A young mother can't get health coverage two decades after she immigrated
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
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.
The conclusion of grant funding for the Advancing Breastfeeding in Colorado (ABC) project gives us an opportunity to reflect and celebrate with our partners.
Recommendations From the Field
Colorado’s youth face unprecedented mental health challenges. It's hard to know where to start fixing the problem. The Colorado Health Institute and Gary Community Ventures have reviewed the state's mental health system to find most urgent gaps to fill.
Screening all students for social and emotional needs provides an opportunity to connect kids with care and to reach them before a behavioral health crisis occurs. Schools provide an equitable setting that can help meet the mental health needs of youth and be a source of trusted adults who can recognize a mental health need.