Resources |Center for Reducing Health Disparities Resource | UC Davis Health

Resources

Within this resources page, you will find links to various reports the Center for Reducing Health Disparities has published, along with Community Resources. When available, information is provided in languages other than English.

Dentro de esta página de recursos, encontrará enlaces a varios informes que ha publicado el Centro para Reducir las Disparidades en la Salud, junto con Recursos Comunitarios. Cuando está disponible, la información se proporciona en otros idiomas además del inglés.

CRHD Publications

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities has produced a number of publications that address inequities in health for racial, ethnic, and language minority populations, as well as curriculum development.

El Centro para Reducir las Disparidades de Salud ha producido una serie de publicaciones que abordan las desigualdades en la salud de las poblaciones minoritarias raciales, étnicas y lingüísticas, así como el desarrollo de planes de estudio.

Engaging With Communities - Lessons (Re)Learned From COVID-19 (PDF)

Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd Edition

This edition was developed as a partnership among the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration, other federal agencies, academic institutions, community organizations and individuals who are committed to advancing community engagement. Through the presentation of tools and success stories, Principles of Community Engagement (Second Edition) provides public health professionals, health care providers, researchers and community-based leaders and organizations with both the theoretical framework and practical guidance for engaging partners in projects to advance health science and benefit communities nationwide.

Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd Edition (PDF)

Esta edición se desarrolló como una asociación entre los Institutos Nacionales de Salud, los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), la Administración de Recursos y Servicios de Salud, otras agencias federales, instituciones académicas, organizaciones comunitarias y personas comprometidas con el avance de la participación comunitaria. A través de la presentación de herramientas e historias de éxito, Principios de participación comunitaria (segunda edición) brinda a los profesionales de la salud pública, proveedores de atención médica, investigadores y líderes comunitarios y organizaciones tanto el marco teórico como la orientación práctica para involucrar a los socios en proyectos para promover la salud. la ciencia y beneficiar a las comunidades de todo el país.

Principios de Vinculación Comunitaria, segunda edición (PDF)

The UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities “Providing Quality Health and Health Care with CLAS” curriculum is an innovative program designed to help leaders in the health care industry develop comprehensive strategies to meet accreditation requirements and improve their quality of culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Created in collaboration with the State of California Office of Multicultural Health and the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, this curriculum is an effective method for quality improvement using innovative teaching modalities. In addition, the curriculum addresses regulatory requirements at the national and local levels.

California Reducing Disparities Project (Phase 1)

The “Building Partnerships” reports present results from our initial community engagement meetings with various underserved and underrepresented communities in California. Their voices provide first-hand descriptions of the needs of their community and their struggles and accomplishments as members of a community excluded from full participation in society. Their experiences and insight provide invaluable guidance for developing Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) programs and improving mental health services for these communities.

Solano County Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Cultural Transformation Model (ICCTM): In 2016 Solano County Behavioral Health Division (SCBHD), partnered with UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD), to launch a multi-phase five-year community-initiated Mental Health Services Act Innovation project known as the Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Cultural Transformation Model (ICCTM). The project focuses on highlighting the experiences and mental health needs of the Filipino American, Latino and LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) communities of Solano County. Read the initial research reports, “Community Narratives About Mental Health in Solano County” below:

American Journal of Public Health, Peer Reviewed, Research and Practice Article: Community Needs, Concerns, and Perceptions About Health Research: Findings from the Clinical and Translational Science Award Sentinel Network (PDF)

California Reducing Disparities Project, Phase 1: The California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) is a statewide prevention and early intervention effort to reduce mental health disparities in underserved communities:

Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission: Prevention and Early Intervention Trends Report 2011 (PDF)

Solano County Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Cultural Transformation Model (ICCTM): In 2016 Solano County Behavioral Health Division (SCBHD), partnered with UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD), to launch a multi-phase five-year community-initiated Mental Health Services Act Innovation project known as the Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Cultural Transformation Model (ICCTM).  Provided here is a link to the Final Evaluation Report (Flip Book), Final Evaluation Repor (PDF).

The Mental and Physical Health of Iraqi Refugees (PDF) project aimed to identify current health conditions of recent Sacramento area refugees from Iraq and to identify the challenges they encountered in accessing care for both physical and mental health conditions.

Community Resources

The following list includes resources and information on behavioral health, public health, and community partners.

Recursos Comunitarios

La siguiente lista incluye recursos e información sobre salud mental, salud pública, y socios comunitarios.

Take Action for Mental Health: As part of California's ongoing mental health movement, the Take Action for Mental Health campaign is designed to help you check in, learn more, and get support for your own mental health or the mental health of someone you care about.

Toma Acción Para la Salud Mental: Como parte del movimiento en curso en California por la salud mental, la campaña Toma acción por la salud mental (en inglés, Take Action for Mental Health) se ha creado para ayudarlo a preguntar y saber cómo estamos, aprender más y obtener asesoramiento sobre su propia salud mental o la salud mental de alguien que usted aprecia.

Sanamente: Somos millones de personas y miles de organizaciones que comparten una visión conjunta de crear una comunidad donde todos se sienten cómodos buscando la ayuda que se merecen.

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association: The mission of the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) is to promote the mental health and well-being of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Since its founding, NAAPIMHA strives to raise awareness of the role of mental health in an individual's health and well-being, especially in Asian American Pacific Islander communities throughout the country.

Steinburg Institute: We are an independent, nonprofit public policy institute dedicated to advancing sound public policy and inspiring leadership on issues of brain health. We believe that mental health is the under-attended issue of our time.

Steps to Self-Care: Restoring balance in our life requires dedication and practice. Incorporating a does of self-care into our daily habits can take a moment (or more) to take care of yourself.

Pasos para el cuidado de sí mismo (el autocuidado): Manteniendo el equilibiro entre la vida personal y profesional provueve una major calidad de vida y proteja nuestra salud mental. Se logra este equilibrio con el autocontrol y la concienceia de uno mismo. A continuación, encontrará formas de cuidarse para fortalecer el bienestar.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to improve the lives of individuals living with mental and substance use disorders, and their families.

Together for Wellness: Mental Health and Wellness Tips for Today. We've collected a bunch of resources to help support your ongoing wellness during these times.

Juntos por Nuestro Bienestar: Consejos de Salud Mental y Bienestar para el Día de Hoy. Hemos recopilado varios recursos para ayudarle a continuar manteniéndose saludable durante estos tiempos difíciles.

California Department of Public Health: The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety at UC Davis conducts research and trainings in English and Spanish and creates educational materials that are based on regulations and best practices for employers, community-based organizations and farmworkers. Listed below are their COVID-19 resources in English and Spanish.

To find testing and vaccination sites in Sacramento and Yolo Counties, see the links below.

UC Davis Health provides ongoing updates about the corona virus in Coronavirus Updates. Learn more about the Omicron Subvariant in their latest issue.

Crisis Text Line
Text "HOME" to 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

Línea de texto de crisis
Envíe un mensaje de texto con la palabra "HOME" al 741741 desde cualquier lugar de los EE. UU. Para enviar un mensaje de texto con un consejero de crisis capacitado las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana. 

Mental Health First – Crisis Line 916-670-4062
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. (overnight).

Salud mental primero - Línea de crisis 916-670-4062
Viernes, sábado y domingo de 19:00 a 7:00 (pernoctación).

Mental Health Urgent Care Center
916-520-2460 Walk-in center open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays/Sundays/Holidays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located across the street from the UC Davis Medical Center at 2130 Stockton Blvd., Bldg. 300 (in the back on the left).

Centro de atención urgente de salud mental
916-520-2460
El centro sin cita abre de lunes a viernes de 10 a.m. a 6 p.m. y sábados/domingos/festivos de 10 a.m. a 5 p.m. Está ubicado frente al Centro Médico UC Davis en 2130 Stockton Blvd., Bldg. 300 (en la parte de atrás a la izquierda).

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
For 24-hour suicide prevention call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Prevención del Suicido Nacional
Para la llamada de prevención del suicidio las 24 horas a 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Sacramento County Mental Health 24-hour Crisis Line
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 1-888-881-4881 or 1-916-875-1055.

Línea de crisis de salud mental del condado de Sacramento las 24 horas
Si está experimentando una crisis de salud mental, llame al 1-888-881-4881 or 1-916-875-1055.

Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support and resources they need to survive and thrive.  To call, dial 1-877-565-8860.

Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline es una organización liderada por personas trans que conecta a las personas trans con la comunidad, el apoyo y los recursos que necesitan para sobrevivir y prosperar. Para llamar, marque 1-877-565-8860.

Trevor Project
If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the Trevor Lifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.

Trevor Project
Si es un joven en crisis, se siente suicida o necesita un lugar seguro y libre de juicios para hablar, llame a Trevor Lifeline ahora al 1-866-488-7386.

California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (CIYJA): CIYJA is a statewide immigrant youth-led alliance that focuses on placing immigrant youth in advocacy and policy delegations in order to ensure pro-immigrant policies go beyond legalization and shed light on how the criminalization of immigrants varies based on identity.

California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC): The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) is a constituent-based statewide immigrant rights organization with offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento and Oakland. It is a leading immigrant rights institution in the state. CIPC advocates for policies that uphold the humanity of immigrants and refugees while advancing racial, social and economic justice.

Legal Services of Northern California Legal Services of Northern California serves 23 counties in Northern California with eight office locations in Sacramento, Auburn, Chico, Eureka, Redding, Ukiah, Vallejo and Woodland. We invite you to contact your local LSNC office for more information about our free services available in your area. 

California Department of Public Health: The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) mission is to advance the health and well-being of California's diverse people and communities.

National Institutes of Health Community Engagement Alliance (NIH CEAL): The Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities works closely with the communities hit hardest by COVID-19. NIH CEAL has developed a number of resources for health professionals and community members.

Office of the California Surgeon General: Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of all Californians. As California's first Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris established early childhood, health equity, and ACEs and toxic stress as key priorities. The Office of the California Surgeon General has set the bold goal to reduce ACEs and toxic stress by half in one generation.

Roadmap for Resilience: The California Surgeon General's Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health (PDF).

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO): The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is the specialized international health agency for the Americas. It works with countries throughout the region to improve and protect people's health. PAHO engages in technical cooperation with its member countries to fight communicable and noncommunicable diseases and their causes, to strengthen health systems, and to respond to emergencies and disasters. Listed below are resources about mental health and COVID-19 in English and Spanish.

For testing and vaccination sites in Sacramento and Yolo Counties, see the links below.

Sacramento County:

Yolo County:

Food Insecurity – Inseguridad alimentaria


California Association of Food Banks: CA Food Banks believes access to adequate food is a human right. This site provides information about accessing immediate food assistance, finding a local food bank, or applying for the CalFresh nutrition program.

CA Food Banks cree que el acceso a una alimentación adecuada es un derecho humano. Este sitio proporciona información sobre cómo acceder a asistencia alimentaria inmediata, encontrar un banco de alimentos local o solicitar el programa de nutrición CalFresh.

CalFresh, California's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), provides monthly food benefits to individuals and families with low-income. Apply for CalFresh.

CalFresh, el Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP) de California, brinda beneficios de alimentos mensuales a personas y familias de bajos ingresos. Solicite CalFresh.

Meals on Wheels: Meals on Wheels operates in virtually every community in America to address senior hunger and isolation.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC):  California WIC Association (CWA) is a non-profit organization of local agencies administering the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Access this website to apply for WIC services, get information and resources, including information about COVID-19

Low-Cost Utilities – Recursos para Obtener Costos Bajos de Servicios


Consumer Programs and Services, California Public Utilities Commission: Explore the Consumer Programs and Services website for financial assistance and other types of programs for electrical energy, internet, phone, natural gas, water, and more.

California Lifeline Program: The California LifeLine Program is a state program that provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households.

El programa California LifeLine es un programa estatal que provee servicio telefónico básico con descuento para servicio telefónico básico y servicio de teléfono celular para grupos familiares elegibles.