Community Violence and Mental Health: Supporting Patients and Building Resilience
Resource Topic: Promising/Best Practices, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)
Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, Health Equity, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes.
Keywords: Community Engagement, Injury and Violence Prevention, Mental Health.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
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Resource Summary: Community violence is an urgent public health issue and an important social determinant of health. Experiencing or witnessing community violence can impact one’s physical, psychological, and emotional health. Community health centers can play a unique role in identifying, treating, and preventing violence exposure.
Resource Details: This is part one of a three-part webinar series that will discuss the impact of community violence on the mental health of patients and health center staff, and showcase health center-based violence prevention and intervention strategies. This session focused on the effects of community violence on patient mental health, and strategies to support staff and build resilience.