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    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.

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    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.

  • Image for: Barbershop Health Center Broadens Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities

    Barbershop Health Center Broadens Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities

    Jun 08, 2018

    Aaron Perry realized that, instead of trying to draw black men into the health care system – a process which so far had proven largely unsuccessful – the health care system should be brought to meet black men in a place they trust and where they feel loved and respected.

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    NNED Partner of the Month

    Jun 01, 2018

    The Trevor Project has been selected as the Partner of the Month for June in celebration of Pride Month. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people.

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    Memorial Day Event Focused On Veteran Mental Health and Suicide Risk

    May 29, 2018

    Nearly 7,400 miniature flags dotted the lawn at the University of Washington campus this Memorial Day. Each flag signified a veteran's life lost to suicide in a single year. The display, along with a series of events, called attention to veteran mental health issues and the ways friends and loved ones can respond.

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