The Impact of Climate Change on Health Equity
People are increasingly concerned about the connection between climate change and health. Adopting a health equity lens, one can see that the same factors that predispose communities to health inequities influence climate vulnerability.
988 Hotline Goes Live: Ready or Not, Here it Comes
On Saturday, July 16, 2022 the new national mental health crisis hotline 988 goes live. While the hotline will undoubtedly save lives, numerous challenges remain.
Get to Know…Moses Gur
Moses joined Third Horizon Strategies (THS) as a manager in September 2021. He is an educator and health advocate that consistently seeks opportunities to broaden his horizons and understand different perspectives. Born in Israel and raised in North Carolina, he...
Best Practices for Organizing and Transforming Data into Action
The ever-increasing drive toward comprehensive, coordinated, affordable health care has made data analytics an indispensable part of the health care landscape. Even small organizations are involved in collecting large amounts of data about the work they do and the...
Social Media and Kids: The Next Settlement?
In January, my colleague Mindy Klowden accurately predicted that pediatric behavioral health would be top of mind in 2022. Six months later, that prediction is accurate. This Spring, the New York Times ran a series examining the youth mental health crisis. One article...
Alcohol Use Disorder: A Hidden Epidemic
Although alcohol use disorder has long been a deadly epidemic, it is often ignored as such because alcohol is legal, widely available, and socially acceptable.