A Moment of Truth: Well-Being in the Wake of the Pandemic
A guide to the politics, personalities, and pressures affecting health policy
Hot Issues in Health 2023 Breakout Session
Joined by Vincent Collins, M.D., Jonathan McMillan, Director of the Office of Gun Violence Prevention, and Sarah Lampe, President and Executive Director at Trailhead Institute, we discussed a public health and community-based approach to firearms violence.
As a first-generation Mexican American, I grew up navigating the emotional, psychological, and sometimes physical distresses of my family’s relocation to a new country to seek better opportunities. I faced challenges such as language barriers, racism, and economic hardships. An aspect I didn't frequently consider, but in hindsight, could have significantly impacted my life, was the availability of mental health services tailored to my cultural needs.
Extreme heat takes a toll on health. Healthy Air and Water Colorado is a member of CHI's Acclimate Action Team that is championing right-to-cool policy options in Denver.
Recommendations and Opportunities for Health Care Systems and Philanthropic Organizations
The conclusion of grant funding for the Advancing Breastfeeding in Colorado (ABC) project gives us an opportunity to reflect and celebrate with our partners.
When Americans hear the word hunger, we often think of famine on far-away continents and commercials asking for support. But many of our neighbors here at home struggle with food insecurity and the negative health outcomes it causes.