Addressing Financial & Legal Problems To Improve the Mental Health of Adults & Children During the Pandemic

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

In this webinar, subject matter experts in social determinants of health and medical-legal partnership interventions discussed: 1) how financial strains such as high debt, low income, and unemployment are associated with suicide attempts and should be considered key factors when assessing mental health interventions; and 2) how legal services delivered alongside social, medical, and behavioral… Read more »Read More

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Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part 3: Applying the MLP Approach to Housing Issues for Children and Communities

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Friday, February 19, 2021

In this session, presenters Jenna Prochaska and Kate Mitchell highlighted their work at the Health Justice Project, based at Loyola University School of Law.Read More

Patients Webinars & Podcasts Complex Care Health Centers

Patients-to-policy story: Keeping children safe from lead poisoning

By Kate Marple & Erin Dexter
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

After seeing many patients with lead poisoning who were prohibited from moving to a new home and still maintain their federal housing assistance, the medical-legal partnership at Erie Family Health Centers built a multi-state coalition that got the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to update its federal lead regulations. Now, they are working to pass a federal bill that will require lead inspections of all federally assisted housing units before families move in.Read More

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Article: Improving outcomes for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities using MLP

By Alison R. Zisser & Maureen van Stone
Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities

Friday, April 24, 2015

This article explains how incorporating advocacy and legal services directly into a clinical setting provides better outcomes for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities who might not otherwise have access to critically needed services. Read More

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