Study highlights mental health issues in southwest Michigan http://wsbt.com/news/health/study-highlights-mental-health-issues-in-southwest-michigan BY KRISTIN BIEN, WSBT 22 REPORTER WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST 2016 A new report shows mental health is a major issue affecting people in southwest Michigan. The report shows mental health – including substance abuse issues – is the number one health need in that area. All [...]
https://u.osu.edu/breakingbias/why-implicit-bias-matters/ I recently became aware of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity - a national leader in research into how implicit biases unconsciously shape individuals' cognition, attitudes, and even behaviors. Health Equity Matters!
Lynn Todman on Community Health Needs Assessment: 5 key questions to ask to develop a strategy to improve community health. Benton Harbor, Michigan Initiative: Women's Health Council and Barber Shop Screenings. Listen to the story: Public Policies have a critical impact on people's daily lives. Listen to Lynn Todman's overview: [...]
In recent weeks, California Newsreel has released a new documentary titled “The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation. It is a follow up to the documentary Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality making Us Sick? which effectively communicated the idea that health is, in large part, socially determined. The new documentary features [...]