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Understanding Harm Reduction: Part 2 – Harm Reduction Advocates Step Up to Help People in Crisis
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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Key Ingredients in Response to the Pandemic: Peer Support Values
Martha Barbone, a peer specialist from Massachusetts, writes about the importance of person-centered support and shared lived experience during a pandemic.
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The Pandemic Illustrates How Important it is to Understand and Address ACEs
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
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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Consulting Corner: Laura Leone Creates Community Impact
In this third post in our Consulting Corner series, we speak with Laura Leone about her consulting journey, the integrated health model and her leadership style.
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Moving Forward this Black History Month – Setting Youth Up for Success
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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Turning COVID-19 Challenges into Opportunities: Tele-behavioral Health within Latino Communities
To overcome the barriers to accessing mental and behavioral health services experienced by many within the Latino and immigrant community in Southwest Florida, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc., in Venice, Fla., a participating site in the CoE’s collaborative, developed a solution that prioritized bi-lingual and bi-cultural outreach and service provision within their community.
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