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Integrated Approaches to Improving Rural Health Equity and Access
Rural communities face a unique set of health inequities that are not as common in urban areas. Two main contributors to this disparity are structural urbanism and the mental health and recovery services workforce shortage which disproportionately affects rural health service delivery.
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Screening for Success
Providers such as Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc. are joining other providers participating in the National Council’s Learning Collaborative to assist in implementing YSBIRT in primary care settings to identify, reduce and prevent alcohol and drug use, misuse and dependence among adolescents ages 12 to 18.
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Americans & Alcohol: A Sobering Situation
We already know the pandemic has increased anxiety and harmed mental health. The stress caused by the pandemic also led to dramatic increase in drinking.
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National Recovery Month – Raising Awareness Together
More than just an annual observance, National Recovery Month represents a powerful opportunity for change through collaboration.
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ACEs Champion Spotlight: Orange County – Trauma-informed Care through Collaboration
Orange County, California’s MIND OC is paving the way by leading a cross-sector coalition of organizations dedicated to building a trauma-informed network of care. Karen W. Linkins, PhD, Chief Innovations Officer, and Andrea Mander, Senior Project Manager, share their insights about the impact of their trauma-informed work.
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Consulting Corner: Talking Trauma-informed Care with Elizabeth Guroff
In this interview, Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, director of trauma-informed services for the National Council, talks about her journey, the nuances of trauma-informed care and the humbling experience of helping others.
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