National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED)
Publication Date: Feb 08, 2023
The National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) is a network of community-based organizations focused on the mental health and substance use issues of diverse racial and ethnic communities. The NNED supports information sharing, training, and technical assistance towards the goal of promoting behavioral health equity.
Recent News from the NNED:
- Veterans in Suicidal Crisis Can Now Seek Care at No Cost
- Veterans who are in a suicidal crisis can now seek emergency care at any medical facility at no cost to them.
- What Black History Month Means for Mental Health
- Resources Amidst Recent Mass Shootings
- Mourning recent losses in California, understanding the mental health implications for AANHPI communities who are working toward healing, they curated some resources.
- Untreated Mental Illness Leads to Worse Outcomes for Minorities
- Racial and ethnic minorities with untreated mental illnesses are more likely to have experienced poverty, have been unemployed, and/or experienced incarceration during the past year, according to a paper published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.