1. Viva PrEP: New Spanish-language HIV Prevention Tool

    El objetivo de Viva PrEP es incrementar la conciencia sobre PrEP como una herramienta efectiva para la prevención del VIH en la extensa comunidad latina, así como aumentar el uso de PrEP dentro de los hombres latinos que tienen sexo con hombres y de las mujeres transgénero. Co-developed by Instituto Familiar de la Raza (IFR) with input from the Latino community, Viva PrEP’s goal is to increase awareness of PrEP as an effective HIV prevention tool in the broader Latino community, as well...
  2. Strengthening Systems of Care and Learning with Native Communities From Birth to Career

    Supporting the development of responsive educational systems that provide a place-based, culturally appropriate education for young Native American children can help ensure their academic and social success at a foundational age, a report from the American Indian College Fund finds. The report, Tribal College and University Childhood Education Initiatives: Strengthening Systems of Care...
  3. Rural Opioid Educational Resources

    The number of Americans being impacted by the misuse and abuse of opioids has reached epidemic levels. As opioid overdoses become more common, a serious threat continues to be in rural communities that lack the capacity to deal with the issue on their own. The National Organization of State Offices of...
  4. Joining Community Forces to Strengthen and Sustain Human Services

    Families and communities are stronger when they have access to the vital building blocks of health and well-being. Community-based organizations, in partnership with the philanthropic and the government sector, provide those essential building blocks. A National Imperative: Joining Forces to Strengthen Human Services in America is a report commissioned by the...
  5. De Madre a Madre: Empowering Hispanic Mothers-to-Be

    With support from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), the De Madre a Madre team developed a series of culturally relevant stories to empower Hispanic mothers-to-be. Pregnancy and caring for newborns can be daunting times of life for new mothers, with unanticipated challenges and obstacles. For the...
  6. Black Women and HIV Prevention Pill PrEP

    Ending the HIV epidemic in Black communities will take multi-faceted, innovative, and intentional approaches. At CROI 2018, new data about PrEP uptake confirmed that of approximately 500,000 Black people who could potentially benefit from PrEP, only 7,000 prescriptions have been filled. This data underscores what has been known for a while: Black communities...
  7. City Health Dashboard: Social Determinants of Health Data in 500 Cities

    The City Health Dashboard, an online resource offering interactive insights into clinical data and social determinants of health, now covers 500 cities across the United States. The publicly available tool, developed by the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and in partnership with NYU’s Robert...
  8. National Prevention Week 2018 Toolkit (May 13 -19)

    National Prevention Week (NPW) is a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)-sponsored annual health observance dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health. The observance brings individuals, organizations, coalitions, states, and communities together through local events to raise awareness about the importance of...
  9. NNED Virtual Roundtable: The Impact of Opioid Addiction in Diverse Communities

    On May 9, 2018, on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the NNED convened a Virtual Roundtable: Voices from the Field on the Impact of Opioid Addiction in Diverse Communities.  In this Roundtable, panelists and participants were invited to discuss opioid addiction and treatment in communities of colors...
  10. Ten Principles for Building Urban Resilience

    Well-planned investments in urban resilience to mitigate the impacts of climate change can also improve a city’s economic performance and livability, a report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) finds. Funded by the Kresge Foundation and the New York Community Trust, the report, Ten Principles for Building Resilience, outlines the...