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The Largest Health Disparity Gap in the Nation: What You Can Do to Close It

Sarah Linden, MPH

Project Coordinator, National Council for Behavioral Health

It’s a statistic you’ve probably seen before – people with serious mental illness die an average of 15 to 30 years younger than those without. This difference represents the largest health disparity in the U.S.; larger than gender, racial or socioeconomic differences. And unlike some of the other gaps that are slowly closing, it isn’t […]

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4 Ways to Make Patients with Traumatic Histories Feel Safe in Primary Care

May 18, 2016 | Primary Care | Trauma | Comments

Karen Johnson

Four ways that providers can help ensure safe and secure environments for their patients and, ultimately, develop trusting relationships with patients through trauma-informed primary care practices:

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