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    Elderly

  1. Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

    During Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. During the observance in May, OMH honors the rich culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders and raises awareness of...
  2. African American Addiction and Mental Health Support

    Many mental health issues go under-reported in the African American community. While the prevalence of mental health issues among African Americans is on par with their Caucasian counterparts overall, certain age groups, such as adolescents, experience more mental health issues than their white peers. African Americans in the United States...
  3. The Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 6

    The Behavioral Health Barometer: United States, Volume 6: Indicators as measured through the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, is one of a series of national, regional, and state reports that provide a snapshot of behavioral health in the...
  4. Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit

    The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) created the Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit. This toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing programs to address social determinants of health in rural communities across the United States. This toolkit will supplement and expand on...
  5. Tips for Survivors of a Pandemic: Managing Stress

    This tip sheet describes common reactions after pandemics and other disasters and suggests ways to cope. It also covers financial stress and signs of the urgent need for mental health assistance and lists sources of help and support. A pandemic is an epidemic of disease that often spreads quickly across...
  6. Asian American and Pacific Islander Families Facing COVID-19 Discrimination

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have far-reaching health and economic consequences for the American public. But for many, especially Asian Americans, the effects extend beyond medical and financial concerns. Many Asian American are facing discrimination everyday. The Division of the American Psychological Association has created public service announcements for Asian...
  7. Two-Generation Approach in Services in Colorado

    The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) uses a two‐generation approach to guide all of the services. The two-gen approach encourages CDHS programs to serve children and their caregivers together, to harness the family’s full potential, to put the entire family on a path to permanent economic security, and health....
  8. The Opioid Crisis and the Hispanic/Latino Population: An Urgent Issue (English/Spanish Version)

    The latest issue brief from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) presents data on the prevalence of opioid misuse and death rates in the Hispanic/Latinx population; contextual factors and challenges to prevention and treatment; innovative outreach and engagement strategies to connect people to evidence-based treatment; and the importance of community voice. The...
  9. Taking on the “Perfect Storm”: Faith-based Organizations and Partnerships Address COVID-19 and Critical Behavioral Health Needs in Communities of Color

    July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This July, communities are facing the “perfect storm” of crises that are deepening the disparities in mental health and wellbeing. The current COVID-19 pandemic, economic crisis, behavioral health crisis, and the civil unrest stemming from recent incidents of police brutality has impacted...