David Grant is the director of the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) and the lead author of a new report on mental health in California. In this brief interview, he discusses why so few Californians seem to be taking advantage of mental health services, which demographic groups suffer an especially heavy mental health burden, and … [ Read full post ]
Archive for November, 2011
Nearly 2 million adults in California, about 8 percent of the population, need mental health treatment, but the majority receive no services or inadequate services, despite a state law mandating that health insurance providers include mental health treatment in their coverage options, according to a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.… [ Read full post ]
Enhance your grant proposals using the online web tool HealthyCity.org. Attend a Nov. 16 webinar hosted by The Advancement Project that will teach participants how to create maps and charts that cans help demonstrate both the need and potential for services in your community. A special guest co-presenter from First 5 LA will share … [ Read full post ]
By Jazmin Zane, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Health DATA Program
Martha Cota remembers her son’s fight for life. She can still see his purple lips and nails. She can still hear the awful sound of hospital respirators.
That was 20 years ago. The culprit? Asthma. It had put her son in the hospital. … [ Read full post ]
Loma Linda University’s School of Public Health cordially invites you to attend the Healthy Communities by Design Summit, an opportunity to learn and discuss new approaches to healthy community planning, discuss ways to improve existing initiatives and to network.
A unique cross section of key leadership in policy, industry, and academia will attend the … [ Read full post ]
Want to know how many women there are in Los Angeles? How many of those are pregnant? How many are Hispanic, American Indian or African American? The Public Health Foundation Enterprises/Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Data Mining Project provides a quick online tool that helps you generate estimates and a chart in a single click. … [ Read full post ]