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Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity KSCHME PULSE VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE SERIES:  Criminal Justice & Health Equity: Bridging the Gap The Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity (KSCMHE), in partnership with the Wellpath Cares Foundation, successfully hosted its first webinar of a five-part series of virtual roundtables to address the landscape of inequities that affect justice-involved individuals. To learn more about how policy and data use is affecting this population, click here.  Don't miss session 2 of the series "Behavioral Health Equity and Incarceration" coming up on February 15, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET.   ...

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Health Equity Tracker V2.0 now shows Depression, Suicide and other Behavioral Health Data  TRACKER UPDATE: In our January upgrade, an entire new category of "behavioral health" was added to the Satcher Health Leadership Institute’s (SHLI) Health Equity Tracker dashboard highlighting new indicators; depression, excessive drinking, frequent mental distress, opioid and other substance misuse, and suicide. Check out the new content here. EXPLORE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DATA

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 In Smarter Healthcare’s Episode 21 podcast, Daniel E. Dawes reveals his initial spark which drove him into health policy and discusses the upstream drivers called the Political Determinants of Health affecting America’s health outcomes. Listen to the full podcast and/or read the full transcription of the podcast here.LISTEN TO FULL PODCAST INTERVIEW HERE

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REGISTER FOR SESSION 2: Bridging the Gaps Roundtable SeriesBehavioral Health Equity and Incarceration: Please join the Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity’s second installment in this five-part series, on February 15th 11:00 – 12:30 EST. Registration is free and open to the public! REGISTER HERE TODAY! https://kennedysatcher.org/event/criminal-justice-and-equity-webinar-series-session-2-behavioral-health-equity-and-incarceration/ 

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January 2022 Champion!Shaneeta Johnson, MDDR. SHANEETA JOHNSON  "From patients in Atlanta to the devastation of a hurricane in the Bahamas, Dr. Shaneeta Johnson has seen the effects of the climate crisis on health. She wants people to know what she has learned, and to act.Dr. Johnson is a clinical professor at Morehouse University in Atlanta, specializing in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, but that’s hardly all she does, especially about climate change. Her climate activities include work with the National Academy of Medicine, The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change, and speaking engagements...