Innovative Interventions

An Afrocentric LGBTQ+ Mental Health Revolution in San Francisco

September 17, 20213 min read

While there are mental health services in San Francisco for those living in the margins, there is a clear lack of support and resources for assisting the Black community from within the community. Dr. April Silas, Executive Director of the…

Understanding the COVID-19 Impact on Latino Families: First-of-Its-Kind Research Project on the Effects of COVID-19 on Undocumented and Mixed-Status Families in Georgia

August 23, 20212 min read

COVID-19 exacerbated many existing challenges faced by Latino families, such as economic hardship, food insecurity and housing instability. To understand the impact, Ser Familia partnered with Thrive Research Lab at Emory University to conduct a first-of-its-kind study with the families…

NNED Virtual Roundtable: Creating and Enhancing Pathways to a Racially/Ethnically Diverse Behavioral Health Workforce

August 9, 20215 min read

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…

Wyoming Trauma Telehealth Treatment Clinic

July 30, 20213 min read

Domestic violence and other crimes like sexual assault can cause survivors to experience depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other mental health conditions. Rural survivors face significant barriers in seeking treatment for these conditions. The Wyoming Trauma Telehealth Treatment Clinic…

New Hampshire’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports for Behavioral Health and Wellness

July 22, 20212 min read

Students face myriad social, emotional, and behavioral challenges that undermine academic achievement. Children’s needs for mental health care are largely unmet; between 14 to 20% of children and adolescents (aged 8-15) experience a mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder each year…

Mobile Health Units for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

June 18, 20214 min read

The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) received a federal State Opioid Response grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help increase access to treatment for opioid use disorder. OBH partnered…

NNED Virtual Roundtable: Partnering to Strengthen the Behavioral Health Infrastructure and Capacity in Communities of Color

May 19, 20214 min read

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…

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