improve access to mental health treatment...