Social And Behavioral Health Episodes

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300: New Tool for Suicide, Overdose, ACEs

Nov. 8, 2022

Caitlin Langhorne Griffith, ASTHO’s Director of Behavioral Health, unveils a new public health tool known as SPACECAT, or Suicide, Overdose and Adverse Childhood Experiences Prevention Capacity Assessment Tool; Talyah Sands,…

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299: Pediatric Respiratory Cases Cause Concern

Nov. 7, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President, releases a statement addressing the response to a spike in respiratory infections; Dr. Jose Romero, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, addres…

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298: Washington’s Opioid Agreement

Nov. 4, 2022

Dr. Umair Shah, Secretary of Health for the State of Washington, discusses a settlement with three companies the state says played a key role in driving the opioid epidemic; Donna Levin, Director of Act for Public Health, di…

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293: Delaware Youth Go Positive in New Campaign

Oct. 28, 2022

Katie Capelli, an Epidemiologist in the Office of Health Crisis Response at the Delaware Division of Public Health, discusses a new public service campaign to promote a positive, drug free, lifestyle to youth across the stat…

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291: Vermont’s New “Facing Suicide” Campaign

Oct. 26, 2022

Dr. Mark Levine, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health, discusses the state’s new Facing Suicide VT campaign, which focuses on encouraging people to discuss the issue of suicide; ASTHO is working with states and t…

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286: Creative Vaccine Strategies

Oct. 19, 2022

Margaret Jaco Manecke, the Director of Practice Improvement at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, is looking for public health professionals to join the Council’s next annual learning community; an ASTHO work group r…

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278: How to Push Back on STDs

Oct. 6, 2022

Dr. Leandro Mena, Director of the Division of STD Prevention at the CDC, discusses the latest preliminary data that counts 2.5 million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis last year; Reyna Olaguez, Executive …

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277: Modernize WIC

Oct. 5, 2022

Brian Dittmeier, Senior Director of Public Policy for the National WIC Association, discusses ways to modernize the WIC program; Ali Hard, Senior Policy Advisor for Strategic Initiatives at the USDA, says states have more fl…

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275: PH Can Help End Hunger

Oct. 3, 2022

ASTHO CEO Michael Fraser reflects on last week’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health; Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO Immediate Past President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ma…

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273: Classroom Mental Health

Sept. 29, 2022

Dr. Sharon Hoover, Co-Director of the National Center for School Mental Health, describes how students are wrestling with mental health challenges; Stephen Massey, Director of the Health Action Alliance, discusses a playbook…

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272: Oregon’s Regional Health Equity Coalitions

Sept. 28, 2022

Jeffrey Ekoma, ASTHO’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, discusses a White House summit he attended in recognition of National Recovery Month; Mike Fraser, ASTHO’s CEO is heading to the White House for the bipartisan Co…

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268: ACEs Legislative Scan

Sept. 22, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Purtle, Associate Professor at New York University's School of Global Public Health, discusses an ASTHO report on preventing adverse childhood experiences; Lisa Peterson, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Preparedness…

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263: Youth Worried About Climate Change

Sept. 15, 2022

Rachael Banks, Public Health Director for the Oregon Health Authority Division of Public Health, discusses the results of a new study exploring the connections between climate change and youth mental health; Rebecca Fronberg…

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256: Helping Youth in Crisis

Sept. 6, 2022

Heather Sebero, ASTHO Senior Analyst for Social and Behavioral Health, discusses the alarming mental health crisis impacting young people across the country; Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President-Elect and the Chief Medical Officer…

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255: New Naloxone Strategy

Sept. 2, 2022

Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta, Innovation Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, discusses a new way to get more generic Naloxone to people who need it; Colorado works with …