April is National Minority Health Month

Get involved by participating in upcoming events and seminars.

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Take the Pressure Off, NYC! Releases New Epi Data Brief

The new publication, “Prevalence of Hypertension, Awareness, Treatment and Control in New York City,” finds that nearly one third of New Yorkers have hypertension and that inequities persist by race and ethnicity.


NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene White Paper Examines Connection Between Wealth and Health

“Analyzing the Racial Wealth Gap and Implications for Health Equity” outlines three key recommendations from roundtable discussions held in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Read on to learn more.

A recording of NYC Department of Health and Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Feb. 28 event, “Reimagining Public Health for NYC: A Discussion on the Racial Wealth Gap and Health Equity,” may be viewed here

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---- In April, we also recognize Autism Awareness Month ----

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CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Finds Increase in Autism Prevalence

Data show a sharper increase in autism prevalence among Asian, Black and Hispanic children. The findings also demonstrate pandemic-related disruptions to early evaluations and access to support services. Read on at MedPage Today to learn more

View the CDC MMWR report here.

Mondays with Dr. Mark and Dr. Michael

On Monday, April 3, Dr. Mark and Dr. Michael examined neurodiversity as part of their discussion on “Workplace Accommodations for People with Disabilities: Challenges and Tech Solutions,” with Paul Reichert, Global Director of Ergonomics, Wellness at Goldman Sachs. 

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Effectively Embracing Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Check out the benefits of embracing neurodiversity in the workplace and learn how to foster conversation around this important topic:

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Steep Rise in Maternal Death Rates and a Worrying Trajectory

Experts believe the United States’ ongoing maternal mortality crisis was compounded by Covid-19, which led to an alarming increase in deaths.

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Alcohol Awareness in April

Be in the know about the symptoms of Alcohol Use Disorder and how to talk to children effectively about drugs and alcohol.

Find Quality Treatment for Substance Misuse

View NEBGH’s recent webinar, featuring an overview of the Shatterproof Treatment ATLAS, here.

Access Shatterproof’s Treatment ATLAS here.

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