Connecting Mental Health and Wealth in North Carolina

Mental health and wealth are inextricably linked, influencing each other bidirectionally. While many factors contribute to mental health, we know from the social determinants of health that the most foundational are socioeconomic, including income, wealth, and safe neighborhoods. Asset Funders Network defines wealth in an assets-to-debt ratio. 

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The Impacts of the Climate Crisis on Mental Health: Research, Solutions, and Action

GIH Events

During this interactive conversation with mental health experts, Gen Z, and climate-mental health advocates, speakers shared the latest research on the impacts of climate change and mental health on young people and the disproportionate impacts on Black, Indigenous, and people of color. The field leaders also discuss the political and cultural dimensions of the foundation community addressing this emergent public health issue. 

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Episcopal Health Foundation: November 2022


Key findings from a new statewide survey on social determinants of health say that medical care alone isn’t enough for a person to live a healthy life, so the state should invest more resources to address non-medical factors like unemployment, neighborhood conditions, and housing.

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Latino Health Equity and the Social Determinants of Health

Earlier this year, with the goal of generating new insights and ideas about the role funders can play to advance health equity for Latinos and other people of color in California, GIH and Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) convened a meeting in San Francisco for funders and community partners on building a movement for Latino health equity.

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