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Behavioral Health Barometer - California 2014

Publication date: 
01/01/2015

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an operating division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is charged with reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. SAMHSA is pursuing this mission at a time of significant change. Health reform has been enacted, bringing sweeping changes to how the United States delivers, pays for, and monitors health care.

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A Hidden Crisis: Findings on Adverse Childhood Experiences in California

Publication date: 
11/01/2014

Nearly two-thirds of California adults have experienced at least one type of major childhood trauma, such as physical, verbal or sexual abuse, or living with a family member who abuses alcohol or is depressed, according to a recent report. "Hidden Crisis: Findings on Adverse Childhood Experiences in California" reveals the effects of those early adversities: a startling and large increased risk of the adult onset of chronic disease, such as heart disease and cancer, mental illness and violence or being a victim of violence.

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Opportunities for Whole-Person Care in California

Publication date: 
10/01/2014

This report funded by the Blue Shield of California Foundation shines light on these fractured systems, and shows how we can - and must - adopt a more connected approach to whole-person care. This is particularly important for low-income patients with unmet physical and behavioral healthcare needs who often face additional social and economic barriers that further compromise their well-being.

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Resources from In Focus: Health Care Reform - Positioning the Safety Net

Publication date: 
04/01/2014

Featuring Brenda Solórzano, Chief Program Director of the Blue Shield of California Foundation, this program focused on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in California as it relates to the safety net and low-income Californians. Participants will discuss opportunities for foundations to position safety net services—and community clinics in particular—to thrive in this new environment.

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Unleashing the Potential of Los Angeles: Submissions, Trends, and Impact from the My LA2050 Grants Challenge

Publication date: 
03/01/2014

As part of the LA2050 initiative, the Goldhirsh Foundation launched the My LA2050 Grants Challenge for organizations to apply for $1,000,000 total in ten $100,000 awards.

During the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, 279 organizations submitted proposals that demonstrated passion and imagination to build a future where all Angelenos flourish.

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