National suicide rates are rising, and this is especially true for our nation’s youth suicide rate. Suicide is largely a preventable cause of death, and you are more able to help prevent it than you might think.
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National Minority Health Month Spotlight: Strategies to Position Youth for Potential Behavioral Health Careers
As we observe National Minority Health Month, this is a great time to share strategies on how to grow a more diverse and culturally competent behavioral health workforce capable of meeting the needs of our minority populations starting with our youth.
Mes Nacional de la Salud de las Minorías: Estrategias para posicionar a los jóvenes para posibles carreras de salud conductual
Ahora que celebramos el Mes Nacional de la Salud de las Minorías, es un buen momento para compartir estrategias sobre cómo hacer crecer una fuerza de trabajo de salud conductual más diversa y culturalmente competente, capaz de satisfacer las necesidades de nuestras poblaciones minoritarias, empezando por nuestros jóvenes.
In managing or preventing substance use disorders, nothing should occur in isolation. People and systems of care are complex. They require frequent observation, assessment and understanding. To this end, systems focused on medical models, statistics and abstract ideas do not take fully into account the reality of a patient’s situation and place too great an emphasis on the individual as being the source of their own suffering.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we want to take time to celebrate the diverse, brilliant women across this nation who keep everything going at home and work, within community organizations and faith institutions, and in every aspect of life.