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Tehama County PACEs Connection (CA)

October 2020

"A Better Normal" Community Discussion: Suicide Awareness and Community Cafes

Join us on Friday November 6, 2020 from noon to 1:00 PST as we come together and join Satya Chandragiri MD, Bonnie O’Hern RN, Denise PNP, & Michael Polacek RN for a discussion around the tender issue of suicide. Together we will discuss ways people and providers can support each other and encourage communities to take action to support one another around suicide prevention, crisis intervention, and the layers of culture and structural barriers to care. A special emphasis will be on...

The Intersection of Systematic Racism, the Pandemic, and SDoMH: Reality Mandates Change

Systematic racism is at the core of mental health disparities and social determinants of mental health (SDoMH).Upstream factors obstruct patient access to needed and appropriate assessment, timely intervention, with treatment for these populations often reflecting poorer quality, and ending prior to completion of treatment. COVID-19 and the recent pandemic have only amplified meso and micro-level gaps in care. considered, provided, and reimbursed.

The Stuart Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to improving life outcomes for young people through education

For folks in CA and WA .... The Stuart Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to improving life outcomes for young people through education. For 35 years, we have contributed to the conditions in which all children can develop into successful and contributing adults. We do our work in California and Washington State . The Foundation’s grantmaking is driven by our aspiration for education systems that improve life outcomes for young people, especially those furthest from opportunity. We...

Community foundation unveils new healing initiative (Red Bluff Daily News)

By Red Bluff Daily News, October 12, 2020. The North Valley Community Foundation has launched Thrive, an initiative focused on emotional healing for children, families and individuals after the Camp Fire and other local crises. NVCF has committed more than $2 million for this new initiative. “Our commitment since Nov. 8, 2018, has been to help and support our communities’ lasting recovery and healing from the devastating effects of the Camp Fire,” said Alexa Benson-Valavanis, president and...

A Better Normal Community Discussion - Reimagining Health Care

In a conversational style, join physician Drew Factor who will speak with Dr. Tracy Gaudet, Liza Guroff and An é Watts in a discussion entitled "Reimagining Health Care". Dr. Gaudet will speak about her experience engaging in transformational change at the Veterans Administration and how this has shaped the development of her own Functional Medicine Institute , while Ms. Guroff and Ms. Watts will speak about their knowledge of a Trauma-Informed Approach both at a systems (National Council...

Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs and Maternal Health []

This webinar will offer information around the importance of ACE screening as it relates to maternal health. Speakers will share resources for providers looking to introduce ACE screening, examples of how to create a healing environment for patients, and case studies on how to respond with trauma-informed care. Upon completion of the activity, participants should be better able to: • Recognize the science and impact of ACEs and toxic stress, understand the value of ACE screening, and apply...

NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND: The Repressed Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Adult Well-Being, Disease and Social Functioning: Turning Gold into Lead (Dr. Vincent J. Felitti) []

The ACE Study reveals how typically unrecognized adverse childhood experiences are not only common, but causally underlie a number of the most common causes of adult social malfunction, biomedical disease, and premature death. Moreover, it enables one to see that the Public Health Problem is often an individual’s attempted Solution to childhood experiences about which we keep ourselves unaware. A renowned physician and researcher, Dr. Vincent J. Felitti is one of the world’s foremost experts...

Request for Applications: Comprehensive Community Approaches that Address Childhood Trauma to Prevent Substance Misuse []

By Andrea Grenadier, National Association of County and City Health Officials, September 27, 2020 With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) or other community entities through a Request for Application (RFA) process. This opportunity is for the implementation of evidence-based approaches through comprehensive community efforts to prevent and mitigate the harms of Adverse...

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