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2023 Collaborative Health Impact Award winner

In December, the Washtenaw community voted to award the 2023 Collaborative Health Impact Award to the Behavioral Health Collaborative for Young Black Men & Boys.

Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment, the project is a collaboration between Packard Health and the University of Michigan School of Social Work Curtis Center for Health Equity’s Young Black Men, Masculinities, and Mental Health (YBMen) Project.

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The Washtenaw County Health Department is thrilled to release a combined 2022 and 2023 Annual Report. It's why we love our local health department. Their efforts to promote health equity and provide essential public health services are above and beyond: bit.ly/wchd22-23Washtenaw County Health Department #publichealth #healthequity #communitypartnership ... See MoreSee Less
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This week is #BlackMaternalHealthWeek.Black women in the U.S. continue to face disparities in maternal deaths and are more likely than any other racial group to develop and die from life threatening pregnancy-related complications, including preeclampsia, postpartum hemorrhage, and blood clots.This Wednesday, join Mothering Justice for a webinar on resources for Black mothers to have safer pregnancies and births. ... See MoreSee Less
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A critical part of working with clients who have experienced violence is fostering an environment where clients feel comfortable sharing their experiences, explains Stacey Mack, a social worker at Ann Arbor Public Schools.Read the WHI’s “Five lessons for implementing trauma-informed care” guide to better care for survivors of violence. The WHI created this guide in collaboration with the Community Violence Intervention Team. ... See MoreSee Less
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