HRSA eNews December 21, 2017

Our year in review

Every year we make significant strides to accomplish our mission. 2017 was no different. Discover what we've accomplished together this year.

Check out our 2017 Year In Review infographic (PDF - 540 KB).

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New resources on trauma, suicide prevention, and intimate partner violence

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The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) has new and revised webpages on Trauma, Suicide Prevention, and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) - which are often interrelated issues. Trauma is highly prevalent and a major risk factor for suicide and IPV.

The updated pages feature many of the best nationwide resources on these topics, tailored to behavioral health and primary care organizations. 

For questions, contact CIHS.


Doxing and other cyberbulling tactics

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“Doxing” is a form of online harassment used to exact revenge and to threaten and destroy the privacy of individuals by making their personal information public, including addresses, social security, credit card and phone numbers, links to social media accounts, and other private data. 

Learn more about doxing and other forms of cyberbullying.




Essential Community Providers (ECP) for 2019 – act by Friday, December 22

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight released a draft ECP list for Plan Year 2019.

Providers who wish to submit corrections, updates, or requests for inclusion can do so until the deadline on Friday, December 22.

Provide comments on the draft 2019 ECP list.



Webinar: Medical-Legal Partnership in action – adapting MLP to your center and community

January 9, 2 - 3:30 p.m. ET

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This webinar aims to help participants understand the MLP approach and field, and how it aligns with existing health centers' services and priorities, especially enabling services. 

It will also discuss the opportunities for multi-sector engagement across all health centers and civil legal aid offices with a focus on population health strategies. 

The webinar will be helpful to HRSA grantees, healthcare providers, public health officials, community-based organizations and legal aid advocates wanting to learn more about how this intervention could work in their community.

It will be held January 9 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET.

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Date Last Reviewed:  January 2018

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