Community Involvement

community involvement

  • Being agents of change for health

    Being agents of change for health

    We know that many social factors contribute to health, and our advocacy agenda reflects their importance.

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  • Housing as a bridge to better mental health

    Housing as a bridge to better mental health

    A look at the power of home and community, and the "housing first" response to homelessness.

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  • Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care

    Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care

    Study finds Medicaid costs decrease when people with very low incomes have secure housing.

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  • Raising connected kids in an age of disconnection

    Raising connected kids in an age of disconnection

    Family therapist Kathryn Anderson discusses how parents can raise connected kids by focusing on the values of community, positive relationships, and the ability to be vulnerable.

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  • Dispelling myths about people who receive Medicaid

    Dispelling myths about people who receive Medicaid

    People who are covered by Medicaid have the same hopes and plans as anybody else, but often have access to fewer resources. When they need health care, Providence St. Joseph Health is there.

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  • Pain in the nation: Policy ideas to save lives

    Pain in the nation: Policy ideas to save lives

    Well Being Trust focuses on mental health and substance misuse while working closely with partners who will pursue policy in other areas to create a cohesive community-focused framework for well-being

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  • #WhyIWalk: Out of the Darkness Walk Team Captain Testimonials

    #WhyIWalk: Out of the Darkness Walk Team Captain Testimonials

    The Out of the Darkness Walks are a journey of hope and healing that unites communities and acknowledges the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones.

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  • Bringing suicide out of the darkness: Raising awareness, removing stigma

    Bringing suicide out of the darkness: Raising awareness, removing stigma

    Each one of us is on the front lines of the suicide epidemic. We can pay attention, ask questions, listen without judgment and be present for those who are suffering.

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  • Dying should not be so hard

    Dying should not be so hard

    Together, we can help ease the burdens experienced by people who are seriously ill and dying.

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  • What would the Sisters say about #MeToo?

    What would the Sisters say about #MeToo?

    An open letter to the caregivers of Providence St. Joseph Health

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  • Shining a light on poverty and heart disease

    Shining a light on poverty and heart disease

    Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in developing countries and in low-income populations in the first world.

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  • Calling all patients: Ask your questions and know your rights

    Calling all patients: Ask your questions and know your rights

    The doctor-patient relationship continues to be the bedrock of modern medicine, with strong partnership forming a cornerstone of care. You have the right to be fully informed.

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  • Health, healing and politics: Why we speak up

    Health, healing and politics: Why we speak up

    We are advocates on behalf of everyone we serve, especially those on the margins...

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  • Parkland: Enough is enough

    Parkland: Enough is enough

    Providence St. Joseph Health is speaking up for the safety and well-being of our nation's children

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  • Combatting the costliest health condition in the world

    Combatting the costliest health condition in the world

    We need to continue to talk openly about mental health issues and band together to help those in need

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  • Giving a voice to the vulnerable

    Giving a voice to the vulnerable

    You might be surprised to learn who is covered by Medicaid; they are likely people you know—loved ones, neighbors or work friends.

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  • Intervention key to helping children overcome abuse

    Intervention key to helping children overcome abuse

    The trauma is not only real, but can have lifelong consequences. Thankfully, there’s hope.

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  • Why community immunity is so important

    Why community immunity is so important

    Getting vaccinated may prevent disease in your neighborhood and save lives.

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  • The great health care reform debate - insights from Capitol Hill

    The great health care reform debate - insights from Capitol Hill

    Here’s a glimpse into the future of America’s health care system from the perspective of Providence St. Joseph lobbyist Ali Santore.

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  • The current health care debate impacts us all

    The current health care debate impacts us all

    Providence Executive Vice President, Rhonda Medows, weighs in on the current health care debate.

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