The state Department of Health (DOH) invites applications and nominations to fill community representative seats on the Community Advisory Council for the Health Equity Zones initiative. Please consider sharing the following with community partners who may be interested in joining the new Health Equity Zones Community Advisory Council:
Recognizing the urgency of the alarmingly high rate of maternal morbidity and mortality in the U.S., the National Academies Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice convened a two-day virtual workshop on Advancing Maternal Health Equity and Reducing Maternal Mortality. The workshop examined the current state of maternal health in the United States and explored the factors needed to help communities and health care systems become more effective in reducing maternal morbidity and mortality and improving health outcomes through the fourth trimester.
Behavioral health encompasses a wide range of services, including mental health promotion, substance use disorder prevention and treatment, and recovery support. It is inclusive of all people and their unique needs. There are many benefits to a behavioral health career. Visit www.startyourpath.org to learn about educational options, opportunities for financial support, and behavioral health careers.