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    storytelling

  1. Advancing Health Equity in Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting

    Applying a health equity frame during every phase of the data process can help communities understand and address the root causes of persistent health disparities. Marijata Daniel-Echols, PhD, Director of the Center for Health Equity Practice at the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI), and James Bell, MSW, Director of Policy...
  2. Anxy Magazine: Destigmatizing Mental Illness Through Storytelling

    Nearly half of American adults develop a mental illness in their lifetime; depression affects 350 million people worldwide. Yet the struggle to be well is still a shameful secret so many of us lock away—despite the fact that it drives so many of us. Anxy is changing that. Anxy is...
  3. Sin Vergüenza: A Bilingual HIV Prevention Themed Telenovela Webseries

    The classic, persistent themes of Spanish-language soap operas, also known as telenovelas, get a refreshing, enthralling update in Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame). Presented in English as well as Spanish, and imagined and realized by California’s vast AltaMed health care network, the aim of the show is to “educate without being...
  4. Voz y Corazon: Suicide Prevention Program for Latina Teens

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teenagers and young adults in Colorado, according to the 2014-2015 report from the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention. Latina teens have an alarmingly high rate of suicide attempts. Now one group is trying to change that with the help of adult...
  5. A Circle of Healing for Native Children Endangered by Drugs

    This video series features programs and practices that integrate Native stories and cultural traditions to help children, families, and communities in Indian Country to heal from substance abuse-related trauma. Tribal leaders, service providers, and survivors share testimonials and practices to inform, guide, and inspire tribal communities as they work to...
  6. Echoes of Incarceration: Documentary by Youth with Incarcerated Parents

    Echoes of Incarceration is an award-winning documentary initiative produced by youth with incarcerated parents. The project explores the issue of mass incarceration and its effects on families, and creates documentary films told from the life experiences of the filmmakers themselves. The project is a collaboration between filmmaker Jeremy Robins and...
  7. Elders Talking Circle: A Reminiscence Story Sharing Group

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Denver Indian Health and Family Services Description: The Elders Talking Circle helps to relieve participants’ symptoms related to dis-empowerment, these include anxiety, denial, despair, isolation, grief or loss, and helplessness. The process of life review and reminiscence, which is part of the Talking Circle, builds empowerment by helping participants...