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Racism’s Impact on Mental Health

April 16, 2021 | From the CEO | Population Health | Comments
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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Racism has consequences. While that may be intuitive, our understanding about the consequences of racist behavior continues to evolve and raise our awareness.

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The Impact of Abuse on Children

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Lauren A. Wills, MPH

Project Coordinator, Practice Improvement & Consulting

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month when the United States recognizes the importance of strengthening families to prevent child abuse and neglect. For decades, these acts of cruelty inflicted on children have been labeled as “very serious,” yet the rates of abuse continue to rise.

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Understanding Harm Reduction: Part 3 – Harm Reduction Advocates Face Hurdles and Hope

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William Glanz

Senior Writer, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

One section tucked in the American Rescue Plan – President Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package that he signed into law on March 11 – gave harm reduction organizations more optimism than they’ve had in years that opportunities would replace obstacles.

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Understanding Harm Reduction: Part 2 – Harm Reduction Advocates Step Up to Help People in Crisis

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William Glanz

Senior Writer, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Hundreds of harm reduction advocates throughout the nation are working tirelessly to provide supplies and educate people about harm reduction in the midst of a devastating overdose crisis and a pandemic that has contributed to overdose deaths.

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Understanding Harm Reduction: Part 1 – National Council Distributes Grants to 16 Harm Reduction Organizations to Address Nation’s Overdose Crisis

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William Glanz

Senior Writer, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

To address the nation’s overdose crisis the CDC has initiated a new program, administered by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, to promote harm reduction strategies through a series of 16 grants to organizations across the country with harm reduction initiatives.

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The Pandemic Illustrates How Important it is to Understand and Address ACEs

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Joe Parks, MD

Medical Director, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

One year into the ACEs Aware grant, a state-led initiative under California Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris, MD, we know more than ever about the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress on young people.

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Workforce development: We Must Fill the Talent Pool

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By Chuck Ingoglia and Mohini Venkatesh

President and CEO of the National Council, and vice president of business and strategy, respectively

While last summer’s protests throughout the nation exposed the enormous scope and scale of structural racism in America – and the generations of pain it has caused – it also provided opportunities to talk about where racism persists, how it harms people and what we can do to rectify racial inequity.

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During Black History Month, Let’s Commit Ourselves to Improving the Mental Health of Black Americans

February 8, 2021 | From the CEO | Population Health | Comments
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Chuck Ingoglia

President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

As we observe Black History Month, it’s vital to our national wellbeing that we both acknowledge and address health inequity so we can meaningfully improve the lives of all Americans.

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Moving Forward this Black History Month – Setting Youth Up for Success

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J'Neal Woods

Project Coordinator, Practice Improvement and Consulting

Black History Month is rarely used as an opportunity to discuss and understand the toll of overcoming historical adversity and its long-lasting effects on our mental health. It’s time we start.

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Keeping Clients and Staff Safe in Residential Treatment; Lessons Learned throughout COVID-19

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Patti Mohling, LMSW, CADC

Counselor/Preauthorization Coordinator, Pathways Behavioral Services

Pathways Behavioral Services, a participating site in the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solution’s collaborative in Waterloo, IA, implemented new rehabilitative services protocols in response to COVID-19 to ensure they could remain open and continue to provide services to those experiencing SUD or transitioning back into the community from the criminal justice system.

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