Welcome to California Health Equity

California Health Equity (CHE) is a resource center that supports efforts to improve the health of California’s diverse communities. Read More…

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Resources for Integrated Health: SAMHSA-HRSA (CIHS)

Resources for Integrated Health: SAMHSA-HRSA (CIHS)

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) provides resources on integrated primary and behavioral healthcare. Some resources are listed below, and the site can be reached by clicking HERE.   CLINICAL PRACTICE SAMHSA’S Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) on Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) produced the National Healthcare Quality Report andRead More…

Rea Panares Named to Advisory Board for US Office of Minority Health

Rea Panares Named to Advisory Board for US Office of Minority Health

Rea Pañares of the Prevention Institute was appointed to the US Advisory Committee on Minority Health, a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The committee provides guidance to Deputy Assistant Secretary J. Nadine Garcia on ways to improve the health of racial and ethnic minorities and on the activities of the Office of Minority Health. A press releaseRead More…

CSH white paper: Supportive Housing & the Social Determinants of Health

The Corporation of Supportive Housing (CSH) released a white paper, “Housing is the Best Medicine: Supportive Housing and the Social Determinants of Health,” addressing the link between stable housing and improved health outcomes for vulnerable populations. Announcing the release of the paper of their website, CHS cites increasing evidence that for particularly vulnerable populations, lack of housing and housing instabilityRead More…

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Only 1 in 11 Latinos with Mental Health Issues Access Proper Care

In the “Our Take” section on the website for the NASMHPD Research Institute (NRI) Inc., Glorimar Ortiz discusses the findings of a report on the lack of access to mental health services for the Latino community. According to an article in the Latin Times, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) calls the lack of Mental Health care the most severe healthRead More…