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Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities

By Shannon Mace, JD, MPH; James Teufel, MPH, PhD
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Monday, August 15, 2022

As an exploration of the intersection of health and justice, Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities offers nine major recommendations for health centers and courts to better support the behavioral health of justice-involved people. This brief proposes ways in which these organizations can collaborate and ultimately foster… Read more »Read More

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Connecting Community Health Centers & Courts to Improve Behavioral Health of People & Communities

Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination

By Katie Hathaway, JD; Bethany Hamilton, JD
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Health Outreach Partners

Friday, July 22, 2022

In 2020, approximately 30 million adults and children in medically underserved communities received comprehensive, primary and preventative health care and enabling services from 1,462 HRSA Health Center Program awardees and look-alikes. According to research studies, this growing patient population has become increasingly complex with multiple chronic conditions and higher rates of social risk factors. In addition to ensuring that their patients with chronic conditions and disabilities are able to access care, health centers and look-alike programs are also well-positioned to help these patients prevent and address a very specific health-harming social risk factor: disability discrimination.Read More

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Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability and Chronic Disease Discrimination Tip Sheet

Collaborating to Address the Health and Legal Needs of Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence and Exploitation: Learning Collaborative Series

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Friday, July 8, 2022

In May, we collaborated with Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation to host a four-part learning collaborative on partnering to address the health and legal needs of patients and clients experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) and exploitation.Read More


MLP in Health Centers Guide Webinar Series Part 4: The Medical-Public Defender Partnership

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

On June 23, attendees heard from MLP practitioners in Rhode Island discuss a unique medical-public defender partnership.Read More

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