The CHCF Blog
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The Health Care System Has the Black Community in a Choke Hold
August 4, 2020
A system that is literally supposed to help those who can’t breathe is figuratively applying a choke hold to Black people by sending them home to die when they say, "I can’t breathe."
San Francisco Puts Community Paramedics on Front Lines of the Pandemic
July 28, 2020
Homelessness & Health Care, Workforce
It's no easy task to find people who lack shelter, have substance use disorders, and mistrust authorities — and then persuade them to move into a quarantine site.
CHCF’s Response to the COVID-19 Behavioral Health Crisis in California
July 16, 2020
Catherine Teare, Katherine Haynes
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Telehealth
CHCF remains dedicated to partnering with mental health and substance use disorder providers and leaders to advance behavioral health care in the face of the pandemic.
I Faced a Challenge One Out of Every Three Americans Has: Depression and Anxiety
July 8, 2020
Behavioral Health, Health Equity
As the nation wrestles with serious issues, it has never been more important for business and economic leaders to move beyond platitudes on mental health.