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Hospital Successfully Links Recently Released, HIV-Positive Prisoners to Medical, Mental Health, and Social Services, Reducing Recidivism 7/30/2014
A hospital links HIV-positive prisoners to medical care and other social services before and after release to enable successful reentry into the community, leading to enhanced access to these services and less recidivism.
Low Overhead Clinic Extends Access to Affordable, Culturally Competent Conventional and Alternative Medicine for Uninsured and Underinsured 7/30/2014
A low-overhead clinic enhances access to a broad array of culturally competent, low-cost conventional and alternative medicine services for underinsured, uninsured, and immigrant populations.
Policy Removing Restrictions and Barriers to Supportive Housing for Late-Stage Alcoholics Reduces Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol-Related Symptoms, and Costs 7/30/2014
A supportive housing program for late-stage alcoholics who frequently use crisis services features policies that reduce traditional barriers and restrictions to obtaining housing, leading to reductions in alcohol abuse, alcohol-related symptoms, and costs.
Specialists Train and Support Rural and Prison-Based Primary Care Clinicians, Enhancing Access to Hepatitis C Care 7/16/2014
University-based specialists provide initial training and host weekly, case-based consultations with primary care clinicians, enhancing access to hepatitis C care for prisoners and rural patients throughout New Mexico.
Time Management Program Helps Substance Abuse Facility Residents With Co-Occurring Disorders Improve Skills Required for Community Reentry 7/2/2014
A residential treatment facility included an occupational therapist as part of the treatment team to help residents with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse improve their organization and time management skills.
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2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report 7/30/2014
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time.
2013 National Healthcare Quality Report 7/30/2014
The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality and access for the Nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S. Congress. This report measures trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care.

Community Provider Toolkit: Serving Veterans Through Partnership. Mental Health and Wellness (Mini-Clinics) 7/2/2014
This Web site for clinicians features treatment tools to support the rehabilitation and recovery of military military veterans with mental health issues.
Whole Health Action Management: Peer Support Training Participant Guide 5/7/2014
The Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) Peer Support Training Participant Guide helps WHAM training participants set a concise whole health goal, learn skills for whole health self-management, and understand “5 keys to success” for creating new health habits, with a focus on facilitating weekly WHAM peer support group sessions.
Guide To Developing and Managing Overdose Prevention and Take-Home Naloxone Projects 3/12/2014
This manual is designed to outline the process of developing and managing an overdose prevention and education program, with or without a take-home naloxone component.
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Last updated: July 30, 2014.