Public Health Tool: Key Strategic Sectors, Settings, People for Mental Health Partnerships -- This tool provides guidance and organization to groups seeking to explore a public health approach to mental health.
A Framework for a Public Health Approach to Children's Mental Health: An Introduction -- This webinar explains why a public health approach to children's mental health is needed at this point in time in our country.
A Public Health Approach to Mental Health Part II: A New Way to Think about Children’s Mental Health -- This webinar is a family and community snapshot that helps to explain a Public Health Approach.
Miles, J., Espiritu, R., Horen, N., Sebian, J., & Waetzig, E. (2010). A Public Health Approach to Children's Mental Health: A Conceptual Framework. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health.
Miles, J., Espiritu, R., Waetzig, E., & Sockalingam, S. (2012). Characteristics that distinguish promotion from prevention. Las Vegas, NV: Change Matrix Public Health Group.
Structured Conversations for Building Effective Collaboration (2013) - Whether groups are building, maintaining or repairing in the Collaboration LAB, we have observed that there are certain conversations that groups should have to build, maintain, or repair the health of their groups. The Structured Conversations tool describes each of those conversations and provides a start for each one of the conversations.
Smedley, B.D. Stith, A.Y. and Nelson, A.R. (eds) (2003) Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare. Washington, D.C. The National Academies Press.
NNEDshare is a new collaborative space to share resources and intervention efforts to improve the delivery of behavioral health care interventions in diverse populations. Visit NNEDshare.
Sockalingam, and Waetzig, E.Z. (2010) in Blau, G.M. and Magrab, P.R. (eds) The Leadership Equation: Strategies for Individuals Who Are Champions for Children, Youth, and Families, Chapter 6: Building Common Ground. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
How will groups know that they were successful in creating and managing change? The ability to evaluate the change as it happens, take stock in the outcome, and look forward to the next opportunity for growth requires evaluation and the capacity to continuously monitor progress and effectiveness.
Bibliography of Select Resources (pdf). List of articles, peer reviewed articles, and books. Collaboration and Conflict Bibliography
Bibliography of Select Resources (pdf). List of articles, peer reviewed articles, and books. Health Disparities Bibliography
Center for Disease Control and Prevention. National Prevention Information Network. Cultural Competence. Retrieved March 2013. http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/population/culture.asp#what
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Offices of Minority Health. National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity. 2011. http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/templates/content.aspx?lvl=1&lvlid=33&ID=286
Institute of Medicine (2001) Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Available online at: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2002/Unequal-Treatment-Confronting-Racial-and-Ethnic-Disparities-in-Health-Care.aspx
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2003) National Health Care Disparities Report http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/qrdr11.html
Kaiser Family Foundation (2003) Key Facts: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care. http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/upload/key-facts-race-ethnicity-medical-care-chartbook.pdf
The Commonwealth Fund (2002) Diverse Communities, Common Concerns: Assessing Health Care Quality for Minority Americans. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/Fund-Reports/2002/Mar/Diverse-Communities--Common-Concerns--Assessing-Health-Care-Quality-for-Minority-Americans.aspx
Physicians for Human Rights (2003) The Right to Equal Treatment: An Action Plan for to End Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment in the United States. http://www.paeaonline.org/index.php?ht=a/GetDocumentAction/i/135605
Prevention Institute (2003) Health for All: California's Strategic Approach to Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. http://www.preventioninstitute.org/component/jlibrary/article/id-91/127.html
National Quality Forum (2002) Improving Healthcare Quality for Vulnerable Populations. http://www.qualityforum.org/News_And_Resources/Report_to_Congress/Improving_Care_for_Vulnerable_Populations.aspx
Bibliography of Select Resources (pdf). List of articles, peer reviewed articles, and books. Leadership Bibliography
Bibliography of Select Resources (pdf). List of articles, peer reviewed articles, and books. Public Health Bibliography
BMJ Health Intelligence (n.d.), Definition of positive mental health. Downloaded on September 18, 2008 from: http://healthintelligence.bmj.com/hi/do/public-health/topics/content/mental-health/definition.html
Center for Disease Control (n.d.). CDC Vision for the 21st Century. Downloaded on September 17, 2008 from: http://www.cdc.gov/about/organization/mission.htm
National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (1988). The Future of Public Health. Committee for the Study of the Future of Public Health; Division of Health Care Services. Washington DC: National Academies Press. Downloaded from: http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=1091&page=R1
Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association (2001). Valuing Mental Health: A Framework to Support the Development of a Provincial Mental Health Policy for Newfoundland and Labrador. Downloaded from: http://www.gov.nl.ca/publicat/MentalHealthPolicyPaper.pdf
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health in America website. Downloaded from: http://www.health.gov/phfunctions/public.htm
World Health Organization (2007) Mental health: strengthening mental health promotion. Fact Sheet 220. Downloaded on April 25, 2008 from: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs220/en/
World Health Organization (2008). The Global Burden of Disease: 2004 update. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Press. Retrieved from: http://www.who.int/healthinfo/global_burden_disease/2004_report_update/en/index.html