A UCLA Center for Health Policy Research project that educates residents about air pollution and its impact on their neighborhood’s health is featured in UCLA Today, the university’s faculty and staff newspaper.
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American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) are more likely to experience serious psychological distress compared to whites (12 percent vs. six percent) in California, according to a new UCLA Center for Health Policy Research fact sheet. The new publication is jam-packed with other eye-opening data on such behavioral health topics as suicide and physical … [ Read full post ]
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 ]
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 ]
Learn how to use AskCHIS, the easy-to-use, free, online Web tool that enables you to search for health statistics on your county, region or statewide. Join staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program for a no-cost, one-day workshop, and learn how to formulate data questions, build queries, graph … [ Read full post ]
A new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research estimates that up to 220,000 California children may be excluded from affordable health care coverage under health care reform due to their immigrant status.
The number represents approximately 20 percent of all uninsured children in California.
Of those children, up to 40,000 may be … [ Read full post ]