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

Coronavirus Community Resources | Recursos Comunitarios de Coronavirus

The following includes sources of information about the Coronavirus at the local, state, national and international levels, with relevant resources for our communities in California at the local and state level.

A continuación se incluyen fuentes de información a nivel local, estatal, nacional e internacional sobre el Coronavirus, con materiales relevantes para nuestras comunidades a nivel local y del estado de California.

Radio Bilingüe Interview (in Spanish) | Entrevista con Radio Bilingüe

El efecto de salud mental de COVID-19 (7 de mayo de 2020)

La angustia financiera y el aislamiento social debido a la crisis del coronavirus están desencadenando una ola de sufrimiento mental y emocional sin precedentes. Muchos estresan y se preocupan por la salud de familiares y amigos. En el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Salud Mental, los expertos invitados informan sobre el acceso a la telemedicina y la teleconsejería desde el hogar para combatir la crisis, recomiendan recursos que salvan vidas y dan consejos prácticos sobre qué hacer si un ser querido está luchando con el dolor, la ansiedad y la depresión. Estos y otros temas se discuten en esta edición.

Mental Health Toll of COVID-19 (April 7, 2020) 

Financial distress and social isolation due to the coronavirus crisis are triggering an unprecedented wave of mental and emotional suffering. Many stress and worry over the health of family and friends. On National Mental Health Awareness Month, guest experts report on access telemedicine and telecounseling from home to fight the crisis, recommend lifesaving resources, and give practical advice on what to do if a loved one is struggling with grief, anxiety and depression. These and other topics are discussed in this edition.

Telemundo33 (in Spanish):

Lista de casos confirmados de coronavirus en el norte de California (10 de marzo de 2020) List of confirmed coronavirus cases in Northern California (March 10, 2020)

¿Ansiedad por aislamiento? Un médico explica como puedes combatirla. (6 de abril de 2020) Isolation anxiety? A doctor explains how you can combat it. (April 6, 2020)

August 20, 2020  | 1-2 p.m.

Click here for a recording of the CalMatters conversation on the long-term impact of the pandemic on the mental health of kids in California. 

CalMatters health and welfare reporter Elizabeth Aguilera moderated the conversation about the potential long-term effects of COVID-19 on mental health, what behaviors to watch for in your child and how to help them cope with the stress of the pandemic. Panel members include Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, Surgeon General of California, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Patricia Lozano, Executive Director of Early Edge California and Dr. Pedro Noguera, Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education.

July 28, 2020  | 12-2:30 p.m.

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the California Health Care Foundation are hosting a virtual three-part symposium on Trauma-Informed Care and Services for Immigrant Families on July 28, August 25, and September 22, 2020.

In Part I, experts discussed the effects of trauma on immigrant families with regard to public charge, DACA and COVID-19.

Part I Presentations: Slide decks from our panel experts Dr. Luis Zayas, Samantha Artiga, and Mayra Alvarez are available.

Part I Recording: Trauma in immigrant families: Public charge, DACA and COVID-19 recorded webinar is available. 

June 23, 2020

Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations Webinar, featured our Center Director, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola as the Keynote Speaker.

Access to the recorded webinar Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations is available here.

June 18, 2020

The Virtual Science Cafe, COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis featured Dr. Toby Ewing of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, Dr. Jim Kooler of the California Department of Health Care Services Behavioral Health Division, and Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director and the Director of Community Engagement for the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC).

Access to the recorded webinar from the June 30, 2020, Science Cafe, COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis is available here.

A PDF of the slide deck is also available.

8 de mayo de 2020 | May 8, 2020

Evento en vivo por Facebook Live con el senador Benjamín Robles de Oaxaca, México

La Salud de los Mexicanos en los E.U.A.: ¿Porqué han resultado ser la población más vulnerable?

Facebook Live Event with Senator Benjamin Robles from Oaxaca, Mexico (in Spanish)

Mexican Health in the U.S.: Why have they turned out to be the most vulnerable population?

May 5, 2020 | 12 pm - 1 pm PST

The UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) invited Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola to be part of a webinar panel focusing on evidence of distress related to COVID-19 in the United States and the disparate impact the virus is having on communities of color. You are all invited and encouraged to access the recorded webinarPDF of the slide deck is also available. 

24 de abril de 2020 | April 24, 2020

Consejos y Herramientas para la salud mental de nuestras comunidades durante la Pandemia del Coronavirus

El director del Centro, el Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, dio una presentación en español titulada “Consejos y Herramientas para la Salud Mental de Nuestras Comunidades Durante la Pandemia de Coronavirus.” La presentación no solo dio consejos y recursos para la salud mental, sino también incluyó datos y estadísticas de varios resultados de encuestas (y propensiones) nacionales y de California sobre el grado de la amenaza de COVID-19 y como está afectando la salud mental de la población.

Esta presentación fue patrocinada por la organización Asociación Americana de México (AMA) .  Esta organización incluye una red de más de 350 líderes que representan organizaciones comunitarias, corporaciones, instituciones académicas, gobiernos locales, cámaras de comercio, medios de comunicación, pequeñas empresas, instituciones religiosas y muchos otros sectores de la sociedad a través de los Estados Unidos.

La presentación fue grabada y esta disponible aquí. El archivo de las diapositivas en forma de PDF están disponibles aquí.

Por favor comparta con las comunidades que hablen español. 

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, our Center Director presented on "Tips and Resources for Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemia" (in Spanish). In addition, the presentation includes results of national and California polls (and trends) about the extent to which the COVID-19 threat is affecting the mental health of the population.

This presentation was sponsored by the American Mexican Association (AMA). This organization includes a network of over 350 leaders who represent community organizations, corporations, academic institutions, local governments, chambers of commerce, media, small businesses, religious institutions, and many other sectors of society across the US. 

The recorded webinar is available here. The slide deck from the webinar is available here as a PDF.

Please share with your Spanish speaking communities.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coronavirus en español (multiple languages | diferentes idiomas)

Caring for Children in a Disaster: Helping Children Cope | Cómo ayudar a los niños a sobrellevar las emergencias

Reducing Stigma

Stress and CopingManeje la ansiedad y el estrés

Steps to Self Care | Pasos para el cuidado de sí mismo (el autocuidado) (jpg)

Disaster Distress Hotline | En Español (April 10, 2020)

Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19 (April 2, 2020)

Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19 (April 6, 2020)

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak (March 18, 2020) (multiple languages | diferentes idiomas)

  • California Department of Public Health

COVID-19 Updates | Actualizaciones de COVID-19 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in California

Our Community Our Health

Navigating COVID-19

How does the Corona virus work in my body? (April 9, 2020)

What does the Corona virus do in my body? (April 9, 2020)

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

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.

English PDF version of this book.

Spanish PDF version of this book.

Una copia de este libro en español.

Principios De Vinculación Comunitaria, Segunda Edición

Building Partnerships: Conversations with African Americans About Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Conversations with Communities about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Conversations with the Hmong about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Conversations with Latinos and Asian Americans about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Conversations with Latino Migrants about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Conversations with LGBTQ Youth about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Conversations with Native Americans about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Building Partnerships: Key Considerations when Engaging Underserved Communities under the MHSA

Engaging the Underserved: Personal Accounts of Communities on Mental Health Needs for Prevention and Early Intervention Strategies

Filipino American Voices: Community Narratives about Mental Health in Solano County

Kev Koom Tes: Kev Txuas Lus Nrog Cov Hmoob Txog Ntawm Zej Zog Tej Kev Txhawj Xeeb Thiab Kev Huaj Vam

LGBTQ Voices: Community Narratives about Mental Health in Solano County

Latino Voices: Community Narratives about Mental Health in Solano County

Mga Boses Mula Sa Mga Filipino American: Mga Kwento Mula Sa Komunidad Tungkol Sa Kalusugan Ng Pag-Iisip Sa Solano County

Mga Boses Mula Sa Mga Latino: Mga Kwento Mula Sa Komunidad Tungkol Sa Kalusugan Ng Pag-Iisip Sa Solano County

Mga Boses Mula Sa Mga LGBTQ: Mga Kwento Mula Sa Komunidad Tungkol Sa Kalusugan Ng Pag-Iisip Sa Solano County

Voces Filipinoamericanas: Relatos de la Comunidad Acerca de la Salud Mental en el Condado de Solano

Voces LGBTQ: Relatos de la Comunidad Acerca de la Salud Mental en el Condado de Solano

Voces Latinas: Relatos de la Comunidad Acerca de la Salud Mental en el Condado de Solano