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April 2023 Robin A. Richardson, Katherine Keyes, Cynthia Chen, Guan Yun Kenwin Maung, John Rowe, Esteban Calvo,
Context: Countries have adopted various formal and informal approaches to support older adults, which are broadly reflected in different policies,… More
April 2023 Jonathan Purtle, Megan Wynecoop, Margaret E. Crane, Nicole A. Stadnick,
State and local governments have been adopting taxes that earmark (i.e., dedicate) revenue for mental health. However, this emergent financing model has not been systematically assessed. We sought to identify all jurisdictions in the United States with policies earmarking taxes for mental health services and characterize attributes of these taxes More
April 2023 Beth McGinty,
This article summarizes past gains and successes in US mental health, outlines failures and continuing problems, and discusses solutions, with an eye toward the role of social policy. More
April 2023 Nathaniel Anderson, Neal Halfon, Daniel Eisenberg, Anna Markowitz, Kristin Anderson Moore, Frederick J. Zimmerman,
Monitoring population health is one of the 10 essential services of public health. Accurate information on current and emerging threats to the public’s health forms the basis for high-quality research, practice, and policy. For this reason, critical appraisal of the measures and data systems tracking the nation’s health is a persistent necessity. More
January 2023 Helen Newton, Jennifer Humensky, Howard Goldman, Susan H. Busch,
Context: Community mental health facilities often do not offer the full range of evidence-based clinical and support services for individuals with… More
November 2022 Sandro Galea,
Perhaps central to the resolution of the health challenges that emerged during COVID-19 shall be the trajectory of mental health disorders that increased during the pandemic. More
February 2022 Margarita Alegría, Mario Cruz-Gonzalez, Kiara Alvarez, Glorisa Canino, Cristiane Duarte, Hector Bird, Maria Ramos-Olazagasti, Sheri Lapatin Markle, Isabel O'Malley, Doriliz Vila, Patrick E. Shrout,
Context: Puerto Rican youth growing up in low-income communities in the South Bronx and Puerto Rico are exposed to many of the same risk factors for… More
August 2021 F. Reed Johnson, Juan Marcos Gonzalez, Jui-Chen Yang, Semra Ozdemir, Steven Kymes,
Context: The direct and indirect impacts of serious mental illness (SMI) on health care systems and communities represents a significant burden.… More
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