A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
March 26, 2013 | Issue Brief
Early treatment and intervention for mental illness can improve lives and lower related health care costs.
January 13, 2012 | Journal Article
An innovative Virginia health care law enables competent adults with serious mental illness to plan for treatment during incapacitating crises using an integrated advance directive with no legal distinction between psychiatric or other causes of decisional incapacity.
February 18, 2013 | New Public Health Post
An article in the New York Times reports that health departments in some states are increasing their efforts on gun safety and suicide prevention in part because of a startling finding by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health: far more ...
September 11, 2012 | New Public Health Post
World Suicide Prevention Day, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization, promotes commitment and action to prevent suicides. Almost 3,000 people commit suicide every day, and for every person who completes a suicide, 20 or more may attempt to en ...
January 7, 2013 | New Public Health Post
Tuesday, January 8, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EST, the Harvard School of Public Health, in collaboration with Reuters, will present an hour long live webcast on gun violence, in response to the too many recent gun massacres. The webcast is part of the ...
August 1, 2006 | Program Result Report
America's Health Together and 25 health and primary care organizations worked to enhance primary care providers' awareness of mental health issues and strengthen their capacity to care for their patients' emotional and psychological needs in a time of terrorism.
March 29, 2007 | Program Result Report
The All Kids Count II program sought to make 16 immunization registry projects based in local, county, and state health departments fully operational by January 1, 2000.