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  • Image for: Creating Supportive Systems to Improve Mental Health Outcomes for Young African American Boys

    Creating Supportive Systems to Improve Mental Health Outcomes for Young African American Boys

    Sep 22, 2018

    Thank you for joining this NNED Virtual Roundtable to increase awareness about the mental health needs and vulnerabilities of African American boys and about culturally appropriate mental health promotion and early intervention strategies. The recording is now available, and you can view resources and more on NNEDshare!

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    3 Things to Know: Health Equity

    Sep 18, 2018

    Health equity is achieved when our knowledge of social determinants is put toward the cause of eliminating health disparities. But what does a commitment of that magnitude look like, and how can it be fulfilled?

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    How Perceptions of Accents Affects Communication

    Sep 07, 2018

    Can a person look hard to understand? The answer researcher Okim Kang found, is yes. And that expectation of listeners—that the person standing in front of them will be less intelligible because English is likely their second language, before the speaker opens their mouth—is harmful both to speakers and to listeners and the ability of all us to effectively communicate.

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    NNED Partner of the Month

    Sep 01, 2018

    La Frontera Arizona has been selected as the Partner of the Month for September in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. This non-profit is celebrating 50 years of commitment to solving community problems and address behavioral health issues, working collaboratively with public and private partners.

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    Mental Health Advocates Share Stigmas They Face as a Person of Color with Mental Illness

    Aug 06, 2018

    In the world of mental health awareness, there are myriad stigmas that make it harder to get treatment. For people of color who live with mental illness, those stigmas can be compounding.

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