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.
August 1, 2008 | Journal Article
An exploration of stigma, coercion and treatment for mental illness offered supportive evidence for the coercion to beneficial treatment and the coercion to detrimental stigma perspectives. Future treatment approaches should attempt to reduce perceptions of coercion for those receiving treatment.
March 1, 2011 | Issue Brief
This issue brief examines the links between stress and health.
January 18, 2011 | Journal Article
This study sought to develop and test a novel, evidence-based and culturally appropriate intervention to control blood pressure in African-Americans using storytelling DVDs.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
A study of the effects of concurrent peer review visits on treatment intensification and control of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes in a community health center found that the visits improved outcomes for hypertension patients and increased treatment intensification for all three conditions.
June 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Physicians need a method of quantifying the risks and benefits of treatment for patient subgroups (i.e., those with different health profiles). This article describes the development of the Potential for Benefit Scale (PBS), a composite measure of potential treatment response.
October 21, 2009 | Program Result Report
The National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University analyzed efforts by 14 states to integrate cultural and/or linguistic competence into curricula, continuing education and licensure requirements for health and mental health care professionals.
August 1, 2009 | Journal Article
African-American cultural factors could mitigate the perceived strain of caring for children diagnosed with mental health disorders the children may be less likely to receive needed mental health services.
April 1, 2003 | Program Result Report
The Latino Research Program Project of the University of Puerto Rico sponsored a conference aimed at increasing research that explores the reasons for disparities in Latino access to mental health care and potential solutions.