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  • Image for: July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!

    July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!

    Jul 01, 2018

    National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (NMMHAM) offers organizations of all types and sizes a wonderful opportunity to create mental health awareness in diverse communities. Learn more about NMMHAM and get involved!

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    NNED Partner of the Month

    Jul 01, 2018

    The Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Disparities Coalition (REMHDCO) has been selected as the Partner of the Month for July in honor of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This California-wide coalition of individuals from non-profit and local organizations are working to reduce mental health disparities through advocacy for racial and ethnic communities.

  • Image for: National HIV Testing Day 2018 #DoingItMyWay #HaciéndoloAMiManera

    National HIV Testing Day 2018 #DoingItMyWay #HaciéndoloAMiManera

    Jun 27, 2018

    About 1.1 million people in the United States have HIV, and 1 in 7 of them don’t know it. #DoingItMyWay (#HaciendoloAMiManera) is a CDC social media campaign that makes HIV testing personable and relatable by highlighting how and why people make testing part of their lives.

  • Image for: Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Males Among Unhealthiest People in America

    Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Males Among Unhealthiest People in America

    Jun 21, 2018

    Several factors contribute to health disparities for boys and men of color and sexual minority males leading to higher rates of trauma, substance use, depression, and violence. A new APA report shows that systemic oppression and discrimination are contributing factors to the observed worse health outcomes.

  • Image for: What Makes Communities Healthy? New Data Weighs Equity Heavily, Showcases Successes

    What Makes Communities Healthy? New Data Weighs Equity Heavily, Showcases Successes

    Jun 19, 2018

    U.S. News & World Report and Aetna Foundation’s inaugural Healthiest Communities rankings, an analysis of nearly 3,000 communities across the country, looks at a wide range of health markers, such as education, income, public safety, walkability and bikeability, life expectancy, transportation, and infrastructure. But no category was given more weight than equity.

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