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    Employees/ staff

  1. 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...
  2. Coronavirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response Resources

    These fact sheets provide information and recommendations for healthcare personnel, families, leaders, and businesses to address the psychological and behavioral health impacts of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and...
  3. Value of Peers

    Peer support  encompasses a  range of activities and interactions between people who share similar experiences of being diagnosed with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, or both. This mutuality called “peerness”—between a  peer support   worker and person in or seeking recovery promotes connection and inspires hope. Peer support  offers...
  4. NNED Virtual Roundtable – Workplace Environment Matters: Strategies to Support & Retain Behavioral Health Staff Providing Services to Diverse Ethnic and Racial Populations

    When behavioral health organizations create environments that are diverse, inclusive, and equitable, staff are more likely to feel valued, experience a sense of belonging, and want to stay. Creating this kind of work environment often involves examining and breaking down structures, policies, and practices to address barriers and challenges that...
  5. Empowering Youth Engaging Schools (EYES) Initiative Standing Up to Bullying

    The Empowering Youth Engaging School (EYES) Initiative supports school leaders in effectively addressing bias, bullying, and other hurtful behaviors within their buildings and school communities. This initiative engages and empowers youth and communities to create safer schools by recognizing and reducing bias-based bullying behaviors. The National School Climate Center (NSCC) partners with Facing History and Ourselves (FHO),...
  6. Health Literacy Tools and Guidance from the CDC

    People prefer plain language—especially when it comes to their health. That is why October’s Health Literacy Month is a great time to highlight the importance of using plain language to improve health literacy. A cornerstone of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) work in HIV, “health literacy” is someone’s ability to...
  7. Nursing in 3D: Workforce Diversity, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health

    This supplement focuses on the accomplishments and lessons learned from the summit Nursing in 3D: Workforce Diversity, Health Disparities, and Social Determinants of Health. The topics featured during the Nursing in 3D summit and in this supplement are inextricably linked to health equity, a critical component of HRSA’s mission. The...
  8. Ventanillas de Salud Program

    Objectives: To build partnerships with diverse community organizations, local, state, and federal government agencies, faith based organizations and academic institutions. Description: The Campesinos Sin Fronteras (CSF) promotores program seeks to address uncoordinated, fragmented, silo-ed, and health care delivery systems that are difficult for consumers and families to access or navigate....
  9. Systems of Care: Care Management Organizations of New Jersey

    Objective: Monmouthcares and Atlantic Cape INK aim to stabilize the behavioral health needs of children and youth to keep them at home and in their communities. Monmouthcares aims to support and partner in planning with families and their children, so that goals of being successful at home, in school and in...
  10. Expansion of Outreach for Insurance Enrollment of Native American Children

    Background: Past outreach efforts were created many years ago to address the need to remain part of the community, educate the community about various health related issues, gather information about community needs, and increase the client population. Recent funding has allowed for a higher dedication to staff for outreach efforts to meet the needs of...