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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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Consulting Corner: Linda Henderson-Smith Talks Trauma-informed Care

April 2, 2021 | Consulting Corner | Comments
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By Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Continuing our Consulting Corner series, we speak with Linda Henderson-Smith, director of children and trauma-informed services at the National Council, to learn more about her journey, consulting style and passion for helping clients become trauma-informed.

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