Funded by Global Health Seed Grants, five faculty-led efforts will address disparities related to adolescent pregnancy and sexual health information, immigrant health care access, tuberculosis disease prevention, health communication training, and dementia among indigenous older adults.
Only Half of Children With Autism Receive Early Intervention Services
Socially disadvantaged children and those from minority backgrounds are less likely to receive services before 36 months of age, a Rutgers study finds.
Faculty Launch Diverse Projects to Confront Health Inequities
Funded by Global Health Seed Grants, five faculty-led efforts will address disparities related to postpartum mental health, diseases of poverty, child feeding in farming communities, racial stigma in hospital care, and intimate partner violence.
Back to School Brings Mental Health Challenges. Rutgers Steps Up Efforts to Help.
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care hired an additional 30 mental health clinicians this summer, specifically to work with school districts to promote the social and emotional health of the state’s students, teachers, and staff as the pandemic continues.
New Jersey Department of Children and Families and Rutgers Launch New Data Dashboard
The dashboard, which displays information to help state residents, stakeholders, and policy makers understand the range of services available to youth and families, comes at a critical time. The pandemic continues to impact children and youth, who face increased levels of anxiety, stress, isolation, and a sense of loss and grief.
Rutgers Launches Youth Behavioral Health and Well-Being Initiative with $30 Million Gift
The pressing need for comprehensive mental health services for New Jersey’s young people—including youth in underserved and underrepresented communities—has inspired a Rutgers alumna to help transform youth mental health care and research in the state.
How to Develop Cultural Competence
Nursing science faculty member Susan Caplan, an authority on the assessment and treatment of mental health issues in Latino communities, offers practical tips for developing cultural competence while working in global health.