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    In-language services

  1. Toma las riendas (Take the reins): Campaign Helps Spanish Speakers Compare Treatment Options

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is partnering with Hispanic-serving organizations to promote the Agency’s Spanish-language resources and to encourage consumers to become more active partners in their health care. AHRQ’s easy-to-read resources help consumers understand the benefits and risks...
  2. The Hispanic and Latino LGBTTQ Community and its Behavioral Health Service Needs

    There is a higher rate of tobacco, alcohol, and substance use in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual and questioning (LGBTTQ) people, compared with heterosexuals; often associated with high levels of stress that comes from social prejudice and oppression, stigmatization, marginalization, and violence, and because of discrimination in employment, housing, relationship lack of recognition and health...
  3. Ventanillas de Bienestar: Fundamentals of Outreach & Enrollment to Latinos

    Ventanillas de Bienestar is a webinar training initiative of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association developed to help community based organizations learn about effective outreach and enrollment strategies of uninsured Latino populations. With more than 50 millions Latinos in the United States and approximately 15 million who are uninsured, Ventanillas...
  4. AIDS Care: A Call to Women of Color Social Gathering

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Description: A Call to Women of Color Social Gathering is a HIV/STD group level prevention intervention targeting women of color primarily African American and Latino women. The intervention curricula focuses on skill building related to sexual behavior, substance use, and health care seeking behaviors. The...
  5. Toolkit for Community Conversations About Mental Health

    The Toolkit for Community Conversations About Mental Health is designed to be a resource to help those interested in holding a conversation about mental health. It is comprised of three parts described below, that will help communities and groups plan and facilitate a dialogue about mental health. Information Brief |...
  6. Asegurate Campaign: Partnership Aims to Educate Latinos about the Affordable Care Act

    The “Asegúrate” Latino media partnership, known as “Get Covered,” is a partnership between The California Endowment, a private, health foundation; Covered California, the state’s health benefit marketplace; and the largest Spanish-language media outlets, including Univision, Telemundo, and La Opinion-impreMedia. This innovative partnership aims to educate Latinos about the Affordable Care...
  7. Fishing for Fitness: Promoting Good Health in Cambodian Boys and Men

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: The Cambodian Family Description: The Fishing for Fitness project incorporates cultural activities for Cambodian boys and men. The health education is then delivered through group discussions and focuses on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mental health. Food and snacks are served during the events. The idea for the project...
  8. Intensive Family Services: Innovation in Prevention and Early Intervention

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Casa Pacifica Objective: Provide help to abused, neglected or at risk children and their families. Description: Intensive Family Services (IFS) is a short term, early intervention/prevention community based service developed to provide support and linkage to the community for families that have come to the attention of...