Operation New Hope

Operation New Hope is a model program that provides support, life and job skills training for citizens returning to the community after incarceration in the state of Florida. Continue reading

Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality

The Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality (HOPE) is a multi-issue, grassroots community organization of 23 multicultural and interfaith congregations in Hillsborough county, Florida. HOPE engages and trains community members to identify problems experienced by families and community residents, convenes meetings with local experts and decision-makers to understand community problems and identify solutions, and engages with decision-makers to implement solutions and hold them accountable for change. Continue reading

Think Cultural Health

The Think Cultural Health website provides information, continuing education opportunities, and resources for health care professionals to learn about Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS). Continue reading

American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Tribal Affairs Behavioral Health Equity

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) website on behavioral health equity for American Indian and Alaska Native individuals and communities provides information about federal programs and initiatives designed for these populations, reports and issue briefs, and links to SAMHSA data projects and relevant external resources.

Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Nation’s Drug Overdose Epidemic

The 2020 national roadmap for state strategies to address the nation’s drug overdose epidemic updates the 2019 publication and focuses on 6 strategic areas: increasing access to evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs); enforcing mental health and SUD parity laws; ensuring access to physician care; improving access to multi-modal pain care; expanding harm reduction efforts; and improving monitoring and evaluation. Continue reading