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What can be done to tackle the youth mental health treatment gap?

Too few children and young people are getting the care they need. A new commission at Birmingham university aims to address the problem | The Guardian… 128 more words

Mental Health

When Housing Comes First, Hospitals Benefit

From the article by Lola Butcher on Hospitals & Health Networks:

Supportive housing is a multifaceted model to help homeless individuals and families that face complex challenges such as addiction, mental health conditions and disabilities that can be overwhelming. 407 more words

Health Disparities

Thoughts on blessings

This week has been a really horrible one on a lot of levels but for me one of the most horrific parts of the week was the news that 94 mentally ill patients have died in our province.   172 more words

Attitude

Repealing Federal Health Reform: Economic and Employment Consequences for States

From the issue brief published by The Commonwealth Fund:

…Recent analyses show canceling the ACA’s tax credits and Medicaid expansion would double the number of uninsured Americans. 433 more words

Research

Economic Effects of Medicaid Expansion in Michigan

From the post by The Commonwealth Fund:

Background

The debate over whether and how to repeal the Affordable Care Act often focuses on the cost of the Medicaid expansion—an area of concern for some states, which starting this year must assume a portion of the coverage costs for newly eligible enrollees. 103 more words

Health Equity

Study Corrects Cancer Data and Finds Cervical Cancer Rates, Disparities Higher than Thought

A new study corrects cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates to account for hysterectomy, and finds both incidence and mortality of cervical cancer has been grossly underestimated, especially in the black population, in which hysterectomy rates are higher. 456 more words

Prevention

Dear Friend of The Women’s Collective,

We have much to be thankful for this holiday season and you are at the top of our list! The financial support you provide makes such a profound difference in our ability to serve women and girls in the Washington DC area.  304 more words

Policy & Advocacy