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  1. Resources for LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2021

    In June Pride Month is celebrated, the nation recognizes the valuable contributions of LGBTQ+ individuals across America, and we reaffirm our commitment to standing in solidarity with LGBTQ+ Americans in their ongoing struggle against discrimination and injustice. Population of Focus: LGBTQ+ Links to Resources: Read the full proclamation A Proclamation...
  2. NNED Virtual Roundtable: Partnering to Strengthen the Behavioral Health Infrastructure and Capacity in Communities of Color

    2021 Virtual Roundtable Series: Community-Based Organizations Build Pathways to Behavioral Health Equity for Communities of Color Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and racial disparities, community-based organizations (CBOs) have elevated their response to the behavioral health needs of racially/ethnically diverse communities. The 2021 National Network to Eliminate Disparities in...
  3. 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...
  4. Addressing the Specific Needs of Women for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

    This Advisory is based on TIP 51, Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women. It offers guidance to providers and administrators about the particular needs of women during substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. Initiation of substance use by women is often related to family or partner use, a co-occurring mood disorder...
  5. Treatment for Youth and Young Adults With Mood Disorders and Other Serious Emotional Disturbances and Co-Occurring Substance Use

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) had published this guide that reviews interventions on treating substance misuse and substance use disorders (SUD) in youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED), distills the research into recommendations for practice, and provides examples of the ways that these recommendations can be...
  6. Resources for Women’s History Month 2021

    National Women’s History Month in March celebrates the contributions that women have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality and deepens our understanding of our Nation’s history. Populations of focus: Women Links: Learn more about Women’s History Month. Check out the resource library on Women’s History...
  7. The Rural Telemental Health (RTMH) Program in Oregon

    Since 2009, the Rural Telemental Health (RTMH) program has been improving access to mental healthcare for rural veterans in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The RTMH program, stationed at the Portland VA Medical Center, was started with funding from the VHA Office of Rural Health. Instead of needing to drive long distances to...
  8. COVID-19 Food Disparities with Minorities

    The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families has released a publication on “During COVID-19, 1 in 5 Latino and Black Households with Children Are Food Insufficient“. Many Latinx and Black households with children are struggling to obtain enough food to feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and...