Resources

Fact sheet: Transgender health and medical-legal partnerships

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership & National LGBT Health Education Center

Thursday, August 9, 2018

This fact sheet describes common social and legal needs that affect the health of transgender individuals, and ways integrated legal services can help meet those needs. It examines medical-legal partnership programs at three health care organizations and how they operate, and it shares stories of people benefiting from medical-legal partnership services.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports

Fact sheet: School-based health and medical-legal partnerships

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership & School-Based Health Alliance

Monday, August 6, 2018

This fact sheet describes common social and legal needs that affect the health of youth, and ways integrated legal services can help meet those needs. It examines medical-legal partnership programs at two school-based health centers and how they operate, and it shares stories of students benefiting from medical-legal partnership services.Read More

NCMLP-Authored Reports Health Centers

Article: In pilot study, parents reported reduced stress after MLP services

By Jennifer Rosen Valverde
Behavioral Medicine

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Families living in poverty face many stressors created and maintained by economic hardship and unaddressed legal and social needs. As medical-legal partnerships aim to address and solve unmet legal and social needs, this pilot study at Rutgers examines whether MLP-involved parents perceived themselves as stressed, to what they attributed their stress, and whether they reported a reduction in stress when their legal cases were closed. The study shows that, following a medical-legal partnership intervention, parents had improvements in perceived stress.Read More

Patients Peer-Reviewed Research

Article: Comparing five years of CHALENG data on the needs of homeless veterans

By Jack Tsai, Jessica Blue-Howells, & John Nakashima
Journal of Public Health

Thursday, May 3, 2018

National surveys of homeless veterans have been conducted for over a decade, but there has been no examination of changes in the needs of homeless veterans. This article looks at data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ 2012, 2014, and 2016 CHALENG surveys to see how homeless veterans’ most pressing needs have changed over the last several years.Read More

Peer-Reviewed Research Veterans