HELEN News

February 2022

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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