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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

The Unique Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships in Helping Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination | Webinar Series

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Health Outreach Partners

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP), in collaboration with Health Outreach Partners (HOP), offered four 90-minute webinars designed to help health centers address and redress discrimination against people living with disabilities or chronic disease. Given the prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes, asthma, HIV/AIDS, depression, heart disease, and others, many health center patients face… Read more »Read More

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Using Legal Services as Part of a Community Strategy to Improve Maternal and Child Health | 2022 Learning Collaborative

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

In Using Legal Services as Part of a Community Strategy to Improve Maternal and Child Health participants from health center and civil legal service providers developed and improved strategies to integrate legal services as part of the clinical practice to address the social and legal needs of maternal and child patients. In this four-part course,… Read more »Read More

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