Mental Health

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Safeguarding the people of Ukraine

The Ukrainian people continue to suffer atrocities at the hands of Russian armed forces, who invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. Two members of the University of Michigan community who have ties to Ukraine and have dedicated their talents and lend their expertise to help safeguard its people.

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Gender affirming care

What is gender affirming health care? Michigan Public Health experts explore the various ways gender affirming care is provided in healthcare settings, and how it can impact health outcomes for transgender and non-binary individuals.

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Exploring another pandemic: HIV/AIDS

We take a look at the HIV/AIDS pandemic, its history, associated issues like stigma and access to treatment, and what the lives of people with HIV/AIDS look like now.

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Black Families and Mental Health

In this episode of Population Healthy Season 3: Race, Inequity, and Closing the Health Gap, we take a deeper look at how Black families and individuals deal with the factors that impact their mental health. Mental health is a complicated and nuanced subject, and racial trauma and stigmas add additional layers of complexity for communities of color. This creates a landscape that is difficult for Black adults and children to navigate.

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Mental Health on Campus: Reshaping Higher Ed to Help Students Thrive

Experts from the University of Michigan School of Public Health come together to assess the state of mental health on campuses nationwide and the ways higher education can reshape learning environments to nurture and empower diverse student populations, and in turn, set them up for healthy lives.