Advancing State Data Collection on Opioid Treatment

This webinar learned about a national initiative launched by the Pew Charitable Trusts that offers states a core set of metrics to track opioid treatment access and use. Presenters described how better data collection can target critically needed progress and discuss the role philanthropy can play in these efforts.

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2022 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

The 2022 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held June 27-29 virtually and in Miami Beach, Florida. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.

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Connections to Nature and Green Spaces: A Path to Health Equity

During this webinar, we discussed the benefits of green spaces and strategies being employed to equitably expand access to communities of color.

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Building an Integrated Behavioral Health Workforce for Children and Families

Participants explored multi-year initiatives that build the capacity of community health centers to deliver high-quality, evidence-informed, trauma-responsive, integrated behavioral health care to children and adolescents.

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Philanthropic Action for Children’s Health Equity

Nemours Children’s Health and Grantmakers In Health cosponsored convening where health funders explored how best to align efforts with federal partners and other grantmaking institutions across the country. Participants considered collective and strategic actions designed to improve health equity for children, families, and communities.

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Addressing the Urgency of Youth Mental Health

This webinar explored issues our youth are facing and uplifting ways that philanthropy can take action to support youth mental health, especially in ways that are culturally responsive and center collective healing.

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Rural Health Care Workforce: Urgent Challenges and Promising Opportunities

This webinar started with an update on rural health care workforce challenges and opportunities which led to an in-depth discussion about philanthropy’s engagement in filling gaps and supporting communities.

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40 Years and Future Focused: Introduction of GIH’s New Strategic Plan

Grantmakers In Health was created nearly 40 years ago. In the four decades since then, much has changed in the world related to philanthropy, policy, health care, and our understanding of health and wellness. GIH President Cara James provides a first look at GIH’s new strategic plan.

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2021 Fall Forum

Each fall, GIH offers programming designed for funders with a strong interest in health policy. These meetings, collectively known as the Fall Forum, are an excellent opportunity for funders with a strong interest in health policy to get up-to-speed on current issues, interact with leading thinkers, and connect with their grantmaking peers.

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2021 Fall Forum Lauren LeRoy Lecture

In 2012, Grantmakers In Health established the Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture series in honor of former GIH President and CEO Lauren LeRoy and her commitment to increasing communication between the worlds of philanthropy and policy. This year, join us to hear from Dr. Alice Huan-mei Chen, Chief Medical Officer of Covered California.

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COVID-19’s Long Tail: Developing a Mental Health Strategy for Recovery

On this webinar participants explored how funding is sensitive to the disparate impacts of COVID-19 and discuss ways that funders can be advocates for the mental health needs of individuals, families, and communities that have suffered multiple losses due to weather-related disasters, pandemics, and economic suffering.

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2021 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: A New Behavioral Health Paradigm

Arthur Evans, Jr., American Psychological Association, discusses the need for a new behavioral health paradigm at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.

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2021 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy (Virtual)

The 2021 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held virtually from Tuesday, June 8 to Friday, June 11, 2021. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.

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2021 Annual Conference Quick Take: Virtual Crisis Care: Rural Innovation to Mental Health Crisis Response

This Quick Take will provide the nuts and bolts of how one state is piloting a statewide program to give rural law enforcement officers immediate access to mental health professionals using technology.

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How Does Climate Change Affect Children’s Mental Health?

This webinar explored both the effects of climate change on children’s mental health and the variety of approaches funders can take to build children’s resiliency and support the connections with community, adults, and educators that help children cope with uncertainty.

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Mental Health and Substance Use Funders Roundtable

This networking session offered an overview to connect and learn from other funders working in the Behavioral Health Funders Network and the Substance Use Funders Collaborative.

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Addressing the Mental Health Epidemic: Mindfulness, Healing, and Resiliency Strategies

This timely conversation dives into the current mental health landscape; highlights cost-effective, prevention-oriented programs; and shares insights on the future of mental health and roles for health funders.

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Care Partners: Bridging Families, Clinics, and Communities to Advance Late-Life Depression Care – Lessons Learned

On this webinar, participants joined GIH for an important conversation about the successes and challenges in implementing collaborative care interventions, the key lessons learned to date, and next steps to improve late-life depression care.

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Philanthropy’s Role in Fostering Grantee Resilience and Managing Secondary Trauma

Leaders from the field released findings and recommendation for action from our recently concluded national research project on secondary trauma.

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